DIHs Community Meeting

DIHs Community Meeting


Candidate EDIH? Yes.

City: Prague.


DIH CTU CIIRC is a university institute of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) and is one of the 6 candidates the European Centers for Digital Innovation (eDIH) in the Czech Republic

With its motto to “Inspire and Make the Czech Industry 4.0” the mission of DIH CIIRC CTU is to carry out research, promote quality doctoral and master courses, and attract students to research. Therefore, to create a scientific research infrastructure and a creative open academic environment that makes space for mutually beneficial cooperation among sections of the Czech Technical University, and among other universities in the Czech Republic or abroad, the Czech Academy of Sciences, state authorities, industrial enterprises, and other partners. Moreover, DIH CIIRC CTU assists companies (mainly SMEs) through technology transfer in their digitization process.


Sectoral coverage: Manufacturing Industry, Automotive, Machinery, Electronics, medical industry, Aerospace, chemicals, etc,.
Technological focus: AI, digital twin, additive Manufacturing, predictive maintanence, big data.
Customer types: DIH CIIRC CTU boosts up efficient cooperation and creates a cross-linked Industry 4.0 ecosystem comprising various entities: • Manufacturing companies, mainly SMEs, but also large corporates • Technology providers, developers, and integrators • Professional and industry associations, business chambers, innovation centers, and incubators • Academy, universities, and research organizations as well as students • Public sector, policymakers, and public authorities • Financial sectors, banks, funds The main industrial stakeholders are from the automotive, aerospace, machine tools, and special machine manufacturers sectors. Types of businesses – both SMEs and large industries – reflect the entire product lifespan and supply value chain and are represented by end-users, partners and collaborators, machine builders and manufacturers, technology developers/providers and system integrators, start-ups and technology innovators, software and application developers and maintenance, and industry-driven network, associations, and influencers (early adopters). The relevant job positions within the company managerial structure comprise managers and decision-makers, but also planners, and technical staff. .
Service Offering:

DIH CIIRC CTU´s services are provided in the areas of:

Industry 4.0 principles implementation – provision of evaluation of digital readiness level of a company including strategy development plan (i.e. Digital Maturity Assessment); collaborative research, proof of concept, testing and validation: use of Testbed for Industry 4.0 as an experimental workplace for joint research, development, and testing innovative solutions and processes for smart factories in cooperation with industry

Digital innovation knowledge management - developing skills, mentoring, and education by providing thematic education workshops with a focus on Industry 4.0 & Society 4.0 concept in particular with on-demand demonstrations; supporting the creation of startups/spinoffs via activities of CTU Media Lab Foundation and eClub start-up teams; identifying of funding opportunities; providing on-demand and general market studies, such as Analysis of Czech Industry 2020

Ecosystem building – matching main stakeholders (academia, government, and industrial partners) together by organizing community events such as thematic workshops, conferences, and networking events;
raising awareness by public relations activities e.g. Open House Day in Testbed for Industry 4.0 or newsletter Bulletin of Industry 4.0 (mainly in the Czech language as designed for local audiences); development of national/regional digitalization strategies; providing consultations, market studies, expert opinions; tackling Covid pandemic crisis by activating the ecosystem (e.g. development and transfer to mass production of CIIRC RP95 Half Mask or development and transfer into the use of robotic station that helps in the process of pipette sampling).

In terms of cooperation with other Hubs, we look for:
OTHER RELEVANT ASPECTS: strnou in ecosystem Building
YOUR NEED IN ONE SENTENCE: Sharing experienece in technology transfer
NAMES OF THE HUBS YOU WOULD LIKE TO MEET: Sharing experienece in technology transfer

Let’s meet each other

Delegate 1:

Alena Burešová

Delegate 2: