EEA Scholarship Programme; Bilateral Scholarship Programme
Czech Republic (CZ07)
Project stories, news and features
The message to Czech employers is quite obvious: It’s not your head that’s not working if you’re sitting in a wheelchair, it’s your legs.
Investment in research, education and innovation is key to growth and job creation in Europe, making it a major focus in European and national strategies. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway support research and scholarship cooperation with twelve countries in Europe.
How can electricity be produced in an environmentally friendly way? Researchers from the Czech Republic and Iceland are working together to strengthen research on clean energy and environmentally friendly technologies.
Tereza Češková is a Ph.D. student of Educational Science at the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University in Brno. She is likewise one of the around 130 Czech students participating in exchange studies with support through the Grants.
“It’s about innovation through bottom-up development,” explains Jiří Dlouhý, project manager at CUEC. Faced with limited capacity, knowledge and resources, rural communities often struggle to improve the local economy.