Industrial Property Office is one of the central bodies of the Czech Republic State Administration and is working mostly in the field of patent and trademark granting. This is not the only function though to grant patents for inventions and to keep register of trademarks. The government body decision is needed to constitute them as industrial rights, that would recognize them for such and register them in a public collection. This is the role of Industrial Property Office and the cause of its name.
The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR) was established in 1992 by the Czech National Council (Act No. 283/1992 of the Collection of Acts) as the Czech successor of the former Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. ASCR is the leading non-university basic research public institution in the Czech Republic. It conducts both fundamental and strategic applied research to create scientific knowledge that contributes to strengthening the nation's position in key areas of science and to finding up-to-date solutions to contemporary problems of the society.
Is a voluntary association of professional and amateur astronomers and friends of astronomy and related sciences in the Czech Republic. CAS has also corporate members (e.g. Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic). CAS was founded on December 8, 1917 in Prague.
AVO is the only organization within the Czech Republic, which represents and promotes in full extent the interests of applied research in entrepreneur sector. Members of AVO are the most Czech organizations and units oriented to research and development, who are promoted and operated from largely private resources in various branches of industry, building and architecture. The members of AVO represent at present more than 8 thousand professionals working in this area.
The Project Technological Profile of the Czech Republic (database of innovation potential) originated as a activity in Czech - German scientific and technological cooperation with official grant of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in 1998.
The Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GACR) - Czech Science Foundation was established in April 1993 by the Czech law No. 300/1992 as an independent institution that should promote progress over the whole range of scientific and technological development in the Czech Republic. Grants are provided to all kinds of Czech state and private research and development institutions and to private persons who are Czech citizens and reside permanently in the Czech Republic. Foreign private persons and institutions can cooperate in wo rk on the grant projects.