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How to reform the transfer of technologies?

25/01/2024
Prime Minister Petr Fiala and Minister for Science, Research, and Innovation Helena Langšádlová introduced individual measures of a comprehensive reform of knowledge transfer – the transfer of scientific findings into practice on January 25 at the National Technical Library. CEO of IOCB Tech, Martin Fusek, was one of the main speakers. Read more

IOCB Tech presented an important project at BioFIT in Marseille

18/12/2023
IOCB Tech presented a project on Neuro-active Steroids for Treatment of Neuropathic Pain. The project was presented both in the poster section as well as in the category of pitch talks for Collaborative and Licensing Opportunity Presentations. It was a first oral presentation of a new Mode of Action in this therapeutic indication. Read more

Martin Fusek has been awarded the Gold Medal of Charles University

30/11/2023
The prestigious commemorative medal of Charles University is an accolade bestowed upon exceptional individuals who have significantly contributed to the development of the university, its faculties, or the fields of science, education, and academic freedoms.   Read more

IOCB Tech Group successfully represents the Czech Republic at the prestigious biotech conference BIO-Europe 2023

06/11/2023
Over 5,000 participants from more than 50 countries and a total of over 30,000 official meetings – that was the outcome of this year's edition of the international BIO-Europe conference in Munich. The Czech Republic was represented by the companies IOCB Tech, i&i Prague, and i&i Biotech Fund (i&i Bio), which are entities associated with the IOCB Tech Group under the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences.  Read more

BioJapan Conference in Yokohama Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary with Czech Participation

03/11/2023
The jubilee 25th edition of the BioJapan conference took place this October at the Pacifico Congress Center in Yokohama, Japan. BioJapan is the world's oldest biotechnology conference (since 1986) and ranks among the leading events in Asia in terms of the number of participants. The daily number of attendees exceeded 4,000 this year. Read more

IOCB Tech Participated in an Inspiring Mission to Sweden

08/09/2023
A meeting with leading representatives of the Swedish innovation ecosystem, the world's top incubator, universities, active startup investors, a science park, and Czech scientists successfully working in Sweden— this was the program of the mission involving representatives from Czech innovation and transfer centers, along with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jiří Kozák, to Sweden. The trip was carried out as part of the project of economic and scientific diplomacy. Representing IOCB Tech was our colleague Barbara Eignerová. Read more

Prof. Martin Fusek Receives Honorary Medal from the Czech Academy of Sciences

04/09/2023
For his exceptional contributions to the fields of science and humanitarian ideas, Professor Martin Fusek received the Honorary Medal "De scientia et humanitate optime meritis" from the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Eva Zažímalová. Read more

Prague-Weizmann Summer School Connects Cutting-Edge Science and the Global Pharmaceutical Industry

30/07/2023
Since the beginning of this week, Israeli and Czech scientists, along with representatives from the global pharmaceutical industry, have been jointly focusing on advancements in drug development as part of the traditional Prague-Weizmann Summer School in Drug Discovery and Development. Inspirational lectures are being attended by students from various countries, including the Czech Republic, in Rehovot, Israel, providing insights into the intricacies of creating new drugs, from basic research to clinical implementation. Read more

Prof. Martin Fusek has been awarded the prestigious Emil Votoček Medal

28/06/2023
IOCB Tech is delighted to announce that our esteemed CEO, Prof. Martin Fusek, has been awarded the prestigious Emil Votoček Medal for his exceptional contributions to the development of science and education. This esteemed accolade recognizes individuals who have made significant advancements in the field of chemistry at the University of Chemical Technology (VSCHT) in Prague. Read more