South Moravian Region

The South Moravian Region (Czech: Jihomoravský kraj) is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic. The region lies in the southeast of the country on the borders with Austria and Slovakia. Its capital is Brno, the Czech Republic’s second largest city, centre of judiciary, a university town and a Central European trade fair centre. The region is well known for its deep cultural and historical roots and it is a place of many important architectural monuments in all architectural styles. It is also well known for its vivid folklore traditions and wine production. The region is strategically located at the crossroad of rail and road routes which are connecting west, south, east and north parts of Europe. In Brno-Tuřany there is the second largest airport in the Czech Republic. 

The South Moravian Region has great economic potential. The number of businesses in computer technology, telecommunications, software development and other hi-tech fields has been increasing significantly, particularly in recent years. The South Moravian Region offers significant support to the development of technology and biotechnology incubators designed for new companies. It is a home to a number of research and innovation centres. The biggest ones are:

  • CEITEC (Central European Institute of Technology) - a scientific centre in the fields of life sciences, advanced materials and technologies. It is a consortium whose partners include the most prominent universities and research institutes in Brno. (
  • CzechGlobe (Global Change Research Centre) – focuses on issues of environmental science, in particular on the problem of global climate change. It is one of two public research institutes of Global Change Research Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. (
  • FNUSA-ICRC (International Clinical Research Center) – is a new-generation science and research center as well as a top-quality public healthcare center focusing on prevention, early detection and cure of primarily cardiovascular and neurological diseases. It is also a joint multidisciplinary platform for experimental medicine and biotechnology. (
  • JIC (South Moravian Innovation Centre) – is an agency that creates a favourable environment for innovative business in South Moravia. It helps early-stage businesses grow, create jobs and compete on the market. It supports collaboration between industry, R&D institutions and public administration bodies. (

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Science Café with Daniel Nývlt

Representation of the South Moravian Region and its partners are pleased to

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Czech & Slovak Fashion Festival

9-nov.-2018 - 11-nov.-2018

SAVE THE DATE:Czech & Slovak Fashion Festival


Friday, November 09, 2018

Seminar: Challenges for EU-CELAC cooperation in sustainable urbanization: how better restore and rehabilitate urban ecosystems

Representation of the South Moravian region, Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Seminar: Multi-actor participatory water management for climate change adaptation at farm level

Representation of the South Moravian region, Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Message from Alliance4Life

Message from Alliance4Life

To mark the launch of Alliance4Life, we are

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

COFFERS meets FairTax: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable Taxation

The open research seminar "COFFERS meets FairTax: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Czech Fashion and Design Weekend

The sixth edition of showcase will again bring the best of the Czech fashion scene together with

Friday, November 17, 2017

Science Café with Thomas Jung

Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation, Representation of the South

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Day of National Research Infrastructures

Day of National Research Infrastructures

to be held on 2nd  November

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Science Café with Cyril Höschl

Science Café with Cyril Höschl


Cyril Höschl is recognized scientist in the field

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Grants Week

Grants Week, 11 - 13 October 2017


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

43rd International film festival EKOFILM 2017

EKOFILM is an international film festival about the environment. It’s the oldest film festival

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Brno Design Days 2017: UNSEEN

Brno Design Days 2017: UNSEEN

The goal of Brno Design Days is to grow the public

Thursday, October 05, 2017

2nd Annual Users Meeting of iNEXT

The 2nd Annual Users Meeting of iNEXT aims at gathering not only iNEXT Partners

Monday, May 22, 2017

Science Café with Jan Konvalinka

Representation of the South Moravian Region to the EU, Czech Liaison Office for Research,

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Users From South Moravian Region