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Grow your business

How to elevate your business to a higher level? This part sums up information about funding programmes, business advisory services or advice on how to introduce a product to a market.

Invest, grow and innovate

Within the framework of financial support for investments, the Czech Republic provides several aid programmes for both Czech and foreign investors through CzechInvest Business and Investment Agency.

The agency supports new and existing entrepreneurs and foreign investors in the Czech Republic and offers various programmes financed by the European Union structural funds as well as the Czech Republic’s national budget in the form of investment incentives.

More information: https://www.czechinvest.org/en?force

Expand into new market

The Czech Republic provides business owners with assistance programmes to help local businesses expand into new markets via CzechTrade Promotion Agency established by the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The agency is here to help you with introducing yourself to Czech suppliers, assist with local outsourcing, organise visits and meetings with Czech companies and facilitate participation in fairs abroad.

More information: https://www.czechtradeoffices.com/en/about-us

Financial support

The Business and Innovation Agency (API) is a state contributory organisation with a national scope, subordinated to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. It is the intermediate body for aid programmes of the Operational Program Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness.

More information: https://www.agentura-api.org/en/

Národní rozvojová banka (NRB) / National Development Bank (NDB) is a specialised state-owned banking institution aimed at contributing to sustainable economic development of the Czech Republic. It is the main provider of financial instruments funded from public and European resources as well as from own resources and in cooperation with private capital. It has become an important partner for the central state administration authorities, state funds, regions, municipalities and the private sector, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises.

More information: https://www.nrb.cz/en/

Research and development support

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR) is the main provider of state funding for research and innovation. Its objective is to connect and promote cooperation between research organisations and businesses.

More information: https://www.tacr.cz/en/

Czech Business Guide

The aim of the guide provided by Association for Foreign Investment (AFI) is to provide newly incoming and existing businesses with comprehensive information about investing in the Czech Republic. The authors of the individual articles come mostly from the ranks of AFI members and are leading experts in their respective fields.

The guide with full content: www.czechbusinessguide.com