Research centre RICE has secured financial stability till 2020
Miroslav Holeček, Rector of the UWB, signed agreement on 17. December with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports about support of Regional Innovation Centre for Electrical engineering from the National Programme for Sustainability. The financial stability and sustainability of the centre is now assured together with five competence centres funded by the Technological Agency of the Czech Republic .
The sale of licenses and contract research for domestic and foreign enterprises is the third pillar for financial stability RICE. The centre plans in the next five years to gain nearly 100 mil. CZK in this area.
Press release available here (in czech language).