Adela Hradilova

International Funding Officer
JIC - South Moravian Innovation Centre

Bilateral Meetings

  • Wednesday (2:30 p.m. - 15.50 p.m)
DescriptionSouth Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC) is a regional intermediary agency founded by South Moravian Region, City of Brno and four local universities (Masaryk University, Brno University of Technology, Mendel University in Brno, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno). JIC supports innovative entrepreneurship, conditions for a competitive business environment and the creation of skilled jobs in South Moravia. The mission of JIC is to empower people in creating and growing companies that change the world. That‘s why JIC aims its activities at tech businesses at all stages – from the initial idea up to being fully developed businesses. We help startups to grow and we support local developed companies to identify and exploit growth opportunities. JIC supports companies in creating innovative processes, in establishing cooperation between research teams and in getting the most from modern technology. JIC is a holder of the prestigious BIC accreditation, which is granted by the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN) on behalf of the European Commission. At the Best Science Based Incubator Awards of the Technopolicy Network in Auckland, New Zealand, JIC ranked third Best Internationally Connecting Incubator 2011. JIC is also a member of Enterprise Europe Network. Tech companies and research institutes in South Moravia can use our help in searching for funds to facilitate their research projects, especially from international resources. This service is for small and large companies from South Moravia and the surrounding regions, which see technological development as a key component in their company strategy, who have been or are searching for original products and services and are interested in expanding the global dimensions of their business. JIC has extensive experience with management of EU projects since it has been involved in 2 FP6 projects (NetBioClue, ProAct) 2 Central Europe projects (centrope_tt, SMART FRAME), 1 European Territorial Co-operation Austria-Czech Republic project (Innovation Navigator), 5 Structural Funds projects and 3 FP7 projects, from which one coordinated (SynBIOsis, ACE, SmartSpec) and 1 Horizon2020 project.
Organization Type Other,
CountryCzech Republic
CityBrno, Purkynova 127 Google map
Areas of Activities



    JIC support to SMEs from South Moravia and its neighbouring regions

    JIC offers support to small and large companies from South Moravia and its neighbouring regions to participate in international research, development and innovation projects. We focus mainly on Horizon 2020 (SME Instrument, FTI, collaborative projects) but we have also experience with Eureka, Eurostars and other programmes fostering international cooperation in research, development and innovation.
    We offer:
    - tailor-made information service about content and dates of current and upcoming calls
    - partner search for our clients and for project proposers from abroad
    - proposal review
    - individual coaching.
    In 2015 we helped to prepare almost 40 international R&D&I projects for companies based in South Moravian Region.

    Cooperation Offered
    1. Research co-operation
    2. Other