Czech Republic & United Kingdom

Informational, contact and networking event to support B2B and applied research cooperation in the field of digital innovation

Artemis Hotel Prague & online

22 September 2021



9:00 – 9:30

Registration of the participants, opening of the exhibition

9:30 – 10:45

Ceremonial opening of Smart Export Forum 2021


H.E. Sir Nicholas Stewart Archer, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Czech Republic

Martina Tauberova, Deputy Minister for EU and International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Jaroslav Vyborny, Director General of Czech Export Bank

Jana Lolić Sindelkova, Director of Western Europe Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

Jan Kubata, Director of Section of Services for Exporters, CzechTrade

10:45 – 12:00

Strategic support of Smart Exports


Information about current situation in the trade exchange between the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom and its support

Oto Simak, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Lukas Kovanda, Chief Economist of Trinity Bank, SAB Finance

Jan Holub, Relationships Manager, Czech Export Bank

Vladimir Degtar, Senior Export Consultant, CzechTrade

Petr Hladik, Enterprise Europe Network Czech Republic Coordinator, Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences

12:00 – 12:30

Networking pause

Opening of organised matchmaking meetings

12:30 – 15:30

Smart Export Seminars

Examples of good practices and concrete offers of cooperation from business and applied research

12:30 – 12:45


Petr Ocko, Deputy Minister for Digitalisation and Innovation, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

12:45 – 13:45

(Cyber) Security and Trust in the Digital Space:

Martin Urban and Lubos Kral, Eyedea Recognition (CZ)

Bob Hroch, Datasentics (CZ)

Jakub Cegan, Masaryk University, KYPO Cyber Range (CZ)

Otto Havle, ELA Blockchain Services (CZ)

13:45 – 14:30

Working with Data:

Anna Tumova, CRA (CZ)

Andreas Alexiou, Digital Catapult (UK)

Martin Palkovic, ECMWF and VUT Brno (UK and CZ)

14:30 – 15:00

Digital Reality in Health:

Mirka Cejkova, Virtual Lab (CZ)

Petr Koska, National Center of Tissues and Cells (CZ)

15:00 – 15:30

Digital Manufacturing:

Sam Turner, High Value Manufacturing Catapult (UK)

Jakub Kudlacek, Cod8 (CZ)

9:00 – 17:00

Smart Export Show

Physical and virtual exhibitions with practical demonstration of the presented services, activities and technologies


Registration for free participation is already underway

Would you like to exhibit at the SMART EXPORT FORUM?

With regard to the current and still uncertain covid season, the organizer reserves the right to specify details of the organization, location and manner of the event according to current conditions immediately before the event. Registered participants will receive information by e-mail, for others current news will be published on

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