Our engagement in projects

What all are we working on

Team of technology transfer of the Palacký University

The project gives the Palacký University the opportunity to raise the awareness of the commercialization among researchers and to increase the quality of the technology transfer services - by setting processes and communicating technology transfer staff, training them, educating them and introducing a common approach for promoting science and research results to the application sphere. The result will be a better efficiency of the use of R & D results.
  • Start of the project: 1. 4. 2016
  • Completion of the project: 31 March 2019
  • Financing: Operational program Research, Development and Education
  • Total eligible expenditure for the project: 28 974 394 CZK
  • Subsidies: 95%

STP UP (VTP UP): Expansion of specialized workplaces

The subject of the project is the extension of the equipment of existing specialized workplaces of STP UP: UPrint 3D - 3D print workplace and Nuclear analytical methods workplace. Thanks to the implementation of the project, the workplace will be able to expand the offer and quality of the services offered.
  • Start of the project: 5. 5. 2016
  • End of project: 31 December 2017
  • Financing: Operational program Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness
  • Total eligible expenditure for the project: CZK 9,197,000
  • Subsidies: 50%

Progressive Hydraulic Design of Extreme Power Pumps for "Water-Dry"

The aim of the project is to increase the hydraulic performance of pumps with extreme power as a decisive parameter of market competitiveness. This goal will be achieved by developing a progressive hydraulic design process based on computer shape optimization of hydraulic pump parts with application of metallic 3D printing technology.
  • Start of the project: 1. 7. 2016
  • End of project: 30 June 2020
  • Financing: TRIO Program, Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • The beneficiary of the support is SIGMA Research and Development Institute, s.r.o., Palacký University, STP UP is another participant in the project
  • Total eligible costs of the project: CZK 22,411,200, eligible expenditure of Palacký University, STP UP: 4,932,000 CZK
  • Subsidies: 85%

Decontamination of injured persons

The subject of the project is to create two separate methodologies for the procedures of health workers and units of the integrated rescue system (especially the Czech Fire Brigade) in carrying out the decontamination of the injured persons at the intervention site and at the entry points of the hospitals.
  • Start of project: 1. 1. 2017
  • End of project: 31 December 2020
  • Financing: Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic
  • Beneficiary of the grant is Palacký University, STP UP, another participant in the project is the State Institute of Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Protection, v.v.i.
  • Total eligible costs of the project: CZK 29,954,000, eligible expenditure of Palacký University, VTP UP: CZK 18,895,000
  • Subsidy: 100%

Effective transfer of knowledge of Palacký University in Olomouc into practice

The aim of the project is to support and improve effectiveness of the transfer of new science and research outputs of Palacký University in Olomouc, while ensuring more efficient use of public funds and increasing their rate of return. The primary objective is to verify the application potential of the new and prospective results of the university, obtained from scientific and research activities before their possible use in practice (the so-called proof-of-concept stage), with emphasis on their future introduction into practice. This stage should culminate in concrete proposals for new substantially improved products, processes or services, in particular in the form of patents and solutions, protected under industrial legal protection.
  • Start of the project: 1. 9. 2014
  • End of the project: 31. 8. 2019
  • Financing: Program of Applied Research, Experimental Development and Innovation GAMA (Technology Agency)
  • Total eligible costs of the project: CZK 19,928,000

Innovation - Call No. II (Industrial Property Protection Project)

The project assists the Palacky University with the protection of industrial property (PCT, foreign patents)
  • Start of project: 16 February 2016
  • End of project: 31 December 2020
  • Financing: Operational Program Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness
  • Total eligible expenditure: 493 055 CZK
  • Subsidy: 50%
The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund - Operational Program Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness. Project for the Protection of Industrial Property Rights - Palacký University in Olomouc CZ.01.1.02 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 15_030 / 0007011.
On the basis of the application from 16 February 2016, the Palacký University in Olomouc can use the funds of the Agency for Entrepreneurship Innovation within the framework of the challenge "INNOVATION - Project for the Protection of Industrial Property Rights". The aim of the program is to strengthen the innovative performance of institutions and increase their competitiveness through more effective protection of intellectual property, especially in foreign markets, as well as increasing the use of IPR tools not only among small and medium-sized enterprises but also in public research institutions and universities. Complete information is available here.
The following applications and industrial rights were supported by UPOL:
  • PCT Application No. PCT / CZ2016 / 050006
  • PCT Application No. PCT/CZ2017/050003
    PCT/CZ2016/050029 publication no. WO/2017/036434
  • EP no. 15823306.4. and U.S. Pat. No. 15 / 535,347 based on PCT / CZ2015 / 050014
The approval procedure includes:
Other applications for subsidies for industrial rights applications (hereinafter referred to as the Application) are accepted into the project. Information for applicants is given below. Contact point for UPOL is STP UP (patenty@vtpup.cz, tel. +420 585 631 448).
From when can I draw funds?
  • From the date of API Application for Industrial Law, but no later than December 31, 2020.
Form and amount of aid per application:
  • subsidy for the project is provided in minimum amount of 40 000 CZK. In the de minimis aid scheme;
  • the rate of aid for UPOL is 50% of the total eligible expenditures;
  • the minimum cost of the Application is 80 000 CZK without VAT.
For what can you get support (supported activities):
To ensure the protection of proprietary property owned by UPOL in the Czech Republic and abroad in the form of:
  • inventions / patents;
  • trademarks;
  • utility patterns;
  • industrial designs.
What expenditure can be supported (eligible expenditure):
  • authorized representative services;
  • translations;
  • administrative fees (not maintenance fees);
Eligible expenditure is not:
  • VAT if the recipient is a VAT payer;
  • Expenditure incurred or paid prior to the filing date of the Application;
  • Any costs, if the application was filed prior to the Application date;
  • Sanctions and penalties.
Expenditure must be funded from UPOL's own resources (source 19 or 39). The relevant document must be marked with project identifiers "Supported by the Project for the Protection of Industrial Property Rights - Palacký University in Olomouc CZ.01.1.02 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 15_030 / 0007011".
What activities can be implemented on the basis of the Application?
  • Application of the invention;
  • Granting of a patent;
  • Granting a utility model;
  • Granting of an industrial design;
  • Granting of a trademark;
  • Or the combination of the previous points.
How can I further divide the Request?
For applications of the invention, the project it is possible to divide the application for the registration stage and the patent award phase. For other industrial property rights only for one stage "Granting of Law". The grant may be claimed at a given stage only if it exceeds CZK 40 000 CZK (the cost of the stage exceeds CZK 80 000).
How is the support provided?
The grant is provided under the de minimis regime of Palacky University. For the next three years, you can apply for support up to a maximum of € 200 000 (approximately 5 400 000 CZK). Applications and payment requests will be accepted until the maximum is reached. The de minimis costs are charged according to the Application on the day of filing.
Double support
No other public support under Article 107 (1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other de minimis aid under Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 may be granted for eligible expenditure of a project supported by this program.
Payment requests
Requests for payment are submitted retroactively after the end of the stage and reaching of the monitoring indicator for this stage (application or granted patent or utility model or trademark). STP UP handles payment requests on the basis of documents (invoices) sent by the workplace, which made the payment from its budget. Upon receipt of funds on the basis of this application to the UPOL account, STP UP will ensure the transfer of resources to the given workplace.
How to sign up?
Application process closed.