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U!REKA SHIFT to form a European University Network
| The Urban Research and Education Knowledge Alliance (U!REKA) is happy to announce that at the end of January 2023 the U!REKA SHIFT proposal to the European Universities Initiative...
Academics led by VSB-TUO together with Czech companies will offer solutions for energy transformation
| The way out of the current energy crisis, but also solutions for long-term energy independence and sustainability in the Czech Republic will be sought by academics in cooperation...
Ostrava Planetarium hosts the opening of an exhibition celebrating Norwegian-Czech diplomatic relations
| On Monday 21 November Ostrava Planetarium is hosting the opening of an exhibition celebrating 100 years of Norwegian-Czech diplomatic relations. It will commence at 14:00 in the...
Czechia will host the European LUMI-Q quantum computer
| The European Joint Undertaking EuroHPC has selected sites to host new European quantum computers. LUMI-Q consortium is among the projects chosen, and its quantum computer will be...
SMARAGD to aid the development and prosperity of the Region
| VSB - Technical University of Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian Innovation Centre develop SMARAGD to aid the development and prosperity of the Region.
Supercomputers – an integral part of drug design
| Scientists at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center are developing a specialised software package that will make the study of proteins easier and faster. The advanced...
VSB-TUO will host students and teachers from three European countries. Together they will explore options for using aban
| Starting on 18 July 2022, the Faculty of Mining and Geology of VSB-TUO will be hosting students and teachers from four European universities (Germany, Spain, and Poland). The...
European diplomats visited VSB – Technical University of Ostrava
| VSB – Technical University of Ostrava was visited on Thursday, July 7, 2022 by a delegation of nearly 70 members of representatives of the Member States of the European Union. This...
LUMI, Europe's most powerful supercomputer, is solving global challenges and promoting a green transformation
| The LUMI supercomputer is the first pre-exascale supercomputer of the pan-European EuroHPC Joint Undertaking and is now also the most powerful supercomputer in Europe.
Workshop of NATO project QUANTUM5 in Ostrava
| On 25-27 May 2022, a workshop within the framework of the NATO project Quantum5 took place at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the VSB-Technical...
Data storage facilities in Ostrava corresponding to thousands of external drives facilitate the work of researchers
| Data room of IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center boasts not only supercomputers but also high-capacity data storage facilities. The first one is the PROJECT storage,...
Breakthrough in the fight against energy crisis—Czech scientists make chemicals and industrial products from sun and minerals
| The sun instead of electric furnaces and a cheap nanomaterial instead of gold. This is, in a nutshell, the fundamental principle behind a new process that can speed up and make...
The Five Senses of this Year’s Researchers’ Night
| The date of the science-popularisation event Researchers’ Night falls on the last Friday in September, namely September 30th, 2022. Organisers have revealed the theme of the event...
A unique technological facility that will aid researchers in helping companies with energy transformation will be built at VSB-TUO
| Representatives from the Centre for Energy and Environmental Technologies (CEET) at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava (VSB-TUO) have launched the construction of a new unique...
CEET has ambitions to become a leader in energy research in the Czech Republic
| The Centre for Energy and Environmental Technologies (CEET) at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava celebrated its first birthday with the arrival of the New Year.
Karolina supercomputer among the world´s top energy-efficient supercomputers
| The 58th edition of the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers was announced today in St. Louis, USA. Karolina, the most powerful Czech supercomputer, located at...
Czech scientists become first to observe an inhomogeneous electron charge distribution on an atom
| Until now, observing subatomic structures was beyond the resolution capabilities of direct imaging methods, and this seemed unlikely to change. Czech scientists, however, have...
Even supercomputers can be "eco-friendly" - Karolina ranked 15th greenest supercomputer in the world
| Karolina, the latest Czech supercomputer, located at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center in Ostrava, has reached the 15th place in the Green500 list, which evaluates the...
VSB-TUO features in the prestigious Shanghai ranking for the first time
| VSB - Technical University of Ostrava has been ranked in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, for the first time. In...
Universities build a National Quantum Infrastructure for the Czech Republic with connections abroad for extremely secure communication
| The Czech National Quantum Infrastructure with connections to Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland is building a cybersecurity hub through collaboration among the Faculty of...
The first inter-city quantum key distribution in the Czech Republic - the most secure encrypted communication
| The e-INFRA CZ consortium has implemented quantum key distribution, which has reached primacy in many ways. Communication secured by encryption through quantum key distribution...
Karolina has succeeded, twice, in the TOP500 list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world
| The Karolina supercomputer located at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center has ranked 70th in the TOP500 list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the VSB-TUO start German-Czech research collaboration for sustainable production
| In the scope of a future-oriented collaboration in the field of industrial production, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is cooperating with the VSB – Technical University of Ostrava...
The supercomputing centre aided in establishing the vaccination centre in Ostrava
| In March, a large-scale vaccination centre in Ostrava's Černá louka area became operational. Vaccination according to a simulation prepared by scientists at IT4Innovations can be...
VSB – Technical University of Ostrava also offers secondary and primary schools online activities
| Online programmes for schools are becoming more and more popular with extended distance learning. Therefore, VSB-TUO academic staff and students are preparing online lectures in...
Anselm supercomputer from Ostrava is departing for Silicon Heaven
| It has been more than seven years since the very first supercomputer was launched at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center in Ostrava. The Anselm supercomputer, from the...
DIH Ostrava among the winners of the call for European Digital Innovation Hubs
| The Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced the winner of the national call for European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH), which, together with European partners, will support...
The new most powerful Czech supercomputer is going to be called Karolina
| In the final quarter of last year there was a competition to name the most powerful supercomputer in the Czech Republic, which will be installed at IT4Innovations National...
‘Follow the Vehicle’: ŠKODA AUTO and the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava collaborate on automated car convoy project
| ŠKODA AUTO and the VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava are collaborating on new technologies for assistance systems as part of their joint ‘Follow the Vehicle’ project.
Measurement of obtrusive light in Ostrava
| The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of VSB-TUO measured obtrusive light in the city districts of Ostrava Třebovice and Krásné Pole on 30 and 31 October 2020....
IT4Innovations one step closer to launching the most powerful supercomputer in the Czech Republic
| In early October, a contract to acquire the most powerful supercomputer in the Czech Republic, which will also rank among the most powerful in Europe, was signed.
IT4Innovations becomes the National Competence Centre in HPC
| – IT4Innovations has joined the EuroCC project, the objective of which is to establish the National Competence Centre in high-performance computing (HPC) and implement supporting...
T-Mobile launched the first campus network in Ostrava
| T-Mobile and VSB – Technical University of Ostrava have completed the construction of the first private 5G ready campus network in the Czech Republic. T-Mobile launched the campus...
The Czech esports scene in this country and abroad will be newly covered by the CESA association
| Esports is a global phenomenon, which is watched by 454 million viewers and which often surpasses traditional sports competitions in viewership. In addition, during the crisis, it...
VSB - Technical University of Ostrava is working on the parking of the future
| Imagine that you work in a city that suffers from a lack of parking spaces, so you look for a place to leave your car every morning and evening. You lose valuable time every day.
The Czech Researchers’ Night put on the European map
| National coordinators of the Researchers’ Night in Ostrava, in particular the Technical University of Ostrava, managed to receive a grant under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions...
The first historical motorcycle was restored in the Restoration Workshop of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at VSB-TUO
| At the University Open Day last year, the Restoration Workshop took over the Jawa 250 motorcycle from 1939. A year later, the workshop team presented the finished restored...
VSB-TUO involved experts in 3D printing and materials science in the fight against coronavirus
| The Protolab 3D Printing Center, together with the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Faculty of...
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava handed over the first 60 pieces of specially made protective plastic shields to University Hospital Ostrava
| Prof. Jana Kukutschová, the Vice-Rector for science and research at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, handed over the first 60 pieces of specially made protective plastic...
VSB-TUO will prepare thousands of litres of disinfection for the Regional Authority of the Moravian-Silesian Region
| VSB – Technical University of Ostrava will prepare thousands of litres of disinfection for the Regional Authority of the Moravian-Silesian Region. For this purpose, the university...
Czech supercomputers ready to combat coronavirus
| IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center at VSB – Technical University of Ostrava has offered its users from academic institutions priority access to its computational...
VSB-TUO was part of the Retro Mobile exhibition in Paris
| The restoration workshop of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of VSB-TUO represented the university in February at the Retro Mobile trade fair in Paris. The restoration...
The Laboratory at FEI of VSB-TUO will open the way not only for faculty cooperation
| Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science VSB – Technical University of Ostrava can boast the new laboratory Multimedia Studio for the Production and Distribution of...
VSB – Technical University of Ostrava: living laboratory also thanks to the 5G network
| So far, there is no functional 5G network in the Czech Republic. Its launch will become a reality in the near future. Students, teachers and researchers of VSB – Technical...
Modern laboratories for future engineers VSB - Technical University of Ostrava will open a new building
| Access to state-of-the-art devices where they can experience theory in practice. VSB-TUO will offer this to its students in the extension of the CPIT TL1 building, which is...
2nd Project Face to Face Meeting LINKS Foundation in Turin
| After eight months of work, the LEXIS Project started the first of four planned Face to Face Meetings which is under way in Turin from 10th to 12th September 2019, hosted by the...
A unique technical solution. The Institute of Transport and the Department of Applied Mechanics of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering have obtained
| They have spent many years developing a new, unique technology. Today they have a certificate for its uniqueness. Researchers from the Institute of Transport and the Department of...
The International Engineering Fair appreciated the StudentCar VŠB-TUO project
| The 61st International Engineering Fair (IEF) is held at the Brno Exhibition Centre. It started yesterday, Monday 7 October, and will last until Friday 11 October. Visitors can see...
OPENQKD paves the way for a secure Pan-European Quantum Communication Infrastructure
| Today marks the launch of a pilot project, OPENQKD, that will install a test quantum communication infrastructure in several European countries. It will boost the security of...
The new supercomputer in Ostrava is called Barbora
| In Ostrava, on Wednesday the 2nd of October 2019, the ceremony for the new supercomputer being put into operation at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center at VSB-TUO was...
The IT4Innovations building celebrates its 5th birthday. This year alone, two new supercomputers will be added.
| It has been five years since IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center moved to a new building on the campus of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.
The graduates of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava who obtained academic degree in 1965 met during “Golden Graduation”
| This year’s September was marked by several festivities at VŠB-TUO. On Friday, September 18th, the Golden Graduation took place and gathered alumni who graduated in 1965.
Scientists from VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava are developing a monitoring device for greater safety of firefighters and paramedics
| The team of the Department of Robotics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, is finalizing the concept of measurement and evaluation of thermal exposure, to which firefighters and...
Cooperation between Ostrava's universities and Chinese Soochow University
| Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 17th April 2015 on the grounds of VŠB-TUO.
Prof. Vaclav Roubicek is gone…
| Prof. Ing. Vaclav Roubicek, CSc., dr.h.c. died on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, after a long serious illness. His name was closely connected with the VSB-Technical University of...