VSB – Technical University of Ostrava actively engages with wide range of international organizations, associations, foundations and clusters.

International organizations

Involvement in a worldwide network of research and teaching collaborations helps us meet our principles and core values: strong international profile, high-quality teaching and research.

Business clusters

Business clusters represent a network of connected businesses, suppliers and associates in a specific field that are all located in the same geographical area. Geographic clusters provide increased efficiency and productivity which leads to higher competitiveness of businesses on national and global scale.

Moravian-Silesian Wood Cluster

MSWD was founded in 2005 on the initiative of the Agency for Regional Development of the Moravian-Silesian Region, the Moravian-Silesian Region (MSR) and companies operating in the forestry and wood processing industry. The main objective of the Moravian-Silesian Wood Cluster is to build a growing woodworking sector in the region.

IT Cluster

Its mission is to prepare and develop human resources, to create potential for new solutions, innovative projects and to organize common marketing activities. As regards human resources, the main priority of the cluster is to draw IT companies into the educational processes at a university.

Moravian-Silesian Automotive Cluster

Moravian-Silesian Automotive Cluster supports innnovation and increase of competition and export potential of networked companies, businessmen and institutions within the region. Its mission is to develop automotive industry and to build up a unique platform of automotive suppliers.

Moravian-Silesian Engineering Cluster

Moravian Silesian Engineering Cluster aim is to build up a high-class and modern engineering platform prepared in light of human recources, technologies and innovation for creation of supply chains in the area of strategic projects in the global scale.

ENVICRACK cluster of alternative energy

Envicrack has been focused primarily on activities connected with the liquidation of waste and the resulting gases and substances since 2006.

Moravian-Silesian Energy Cluster

MSEC connects companies working in the energy sector, mainly in the production of heat. It was founded in 2008 by Dalkia CR, the joint stock company, KHK of the Moravian-Silesian Region, VSB – TUO, the Energy Research Centre and others. The cluster has 21 members at present.

Hydrogen technology cluster

Cluster Hydrogen-CZ specializes in hydrogen energy technology.

Czech Pellets Cluster

The Czech Pellets Cluster has about 70 members from the field of ecological and effective heating and heating systems. Among them are companies and institutions focused on: biomass boilers and accessories, pellets and ecofuels, science, research, consultancy and Certification and some members in associate membership.

Czech Stone Cluster

Core mission of the Czech Stone Cluster is to support and develop education, training and commercial activities in the stone industry by boosting competitiveness and innovation, implementing projects with high added value.