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The Industrial Board is an advisory body of the Rector aiming to deepen the links of the University and business practice.

About the Industrial Board

The Industrial Board is an advisory body of the Rector aiming to deepen the links of the University and business practice. Its operation is laid down by the Rules of Procedure for the Industrial Board of VSB - Technical University of Ostrava.

The Chairman of the Industrial board is the Rector who also appoints and revokes its members. These members include corporate bodies represented by their agents with whom VSB-TUO cooperates on a long-term basis within the framework of its educational, scientific and research, development and innovation activity, and members of the Academic community of VSB-TUO.

The purpose of the Industrial Board:

  • closer links of tertiary education and technical practice
  • mutual sharing of information between the University and cooperating businesses
  • more intense cooperation in the field of science, research and innovation, primarily by means of working on mutual projects, or through contractual research
  • support of implementation of results of science, research and innovation in practice – technology transfer
  • intensification of important feedback for the University from cooperating businesses
  • promotion of technical education in the Czech Republic and support of development of the Moravian-Silesian Region
  • support of the University PR activities
  • support of other areas the members of the Industrial Board agree on

Industrial Board VSB-TUO

Internal members of the VSB-TUO Industrial Board

Person Function
prof. RNDr. Václav Snášel, CSc. Rector
Ing. Zdeňka Chmelíková, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Study
prof. Ing. Igor Ivan, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Strategy and Cooperation
prof. Mgr. Jana Kukutschová, Ph.D. Vice-Rector for Science and Research
prof. Ing. Radim Čajka, CSc. Vice-Rector for Quality and Investment Construction
Ing. Kateřina Sikorová, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for Development and Cooperation with Industry - Faculty of Safety Engineering
Ing. Aleš Lokaj, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for Development - Faculty of Economics
prof. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering
prof. Ing. Ivo Hlavatý, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for External Relations and Cooperation with Practice - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
doc. Ing. Petr Šimoník, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for Cooperation with Industry - Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
doc. Ing. Jan Nečas, Ph.D. Vice-Dean for Development and Cooperation with Industry - Faculty of Mining and Geology
prof. Ing. Kamila Janovská, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology
prof. Ing. Stanislav Mišák, Ph.D. Director of CENET
Ing. Tomáš Karásek, Ph.D. IT4Innovations

External members of the VSB-TUO Industrial Board

Corporate body Represented by
ABB s.r.o. Ing. Břetislav Stacho, Ph.D.
Vitesco Technologies Czech Republic s.r.o. Iveta Nakoukalová, DiS., MBA.
Ing. Stanislav Pekárek
Invent Medical Group, s.r.o. Ing. Jiří Rosický, CSc.
Třinecké železárny, a.s. Ing. Ivo Žižka
Hasičský záchranný sbor ČR Generálmajor Ing. Vladimír Vlček, Ph.D., MBA
Liberty Ostrava, a.s. Ing. Petr Baranek
NAM system, a.s. Ing. Pavel Tač
Allianz pojišťovna, a.s. Ing. Petr Hladný, Ph.D.
ŠKODA VAGONKA a.s. Ing. Martin Bednarz
EUROVIA CS, a.s. Ing. Ján Špaňo
Skanska a.s. Ing. Bohuslav Slánský, Ph.D.
Metrostav a.s. Ing. Ivan Hrdina
Brose CZ spol. s r.o. Ing. Petr Skoček
Plastic Omnium Lighting Czech s.r.o. Mgr. Petr Ferbas
BORCAD Medical a.s. Ing. Jiří Strbačka, MBA
Siemens, s.r.o. Ing. Igor Majer
Moravskoslezský automobilový klastr, z.s. Ing. Libor Dobeš
HELLA AUTOTECHNIK NOVA, s.r.o. Ing. Martin Kořený
Severomoravské vodovody a kanalizace Ostrava a.s. Ing. Anatol Pšenička
DIAMO, státní podnik Ing. Pavel Rychtařík
Severočeské doly a.s. Ing. Ivo Pěgřímek, Ph.D.
MEDIN, a.s. Ing. Miroslav Havlíček
PRECHEZA a.s. Ing. Jan Přikryl, Ph.D.
Siemens, s.r.o. Ing. Roman Portužák, CSc.
ČEZ a.s. Ing. Aleš Laciok, MBA
FERRAM STROJÍRNA, s.r.o. Ing. Ondřej Tůma
K2 atmitec s.r.o. Ing. Petr Schaffartzik
Škoda Auto a.s. Mgr. Markéta Jarošová, MBA
VÍTKOVICE HOLDING, a.s. Ing. Jan Světlík
Tieto Czech s.r.o. Ing. Petr Lukasík
BRANO GROUP, a.s. Ing. Pavel Juříček, Ph.D.
Moravskoslezské inovační centrum Ostrava, a.s. Mgr. Pavel Csank
Dopravní podnik Ostrava a.s. Ing. Martin Chovanec
BR Group a.s. Mgr. Jaroslav Vystrk
VÍTKOVICE HAMMERING a.s. Oskar Kwarteng
Svaz průmyslu a dopravy ČR Mgr. Jan Rafaj, MBA

Contact person of Industrial Board of VSB-TUO

Person Function
Karin Krumlová VSB-TUO