Eurofound's EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine, rising inflation, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts.
Factsheet for measure CZ-2020-13/310 – measures in Czechia
|Czechia , applies nationwide
|Open ended, started on 28 March 2020
|Non-binding recommendations or other texts
Reorientation of business activities
|Soňa Veverková (Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs) and Eurofound
|06 April 2020 (updated 17 May 2021)
The Czech network platform was established by CzechInvest Agency, Czechinvest , the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic (Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu České republiky, MPO ČR , Office of the Government of the Czech Republic (Úřad vlády České republiky) and other ministries (Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, Ministerstvo zdravotnictví České republiky, MZ ČR and other entities, with the support of the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (Svaz průmyslu a dopravy České republiky, SP ČR . The platform combines innovations and modern information and communication technologies.
The platform is in operation thanks to collaboration between the government, scientists, universities, communities and the private sector. It is operationally based on the current needs of society, which are changing due to the necessary measures implemented in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The website of the platform provides information on help, products and services, both commercial and non-commercial, which can be helpful in case of need - for citizens and for companies. Every company or organisation with activity, which can help during state of emergency, can join the platform.
Currently, the platform includes the following technologies and services for companies and public in general, for example:
Other services provided through the platform are available at the platform website
Currently, the platform provides 82 technologies and services and it is believed that the number will increase.
|Applies to all workers
|Applies to all businesses
|Applies to all citizens
Company / Companies
Other social actors (e.g. NGOs)
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Direct consultation outside a formal body
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The network runs with the support of SP ČR.
Eurofound (2020), Czech Network platform, measure CZ-2020-13/310 (measures in Czechia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/CZ-2020-13_310.html
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