In partnership with the Czech Academy of Sciences, we support its children's groups for children of employees and foreign interns in its research institutes. The children's groups in Prague and Brno offer full-day care for children aged 12, 18, and 24 months, respectively. In 2023-2025, CZK 15 million will be allocated for their operation. This cooperation follows the financial support of CZK 7 million in 2022.
In 2023-2025, we support the Neuron Foundation, whose mission is to support excellent scientists and talented students, develop modern giving and connect science and business, with CZK 4 million per year. The cooperation also includes a joint scholarship program Neuron & IOCB Tech Internships in Israel, which supports undergraduate students in internships at Israeli scientific institutions.
In 2022-2024, we support the activities of Czexpats in Science association with CZK 500,000 annually. The organization aims to connect Czech scientists abroad and with scientists and scientific institutions in the Czech Republic, to support their mobility, to help them find their way in the Czech scientific environment, and to facilitate their return to the Czech Republic.
In 2023–2025, we support the Jaroslav Heyrovský Endowment Fund with CZK 400,000 per year. This follows a donation of CZK 200,000 in 2022 and previous support for IOCB Tech.
For three years, 2022–2024, we support the activities of the Chemistry and Biology Laboratory and other specialised laboratories at the Centre for Young Naturalists with CZK 400,000 annually. The donation will enable the purchase and servicing of laboratory instruments and microscopes, the purchase of chemicals and their professional disposal, and the acquisition of other necessary materials and literature.