Project name: European Center for Digital Innovation
Czech Technical University in Prague
Acronym: EDIH CTU
Project website: https://www.edihctu.eu
ID code: 101083359
Call: Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL)
Call: DIGITAL-2021-EDIH-01
Supported by: European Union – Digital Europe programme
Project duration: 01/2023-12/2025 (36 months)
Principal investigator at CIIRC: doc. Ing. Petr Kadera, Ph.D.
Director of EDIH CTU Ing. Jaroslav Lískovec
Coordinator: CTU
Project partners: Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic
Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and Tradesmen of the Czech Republic
Research Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, z.ú.
Prg.ai, z.s.
Prague Innovation Institute, z.ú.
Innovation Centre of the Ústí Region ZS
Czech-Moravian Centre for Breakthrough Technologies, interest association of legal entities
Budget: Total budget: € 2 958 798.24
EU support: € 1 479 399.07
Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade: € 1 476 961.31
Support for CIIRC CTU: € 607 760


The EDIH CTU represents a major European Digital Innovation Hub in the Czech Republic
in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) transferring trustworthy solutions and services to the industry, health, transportation and energy sectors. The EDIH CTU, with its vision „Inspire & Make the Czech AI-driven Industry“, aims to become the innovation and technology leader in providing professional AI/ML services for the local SMEs, small mid-caps and public sector organizations with respect to their digital and green transformation.
The strong consortium partners representing academia, business sector and key associations of enterprises in the Czech Republic provide sufficient know-how, expertise and state-of-the-art experimental facilities to serve the needs of the public and private sector at the national and also international level. The major focus is on promoting digital transformation adoption, providing high-quality services, education and knowledge sharing, pursuing ecosystem development, and establishing strong inter-EDIH collaboration.

This project was financed by the European Union Digital Europe program on the basis of grant agreement No. 101083359 and by the National Recovery Plan program (EDIH1.5.01.5).