- About us
There are altogether 24 academic and industrial facilities across different parts of the Czech Republic participating in the NCC for MATCA that share a common interest in advanced technologies R&D.
The NCK MATCA consortium has grown noticeably over the period of its existence and from the original seven founding members, a total of 20 NCK MATCA institutes from the academic and industrial sphere, which combine research and development of advanced technologies, are currently scattered across the Czech Republic.
We would like to continue our very promising cooperation and applied research, and continue to connect the academic and industrial spheres. Therefore, in April this year, an application was submitted for the second public competition of the Program of the National Centre of Competence, announced by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TAČR). Not only all the current institutes of our consortium, but also four new partners (Institute for Hydrodynamics of the CAS, v. v. i., SHM, s. r. o., ad-tech s.r.o. and Advanced Metal Powders s.r.o.) enter with us into the follow-up NCK MATCA 2.
The results of the competition will be known until 30th November 2022.
Institute of Thermomechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences v.v.i. Is a modern research institution with multiple facilities around the Czech Republic. Its main activities include interdisciplinary basic research in the following areas: fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, mechanical system dynamics, solid and deformable bodies mechanics, liquid and solid interaction, environmental aerodynamics, biomechanics, mechatronics, electrophysics, electrical machines, propulsions and electronics, and material diagnostics.
The Institute of Thermomechanics actively collaborates with Czech and foreign research and training institutions, focusing on natural sciences-technology. The Institute devotes a non-negligible effort to seeking research collaborations with not only large industrial enterprises, but also small and medium technology-oriented companies.