What is CERADA?

Building a Central European Research and Development Area – Žilina, Zlín, Moravian-Silesian and Upper Silesian Region

An initiative funded by the European Commission under the Regions of Knowledge programme aiming at:

  • Strengthening the links between regional authorities, research and business actors in the CERADA region
  • Supporting regional clustering activities focusing on the automotive and aircraft industry sectors
  • Promoting the effective use of private, national and European funding in planning and supporting RTD investments in the cross-border region
  • Developing the research profile of the CERADA region with the guidance of a mentor from the UK – Pera Innovation (www.pera.com)
  • Generating the CERADA joint action plan a long term vision for the region, focused on research and technological development activities