The Czech Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry serves as a two-ways bridge between research and development and innovation and industry.
In 2005, the Czech Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry became the first national technology platform in the country.
The members of the platform represent a range of fields: research and development institutes, universities, and production and trade companies from chemical sector. A Strategic Research Agenda and an Implementation Action Plan have been published and updated on several occasions. The NTP has successfully applied for funding from Czechinvest (an Agency of the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade).
National level objectives
The main NTP objectives are focused on:
- New advanced materials
- Process design
- Biotechnologies in the chemical industry
- Energy efficiency
- Horizontal issues.