The Development and Project Management Department provides and coordinates activities focused on administrative and technical support for the proponents and developers of scientific research, educational and investment projects at all departments of the University. It provides project and financial management of selected university-wide or rectorate projects.
The department communicates with the state administration, science foundations/grant agencies (TACR, GACR, National Agency for Agricultural Research, 7.RP, H2020/EC/, The Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Crafts of the Czech Republic), departmental, foreign, or European donors, etc., and establishes cooperation with domestic and foreign universities and private companies in respektive areas. The department coordinates the sharing of good practices between faculty project centres.
The department organises thematic information seminars focused on the preparation and processing of project proposals. It provides procedural and informational support for project researchers within domestic and foreign science foundations/grant agencies. It consults on contentious points in the rules of the procurement documentation with the providers and coordinates the collective submission of project proposals by due dates to the grant agencies.
The department monitors the development of the external environment, in particular of the strategy of the Council for Research, Development and Innovation, the long-term intention of The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the results of international research, development and innovation audits, and implements them in strategic documents of CZU.
The department evaluates the success/failure of submitted project applications (informing unsuccessful applicants and assisting them in rectifying deficiencies, conducting appeals procedures with grant agencies). It creates statistics and ensures the organization and implementation of checks on the request of providers of financial grants.
Members of the Development and Project Management Department
Project consultant for special programmes of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Agriculture, ZRS, NGOs and Operational Programmes: Ing. Martina Filgasová, Ing. Zuzana Bělčická
Project consultant for grant agencies and departmental programmes: Ing. Karolína Šlechtová, Ing. Zuzana Bělčická
Project consultant for international/European projects: Ing. Patrik Toula, Bc. Tereza Šeflová
Financial consultant for international/European projects: Ing. Jitka Jechová
Project managers: Ing. Ladislav Král, Mgr. Zuzana Janková, Ing. Michaela Hynková
Financial managers: Ing. Lucie Peterková, Dana Němcová, Ing. Anna Hlavová