What has been the ace up our sleeves in creating the best environment for business in recent years? Networking and cooperating! For a long time we’ve been having the public, private and academic sectors cooperating with each other and you can see the results all around us. Just consider the dozens of successful local as well as foreign companies that people all over the world know. Here, people are open-minded and forthcoming and everything is close and within reach. And getting valuable contacts here is so simple!

And what about other benefits of #brnoregion? Cost-effective and educated. Its strategic location in the very heart of Europe, right at the source of qualified university graduates who speak foreign languages, turned it into a popular place to do business in Europe. It doesn’t matter whether you’d like to found a startup, manage a successful company or look for a good thing to invest into. Business is well supported here in every single phase.

GDP per citizen – 17,131 EURO
48+% of students study at technology universities
Number of university graduates – approx. 18,000/year
Average monthly salary in the South Moravian Region is 1,150
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