Institute Profile

The University Institute (UNI) was established on September 1, 2003 pursuant to the decision of the Academic Senate of Tomas Bata University in Zlín. The University Institute is focused on science, applied research and related activities, especially on:

  • Implementation of applied research and development
  • Creating conditions for interconnecting basic and applied research with industry
  • Co-operation with municipalities, regions, national and international organizations and institutions on R&D+I project preparation and implementation
  • Support to creative and innovative activities both inside and outside the University
  • Provision of expert services related to project preparation, management, evaluation and output monitoring
  • Provision of intellectual and industrial property protection
  • Provision of transfer of R&D results to industry (technology transfer)

The University Institute runs the Technology Park at TBU in Zlín.