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The Czech Science Foundation GACR (Grantová agentura České republiky)

Postal Address: Czech Science Foundation - GACR Hadovka Office Park Evropská 2589/33b 160 00 Prague 6 Czech Republic
Phone number: +420 227 088 830
Organisation summary: The Czech Science Foundation GACR (Grantová agentura České republiky) was established in 1993 as an independent institution and is administered by a Presidium appointed by the Government of the Czech Republic, which is assisted by Discipline Committees. The work of the GACR is monitored by an independent Supervisory Board appointed by the Czech Parliament. All organizational and administrative work is provided by the GACR Office. It promotes progress over the whole range of basic research in the Czech Republic. The main function of the Czech Science Foundation is to provide, on the basis of public tender, financial support for research projects submitted by individuals or organizations. The main source of the funds available is the state budget, but contributions from other sources are also possible. Basic aims of the Czech Science Foundation are: •to promote research through long-term funding, based on the peer reviewed evaluation of submitted proposals, science-policy expertise and global cooperation •to provide financial support for excellent research projects and at the same time to audit the effective use of the financial means •to raise the public understanding of science and to enhance the esteem and social status of scientific research •to develop high-quality research environments and to improve scientific career opportunities •to support multi- and interdisciplinary research projects and communication •to represent Czech science among international research organizations and in national and international scientific bodies •to cooperate and support international scientific co-operation on research projects through agreements with research councils all over the world For contact: Director of the Office Ing. Lada Knetlová tel.: +420 227 088 830 fax: +420 227 088 801 Department of Public Relations, International cooperation and Administrative support Mgr.Bc. Radka Smržová tel.: +420 227 088 862 fax: +420 227 088 801 Blanka Javorová tel.: +420 227 088 863 fax: +420 227 088 801 A search of projects financed (finished or ongoing from year 1998 to 2012) on terms "child" AND "health" identified a total number of 48 research projects funded by this agency for more information please contact: Ales Bourek, MD, PhD Center for Healthcare Quality, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic e-mail: or web site:
Funding organisation: Yes

Funding types: University departments or institutions, Group of researchers
Agency types: Children Specific
Funding sources: Government & Research & Development Departments
Geographic area: National funding

Riche Classification

Demography: All ,
Languages and Geographical Perspective: Czech Republic ,
Study type / scale / state of progress / setting: National , Selected European countries , EU Europe (including EEA) , Recently started , Ongoing , Completed and published , Professional research ,