Czech Local Support Group Establishment 

VSB – The Technical University Ostrava is involved in the RURES project supported in the 2rd call of the INTERREG CENTRAL programme. Prof. Dagmar Juchelkova, Ph.D. and her team invited experts from NGOs, regional bodies and also private enterprise to become members of the Local Support Group.


The first two meetings were organised in Ostrava on the 5th and 7th December 2017. Mr Kovařík, a representative of FITE, a.s., Mr Bartoš, a representative of The Association of Moravian Silesian Region and Mr Myšík as the previous representative of Veolia Czech Republic participated in the first meeting.

Mr. Peters, a representative of The Czech Technological Platform of e-mobility engaged in the second one. Both meetings were dedicated to RURES project introduction, and the discussion about the stakeholders involvement and participation in the project activities.

Ms Juchelkova summarised: “All of the participants declared a strong interest in the RURES project, they are keen to get involved in the discussion regarding the value calculator, and pilot projects. Special attention will be paid to heat and electricity distribution, and utilisation of various type of RES, including the  use of waste for heat and electricity production. Environmental impact is at the centre of interest.”