Opportunities for cooperation between Czech and Indian companies in the space industry. This was the main theme of the Czech-Indian Industry Day, which took place at the Ministry of Transport. Czech companies and research institutes had a unique opportunity to interact with the representatives of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Indian Space Industry Association (ISpA) and leading companies in the Indian space industry.
The European Space Agency (ESA) today successfully launched its largest and most comprehensive space mission to Jupiter, the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE), with the participation of the Czech space industry and scientific institutions. The mission aims at better understanding of the processes in the Solar System by studying Jupiter and its system of moons.
Cooperation in the field of state-of-the-art transport technologies, high-speed lines, space activities and the development of direct air links between Prague and the South-East Asian region. These were the main topics of transport minister Martin Kupka's mission to Singapore and South Korea this week. Together with the transport minister's delegation, almost 60 representatives of businesses from the Czech Chamber of Commerce went to Asia to establish contacts with local companies and organise several business forums and B2B meetings.
Transport Minister Martin Kupka and Director General of ŘSD, the Road and Motorway Infrastructure Manager, Radek Mátl presented the plan for the 2023 construction season on motorways and category I roads. The construction season is already in full swing, so a record 265.2 km of new motorways and category I roads are currently under construction throughout the Czech Republic.
Developing transport links between Ukraine and the European Union and rebuilding infrastructure destroyed in the war. These were the main topics of the meeting of ministers of the countries of the International Transport Forum, which took place today in Rzeszów, Poland. The Czech Republic was represented by transport minister Martin Kupka who presented Czech transport assistance to Ukraine over the past year. Minister Kupka also met with his colleagues from the UK, Sweden and Ukraine during the meeting.
Regarding the EURO 7 emission standard, transport minister Martin Kupka shares the view of employees and employers in the automotive industry. The drive for a cleaner environment must not mean unrealistic conditions for car manufacturers. The minister would expect the trade unions to involve their European partners to a bigger extent.