Mr Ondrej Valenta

Czech republic Project manager (Technology Centre ASCR)
Analyst and foresight practitioner in the Technology Centre ASCR. 
Language(s): Czech, German, English

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Ondrej specializes on development of foresight methods and their utilization in formulation of development strategies and concepts. Ondrej has participated in creation of background papers and studies for up-date of the National policy of research, development and innovation in the Czech Republic, especially in terms of identification of national priorities of oriented research, development and innovation as well as issues concerning R&D infrastructure. He specializes himself also on relations between RDI and regional development.

Ondrej has participated in several international research projects utilizing foresight methods, e.g. European Foresight Monitoring Network, FutureFood6, iKnow, Joint Programming Initiative Healthy Diet for Healthy Life, and iKnowFutures. He is a co-author of publications Analysis of innovation potential of Analysis of Innovation Potential of Czech Regions, Future of Food Quality and Safety in the Czech Republic, and Green Paper of Research, Development and Innovation, which formed basis for formulation of National Policy of Research, Development and Innovation of the Czech Republic for 2009 – 2015.

Basic information
Gender :
Male
Status :
Free union
Most prominent role :
Researcher in private non-profit organization
Education qualification :
Masters degree
Languages :
Czech, German, English
Primary Work information
Type of employer :
Non-governmental, not for profit, not representing commercial interest organisation
Employer :
Technology Centre ASCR
Location :
Czech republic Czech republic
Position :
Project manager
Main activities :
Research
Research information
Interest in Cooperative research related to :
• Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities
Interest in Individual research related to :
• Social Sciences & Humanities
Interest in Capacity building research related to :
• Cooperation
• Science and society
• Regions
Interest in JRC thematic priorities such as :
• Security and freedom
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ACTIVITIES AND AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Revolutionary breakthrough in storage of energy from renewable sources

    Revolutionary breakthrough in storage of energy from renewab ...

    One of the most significant shortcomings of renewable sources of energy is their vulnerability, instability and low concentration. This in turn leads to utilization of back-up energy sources and makes the whole process of energ...

     
     
  • Terrorist nuclear material misuse

    Terrorist nuclear material misuse

    The most convenient terrorist misuse of nuclear material is to create so-called dirty bomb, a radiological weapon which combines radioactive material with conventional explosives. Through a radiological dispersal device a radio...

     
     
  • Sudden global energy crisis

    Sudden global energy crisis

    The oil crisis in the 1970s demonstrated how serious the impact of a sudden black-out of oil supply on advanced economies can be. As a result, e.g. France oriented its energy sector to be sustained by a nuclear energy. If this ...

     
     
  • Thermonuclear fusion tamed!

    Thermonuclear fusion tamed!

    The research of thermonuclear fusion has advanced to the extent that the thermonuclear fusion is now started to be utilized as a source of energy production, next to the current nuclear power plants, whose energy production is ...

     
     
  • Smal-scale nuclear power to meet private energy demands

    Smal-scale nuclear power to meet private energy demands

    Countries, cities, villages and corporations turn to micro scale nuclear reactors in order to meet the energy demands which are otherwise not reached. The world is running out of oil and it all the time faces more and more stri...

     
     
  • The mystery of 21 December 2012

    The mystery of 21 December 2012

    Various historic systems, both evolutionary (e.g. I-T’ing or systems of ancient Egypt or Indian system of Vedas, Bible – revelation of John the Baptist), and calendar (e.g. Mayan calendar, Platonian year) indicate that arou...

     
     
  • Existence of a cold fusion confirmed

    Existence of a cold fusion confirmed

    Since the 90s, there have been struggles among nuclear researchers over the issue of a cold fusion, achieved by electrolysis. As the scientific and technological development advanced along the time, new nuclear processes were d...

     
     
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  • Ongoing radicalization of fundamental islamist groups

    Ongoing radicalization of fundamental islamist groups

    Low political will and dedication to resolve conflicts in Middle East region has a consequence in ongoing radicalization of various islamist groups in the region. With growing capabilities, these groups can acquire means of mas...

     
     
  • Increasing dependence of EU on import of fossil fuels

    Increasing dependence of EU on import of fossil fuels

    One of the goals of the European energetic strategy is to secure a availability and stability of energy supply, especially that of electrical. However, increasing dependence of EU on import of fossil fuels makes this goal hardl...

     
     
  • No strict global rules on nuclear security

    No strict global rules on nuclear security

    Nowadays, no strict global rules on nuclear security are being defined and implemented. With a anticipated spread of production of nuclear energy also to third world countries, the threat of a consequent nuclear disaster is hig...

     
     
  • More money dedicated to nuclear research

    More money dedicated to nuclear research

    Governments realized that long-term funding of nuclear research would bring about significant improvements to natural environment, quality of life as well as regional development. Significant is also a possibility to become ene...

     
     
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