Czech University of Life Sciences Prague




#Biogas & Fermentation

#Biogenic Residuals & Waste Materials

#Circular Economy

#Environmental Analytics

#Nutrient Recycling

#Renewable Energy

#Resource Efficiency


#Waste Streams


Ing. Mgr. Lukáš Pacek, Ph.D.

Head of the Project Department at the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, CZU

Ing. Laura Míčková

Project manager of European and international research programs

more than 1500 employees and 20.000 students

Czech University of Life Sciences (CZU) is the largest agricultural university in the Czech Republic. CZU consists of 6 Faculties and 1 Institute: Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources; Faculty of Economics and Management; Faculty of Engineering; Faculty of Environmental Science; Faculty of Forestry, Wildlife and Wood Sciences; Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences and Institute of Education and Communication. We represent the the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources (FAFNR), which accommodates more than 4000 students and 300 employees, with a strong position at home and abroad. European Framework and Horizon 2020 projects are being continuously solved as well as many projects of contract research for global biotech, chemical, seed and other companies.

References and Experience

Projects CZU coordinated or participated in:


  • PRO-METROFOOD: Progressing towards the construction of METROFOOD-RI
  • LEAP4FNSSA: Support to the implementation of the Long-term EU-AU Research and Innovation Partnership for Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture
  • PROIntensAfrica: Towards a long-term Africa-EU partnership to raise sustainable food and nutrition security in Africa
  • VALUMICS: Understanding food value chains and network dynamics
  • EJP SOIL: Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils
  • HEDIMED: Human Exposomic Determinants of Immune Mediated Diseases
  • METROFOOD-PP: METROFOOD-RI Preparatory Phase Project
  • FRAMEwork: Farmer clusters for Realising Agrobiodiversity Management across Ecosystems
  • BASE-LiNE Earth: Brachiopods As SEnsitive tracers of gLobal marINe Environment: Insights from alkaline, alkaline Earth metal, and metalloid trace element ratios and isotope systems
  • CARES: City Air Remote Emission Sensing
  • MOVING: Mountain Valorization through Interconnectedness and Green Growth
  • PoliRural: Future Oriented Collaborative Policy Development for Rural Areas and People
  • TRACER: Smart strategies for the transition in coal intensive regions


  • FP7 Programme, Collaborative, small or medium-scale focused research project - “Economic analysis of certification systems for organic food and farming” (Project No. KBBE-2007-1-4-07, CERTCOST)
  • FP7 Programme, Collaborative, small or medium-scale focused research project - “Regional pilot platform as EU contribution to a Global Soil Observing System – e-SOTER” (Project No.FP7-ENV-2007-1)


  • Environmental Assessment of Soil for Monitoring – ENVASSO (Contract No. 022713, STREP)
  • Dissemination of research results in semi-arid and arid ecosystems with a focus on sustainable water resource management in Ethiopia (Contract No. 031694, INCO)
  • Encouraging Collective Farmers Marketing Initiatives - COFAMIs (Contract No. 006541, SSPE)
  • A Cognitive Approach to Rural Sustainable Development - CORASON (Contract No. 506049, CITIZENS)


  • Wildland-Urban Area Fire Risk Management – WARM (Project No. EVG1-CT-2001-00044)
  • Evaluating Financing of Forestry in Europe – EFFE (Project No. QLK5-CT-2000-01228)


  • RESTEP - Regional Sustainable Energy Policy based on the Interactive Map of Sources, LIFE10 ENV/CZ/649


  • Urban Soil Management Strategy (Project No. 1CE064P3)


  • The transport energy consumption in urban and suburban areas (Project No. TU0902)
  • The Assessment Methods and the Multidisciplinary Evaluation of road transport impacts on sustainable environment (Project No. OC 193)


  • Supporting of Agricultural Innovation processes by developing and using collaborative e-Learning network based on professional knowledge bases (Project No. MEB 040804)


  • EXPLICS – Exploiting Internet Case Study and Simulation Templates for Language Teaching and Learning (Project No. 225784-CP-1-2005-1-DE-Lingua-L2)

SOCRATES (Grundtvig)

  • Growing With Compost (Project No. 224027-CP-1-2005-1-UK-GRUNDTVIG-G1PP)


  • Trasnationality for Education in Rural Territories - TRANSFAIR (Project No. 2006-FR/06/B/P/PP/152513)
Network Focus

International cooperation with public or private partners from R&D sector.

Unique Selling Point

Regarding the field of renewable energy CULS can offer know-how from the project RESTEP, the interactive map of sources – a new, comprehensive software tool to assessing of potential and limits of renewable energy sources on a regional level. RESTEP is recognized as the official new Czech policy towards RES by the DANUBE Priority 2 – Sustainable energy.