Welcome Office


Central Bohemian Innovation Center (SIC) is proud to introduce the Central Bohemian Region and be the reference point for our growing global community and those who would like to work in one of the regional research centers and to settle in our region.

Our Welcome Office services are targeted towards foreign researchers or doctoral students coming to Central Bohemia from abroad or already living in the region. SIC is here to support you, connect you to the right sources and bring the most relevant information for you. This is why we cooperate closely with other organisations. Our network includes:

What can we offer you:

  • Introduce the regional innovation ecosystem and connect you with key regional stakeholders
  • Help you to find a suitable job position and connect with potential regional employers in R&D
  • In cooperation with EURAXESS provide support to incoming researchers, including non-EU, to obtain all necessary documents for the VISA application process with the necessary time
  • Advise and assist with the communication with national or local authorities
  • Advice you regarding national or regional grant opportunities in R&D
  • Answer any questions concerning everyday life in Central Bohemia
  • Give you tips/advice on how to find suitable accommodation, school for children, trips or cultural events, education for family members etc.
  • Organize meetup/networking events for researchers already settled in the region