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Pancreatic cancer is the most insidious type of cancer. It is referred to as the “hidden killer” because a period of no symptoms is followed by a sudden and severe onset. It is usually too late to treat it and 95% of patients die, usually within a year. For a long time scientists and doctors had no clue how to treat it, or diagnose it at an early stage. This may change now as a research team led by Professor Michal Holčapek of the Faculty of Chemical Technology at the University of Pardubice...
With the participation of representatives of twenty-five research institutions from around the world, the 4th Annual Meeting of SPARK Global members took place on July 21-22. At the meeting held at the oldest Berlin University clinic Charité, our University was represented by Ing. Michal Svoboda and Ing. Karolina Kašparová from the Technology and Knowledge Transfer Centre (CTTZ). The University of Pardubice joined the SPARK program, which was founded in 2006 at Stanford University, USA,...
Czech scientists have made a surprising discovery. A metal pot buried in a tomb in Egypt's Abusir 5000 years ago was made of material that was used at the time in distant Anatolia - modern-day Turkey. They proved that the metals had travelled a few thousand miles before they got to their owner. One of the experts who examined the material used for the manufacture of the container was Ing. Jiří Kmošek, a chemist from the Department of Chemical Technology, the Faculty of Restoration. The...
On Tuesday 30 May, Prague hosted the announcement of the 6th year of the competition for the best project in research, development and innovations based on successful collaboration between a research higher education institution and the application sphere. The Best Collaboration of 2017 Prize was awarded to the team of Dr.-Ing. Jan Macák from the Centre of Materials and Nanotechnologies (CEMNAT), Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, and PARDAM, s.r.o. The...