OP Prague — Growth Pole of the Czech Republic is a successor to the OP Prague — Adaptability (OP PA) and the OP Prague — Competitiveness (OP PC).
The Operational Program aims to support research and development, small and medium-sized enterprises, low-carbon footprint economies, social services and education. It is essential to secure that all forms of resources (land, real estate and infrastructure, energy, finances) are utilized effectively in the spirit of sustainable development.
The main goal of the OP Fisheries is a sustainable and competitive aquaculture based on innovation, competitiveness, know-how and more efficient use of resources. The program seeks to develop sustainable breeding of fish in the Czech Republic and to secure balanced supply of freshwater fish onto the Czech market and maximise advantages of fisheries other than breeding. The program also supports development of traditional and tested forms of maintanance of fish ponds for the purposes of carp production and supports research and development of innovative products and technologies and increasing market share of fish product processing in general.
The principal aim of the OP EIC is to support development competitiveness and to help maintain a sustainable economy based on know-how and innovation. Czech corporations should be able to enter world markets and create plenty of job opportunities. The priorities in this programming period include developing economies based on know-how and innovation, supporting a more competitive market whith less burden on resources and supporting high employment.
The OPE 2014-2020 aims to protect the environment and ensure its quality for the sake of Czech inhabitants’ lives. It also aims to support effective usage of resources, elimination of negative externalities of human activity upon the natural environment and alleviate the impacts of climate change. The goal of this program is to reduce emissions, boost energetic efficiency and increase the share of renewables among sources of energy. This OP is financed from the EU Solidarity Fund and EU Fund for Regional Development. The sum designated to this program is 2.5 billion EUR.