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.
This program aims to tackle unemployment by further education and active politics of employment. The program touches the issues of professional education, equal opportunities for men and women, adaptability of employees and employers, social inclusion and tackling poverty. Social innovations pertaining to unemployment are also supported. Both private and public institutions may apply for support.
The goal of this program is to contribute to the development of an educated society via investments into developments of human potential with the aim of boosting competitiveness of the Czech Republic. The program is to contribute to securing equal opportunities in education and improving competences on the jobs market and to strengthen capacities for quality research.
The IROP supports a balanced development of all regions of the Czech Republic (with the exception of the capital City of Prague), it focuses on improvement of public services and public administration. The program aims to secure sustainable development in municipalities, towns and regions.
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.