Previous projects

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

New technologies UP in chemistry and biology

Network for cooperation of academic institution and private sector in the field of environmentally friendly water and soil treatment.

Desorption nanoelectrospray: instrumentation, surface analysis and imaging

Encourage the creation of excellent research teams and intersectoral mobility at Palacký University in Olomouc

  • OPVK 2.3 (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0004)
  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Jitka Ulrichová, CSc.
  • 2012–2015; 106 thousand EUR

The research team of the Regional Centre of advanced technologies and materials with a focus on unconventional experimental techniques in materials and optical research (RCPTM_FRONT)

Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) Provided by Bacteria-Producing Biosurfactants: An Eco-Innovation Biological Approach in Nanobiotechnology.

Building of research and education team in regional center of advanced technology and materials (RCPTM – NANOMETAL)

Research team development of the Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials (RCPTM-TEAM)

Integration of Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials into International Networks of Nanotechnological and Optical Research (RCPTM-NET)

Co-operation network for education and research support in nanotechnology and optical sciences with a focus on interdisciplinary conection between private-

sector education institutions and organizations of science and research (ATM-NET)

Development of human resources for excellence in the researchin nanotechnology in analytical chemistry (ChemNET)

Modular learning as a tool of the educational system response to the needs of practice

Education of Scientists in the Regional Centre of Advanced technologies and Materials

  • OPVK  2.3 (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/09.0042)
  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Miroslav Mašláň, CSc.,
  • 2009–2012; 565 thousand EUR

Development of human resources for excellence in the research innanotechnology in analytical chemistry

  • OPVK  2.3 (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0018)
  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Ševčík, CSc.,
  • 2011–2013; 675 thousand EUR

LC512 – Center for biomolecules and complex molecular systems

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Michal Otyepka
  • Coordinator: Prof. Pavel Hobza
  • 2005–2010; 118,051 thousand CZK, MŠMT

1M06002 – Optical structures, detection systems and relevant technologies for low photon number applications

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 03/2006–12/2011; 16 749 000 CZK; 99,316 thousand CZK, MŠMT

MSM6198959218 – Coordination compounds and oxides of transition metals for bioapplications and nanotechnologies

  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Trávníček, Ph.D.
  • 2005–2011; 150 061 thousand CZK; MŠMT

ED2.1.00/03.0058 – Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Material

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D.
  • 2010–2014; 544 815 ths. CZK, MŠMT

MSM6198959223 – New possibilities of diagnostics and immunomodulation in infectious diseases and immunopathological conditions

  • Principal investigator: Prof. MUDr. E. Weigl, CSc.
  • 2007–2011; 102 741 thousand CZK; MŠMT

LA08032 – International experiment ATLAS-CERN

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 1/2008–12/2012; 1 914 000 CZK; 125 100 thousand CZK; MŠMT

OC09026 – Photonic-band-gap nonlinear structures as sources of non-classical light

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Jan Peřina jr.
  • 4/2009–06/2012; 1 600 000 CZK; 1 930 thousand CZK; MŠMT

ME10013 – Process of ionization during mass spectrometric analysis of small sample amounts

  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Karel Lemr, Ph.D.
  • Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Ing. Vladimír Havlíček, Dr. (MBÚ AV ČR, Praha)
  • 2010–2012; 2 661 thousand CZK; MŠMT

MSM6198959216 – Modulation of signalling and regulatory pathways in normal and cancer cells

  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Karel Lemr, Ph.D.
  • 2005–2011; 505 388 thousand CZK; MŠMT

ESF OPVK 2.2 CZ.1.07/2.2.00/15.0247 – Inovation of Applied chemistry study program

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Taťjana Nevěčná
  • 2011–2013; MŠMT

ESF OPVK 2.3 CZ.1.07/2.3.00/09.0040 – Natural scientist

  • Principal investigator:Assoc. Prof. Libor Kvítek
  • 2009–2012; 9 411 thousand CZK; MŠMT

ESF OPVK 2.3 CZ.1.07/2.3.00/09.0051 – Advanced Education in Research and Application of

  • Nanomaterials
  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Michal Otyepka
  • 2009–2012; 6 423 thousand CZK; MŠMT

1M0512 – Research center of powdered nanomaterials

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Mašláň
  • 2005–2011; 124 022 thousand CZK; MŠMT

MSM6198959216 – Modulation of signalling and regulatory pathways in normal and cancer cells

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Strnad
  • 2005–2011; 505 388 thousand CZK; MŠMT

KAN101630651 – Preparation of nano-films and nano-coatings on textiles using plasma surface treatment at atmospheric pressure

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Mašláň
  • 2006–2010; 41 859 thousand CZK; MŠMT

ME 895 – Development of special separation media for enantioselective separation systems with temperature-dependent properties

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Eva Tesařová
  • Coordinator: Prof. Juraj Ševčík
  • 2007–2009; 1 205 thousand CZK; MŠMT

OC P11.003 – Physics of linear, nonlinear and active photonic crystals

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Jan Peřina
  • 11/2003–12/2006; 1 580 000 CZK ; 4 530 thousand CZK; MŠMT

OC 168 – Evaluation of prosthetic wear using the optical 3D methods

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 03/2007–03/2009; 838 000 CZK; 966 thousand CZK; MŠMT

FRVŠ 1058/2006; Využití korelace struktur koherenční zrnitosti pro měření malé deformace předmětu;

  • Principal investigator: Wagnerová P.
  • 2006; 90 000 Kč; MŠMT

Czech Science Foundation

Effects of cores and boundaries of nanograins on structural and physical properties of ball milled and mechanically alloyed iron-based materials

Functionalized iron oxide nanoparticle-based magnetic carriers with bound biologically active and/or magnetically appealing compounds

Reaction Mechanisms of Iron Nanoparticles with Selected Pollutants

  • GAČR P208/11/P463
  • Principal investigator: Mgr. František Karlický, Ph.D.
  • 2011-2014, 37 thousand EUR

Preparation and characterization of new composite materials containing amino acids, iron oxides and silver or gold nanoparticles

Mechanism of catalytical self-cleavage of two non-coding RNAs of human patogens

IAA401370901 – Structure, stability and spectral properties of transition metals complexes with cytokinines and inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinases: A Molecular modelling

  • Principal investigator: RNDr. Michal Čajan, Ph.D
  • 2009–2011; 1 466 thousand CZK, AV ČR

KAN115600801 – New technologies of preparation and exploitation of iron oxide-based nanoparticles for environmental, industrial and medical applications

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D.
  • 2008–2012; 73 540 thousand CZK, AV ČR

KJB300130903 – Low temperature magnetic properties of sulphides present in meteoritic material

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Radek Zbořil, PhD.
  • 2009–2011; 1 314 thousand CZK; AV ČR

KAN301370701 – Nanostructured Macroscopic Systems – Technology and Characterisation

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 01/2007–12/2011; 10 862 000 CZK; 79 897 thousand CZK; AV ČR

KAN200380801– Immunonanotechnologies for hormone diagnostic

  • Principal investigator: Prof. M. Strnad
  • Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D.
  • 2008–2012; 35 121 thousand CZK; AV ČR

IAA 400040802 – Structure, dynamics, and reaction mechanism of catalytic RNA

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Michal Otyepka
  • 2008–2011; 4 416 thousand CZK; AV ČR

KAN108040651 – Research of production and application of zero-valent iron nanoparticles for remediation of contaminated goundwater

  • Principal investigator: Dr. Radek Zbořil
  • 2006–2008; 26 350 thousand CZK; AV ČR

IAA300120606 – Magnetic properties of atmospheric particulate matter and relationship with environmental pollution

  • Principal investigator: Dr. Radek Zbořil
  • 2006–2009; 2 043 thousand CZK; AV ČR

KAN101630651 – Preparation of nano-films and nano-coatings on textiles using plasma surface treatment at atmospheric pressure

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Mašláň
  • 2006–2010; 44 859 thousand CZK; AV ČR

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic

Development of ready-to-use commercial substrate for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Use of nanostructures and natural extracts as functional substances in active packaging materials with barrier, antimicrobial, protective and oxygen absorbing effects

Effective separation of lactoferrin from bovine milk using membrane and magnetic separation technologies

New separation procedures for analytical sample treatment and their application in development of phytopharmaceuticals

Modern multilayer optical structures

Flame Observer


Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Polyaza/polyoxamakrocyklické ligandy jako víceúčelové stavební prvky v syntéze magneticky zajímavých komplexů přechodných kovů

Pentakoordinované komplexy Co a Ni s velkou magnetickou anisotropií – cesta k jedno-iontovým magnetům

GP203/09/P370 – Molecular magnetism based on transition metal complexes

  • Principal investigator: Ing. Radovan Herchel, Ph.D.
  • 2009–2011; 1 895 thousand CZK, GA ČR

GACR GA210/10/0743 – Chemical composition and structural order of natural tourmalines – geochemical versus crystal-structural constrains

  • Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. M. Novák, CSc
  • 2010–2013; 6 352 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GACR P304/10/1316 – In vitro and in vivo study of antimicrobial activity and toxicity of silver nanoparticles, nanocomposites and materials based on silver nanoparticles

  • Principal investigator: RNDr. Aleš Panáček, Ph.D.
  • 2010–2013; 7 719 thousand CZK, GA ČR

GAP206/10/0625 – Condensed anthocyanins – analysis, preparation, (bio)transformation and potential of use

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Petr Bednář, Ph.D.
  • Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Ing. Josef Balík, Ph.D.. (MBÚ AV ČR, Praha)
  • 2010–2012; 2 080 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA503/10/0579 – Study of potential interaction of constituents of non-alcoholic beverages with signaling pathways involved in drug metabolism and carcinogenesis

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Z. Dvořák
  • 2010–2012; 2 877 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA304/10/0149 – Generation of hepatocyte-derived cellular models for preclinical testing of drugs

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Z. Dvořák
  • 2010–2012; 4 500 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA303/07/0128 – Study on tissue-specific aspects of transcriptional regulation of selected P-450 enzymes and drug transporters

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Pávek, FaF UK
  • Coordinator: Prof. Z. Dvořák
  • 2007–2011; 5 045 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GAP208/10/1742 – Molecules on the surfaces of carbon nanostructures

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Petr Jurečka
  • 2010–2013; 3 372 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GD203/09/H046 203/09/H046 – Biochemistry on the crossroad from in silico to in vitro

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Michal Otyepka
  • 2009–2012; 11 993 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA303/09/1001 – Structural Determinants of Substrate Specificity of Human Cytochromes P450

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Michal Otyepka
  • 2009–2012; 2 981 thousand CZK; GA ČR

P301/11/P558 – Mechanismus katalytického samoštěpení dvou nekódujících RNA lidských patogenů

  • Principal investigator: Dr. Pavel Banáš
  • 2011–2014; GA ČR

P208/11/P463 – Mechanismy reakcí nanočástic železa s vybranými polutanty Principal investigator: Dr. František Karlický

    • 2011–2014; GA ČR

GA203/04/1168 – Complexes of selected transition metals with cytokinin derivatives: synthesis, characterization and biological aktivity

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Zdeněk Trávníček
  • 2004–2006; 1 587 thousand CZK; GA ČR

305/06/P139 – Flexibility, Solvation, and Drug Binding of Pharmacologically Active Enzymes Cytochromes P450

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Michal Otyepka
  • 2006–2008; 894 thousand CZK; GA ČR

202/05/21111 – Structure and magnetic properties of amorphous and nanocrystalline Fe(Ni)MoCuB based alloys

  • Principal investigator: Dr. Radek Zbořil
  • 2005–2007; 3 235 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA203/03/0161 – New progress in chiral separations

  • Principal Investigator: Prof. Juraj Ševčík
  • 2003–2005; 3 890 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GP203/02/D013 – Analysis of anthocyanin dyes by high performance separation techniques hyphenated with mass spectrometry

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. Petr Bednář
  • 2002–2005; 795 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA203/07/0765 – Analysis of isomers by mass spectrometry and kinetic method

  • Principal inestigator: Prof. Karel Lemr
  • 2007–2009; 2 493 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GP203/07/P223 – Study of discontinuous electrolyte sysmtems in capillary electrophoresis for separation of physiologically active compounds

  • Principal investigator: Dr. Vítězslav Maier
  • 2007–2009; 1 500 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA202/05/0498 – Analysis of faint photon fields using pulsed homodyne detection

  • Principal investigator: Dr. Ondřej Haderka
  • 01/2005–12/2007; 2 082 000 CZK; 2 082 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GA202/05/2470 – The AIRFLY experiment: AIR Fluorescence Yield – study of the fluorescent light emission iduced by ionizing radiation in the air

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 01/2005–12/2006; 660 000 CZK; 1 226 thousand CZK; GA ČR

GACR GA205/04/1292 – Geochemistry and mineralogy of acid mine drainage precipitates

  • Principal investigator: Assoc. Prof. J. Zeman
  • 2004–2006; 1 309 thousand CZK; GA ČR

EU Framework Programme

Innovative green technology for smart energy saving on existing residential buildings with centralized heating/cooling generators

CLET 222279 – Closed Loop Control of the Laser Welding Process Through the Measurement of Plasma

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 11/2008 – 04/2011; 80 840 EUR; EU

1H-PK/44 – The technology of fabrication of the iron (III) oxide nanoparticles
Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Mašláň
004–2007; 6 782 thousand CZK; MPO

L/ICA/ICB/84366/04 – Combination of capillary liquid phase separation techniques with mass spectrometry as a tool for metabolic studies and finding new biomarkers of controlled nitrogen compounds

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Karel Lemr
  • The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons; The Hague, Netherl

No No.. – Laser Microphone

  • Principal investigator: Prof. Miroslav Hrabovský
  • 06/2007–12/2008; 2 598 000 CZK; BIS CZE

Academy od Sciences of the Czech Republic

New technologies of preparation and exploitation of iron oxide-based nanoparticles for environmental, industrial and medical applications

Nanostructured Macroscopic Systems – Technology and Characterisation

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Development and Utilization of Difuse Reactive Barriers Based on MicroFe and NanoFe for Remediation

Advanced technologies for sanitary and toxicological treatment of wastewater plant outlet


Ministry of Health’s Departmental Research and Development Programme

Objective diagnosis of intoxication by a new designer drugs