Václav Ranc received his Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry in 2009 from the Department of Analytical chemistry, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic under a supervision of Prof. Karel Lemr. He was then employed at the Department of Analytical chemistry, Palacky University, Olomouc as an assistant professor from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, he joined the team of prof. Rainer at the department of medicine at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland as a research scientist. He worked there from 2011-2012.
He has been employed at the Regional center of advanced technologies and materials since 2012. He has authored or co-authored 38 scientific publications; H index = 9. He is a co-author of 2 international patents. His research activities are directed towards development of nano-sensors based on the utilization of Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy and electrochemistry, and synthesis of functionalized nanomaterials.