As part of scientific research projects, we cooperate with prestigious foreign and best Slovak universities and scientific institutions. We are aware that within the framework of biomedical research, it is necessary to form scientific consortia, also with participation of top foreign scientists. It is also extremely important to reflect on current challenges in a timely and effective manner, primarily on the COVID-19 pandemic
which greatly influences the current direction of scientific research projects.
P.J. Šafárik University in Košice
Pavel Jozef Šafárik University in Košice belongs to leading and recognized educational and scientific institutions not only in the Slovak Republic, but in the context of advanced European countries. The university has
5 faculties that prepare doctors, experts in natural sciences, mathematics and computer science, teachers, lawyers, experts in public administration, philosophy, languages, psychology and social work.
Slovak Academy of Sciences
The Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) is the leading scientific institution in Slovakia. The main mission of SAS is to implement basic and applied research across a wide range of technical, natural, humanities and social science fields. The academy’s organizations are involved in the education and training of young researchers and scientists. Through international and domestic scientific projects, especially from the resources of the EU structural funds, and membership in international associations and institutions, SAS develops extensive international cooperation, thus integrating Slovak science into international context.
Cooperation with Charles University in Prague is particularly
important. Excellent scientists from this university are also involved in scientific projects in which MGA participates. The combination of international expertise and activities of various scientific research groups contribute to advancing of the research conducted in MGA itself.
Charles University (CU) is one of the world’s oldest universities and is an internationally recognized research-type university. According to official evaluations of scientific outputs, it is the best-performing scientific institution in the Czech Republic. International rankings classify Charles University to
1% of the world’s best universities. CU was the first university in the Czech Republic to establish its own subsidiary, Charles University Innovations Prague, which operates as a dedicated agency for technology transfer to accelerate and streamline the transfer of science and research results into practice. One part of the effective transfer are also the so-called spin-off companies, such as GeneSpector, which develops and distributes kits for the diagnosis of new viral diseases.
J.A. Comenius University in Bratislava
Comenius University (CU) is the largest and oldest university in Slovakia, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019. As the only Slovak university, it is regularly ranked in the world rankings of the world’s best universities. Across its 13 faculties, CU provides the widest selection of study programs (over 800) in three levels, several of which are unique in Slovakia. You can choose from a wide range of fields of human knowledge – from medicine through humanities and social sciences, to natural sciences, mathematics or theology.
CU is a research institution that covers hundreds of domestic and international research projects. Thus, several students participate in significant research projects while still studying and can actively participate in investigation under projects and grants, or participate in professional internships at home and abroad. The university also has its the Scientific Park – a specialized research and development facility with a priority focus on biomedicine, environmental medicine and biotechnology.
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
The Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) is the largest and oldest technical university in Slovakia with a renowned scientific research base, experienced researchers, erudite teachers and a systematically developed network of scientific libraries. Scientific research and higher education are provided by 7 faculties and 9 university centers. STU has 16 registered patents and a number of utility models.