NEWTON Research & Innovation Week 2023

20 — 24 March 2023

Curious about the first edition’s highlights?

Business trends, cutting-edge science and unexpected discoveries, inspiring personalities, engaging discussions and networking all in one week and location! The first edition of NEWTON Research & Innovation Week took place in the unique space of the Prague Congress Centre, providing a panoramic view of the entire city of Prague. And how did the week unfold? Take a look for yourself!

7 interactive events

4 inspirational days

40+ speakers from 8 countries

700+ enthusiastic visitors

Job fair

  • Featuring 12 partner companies
  •  250+ visitors

The first annual job fair for NEWTON University students showcased presentations from esteemed partner companies, including Ecomail, Philip Morris, E.ON, Geetoo, Andaz Prague and more. This event was a unique opportunity for students to participate in corporate speed dating and engage with companies from various sectors. At the same time, we inaugurated the NEWTON Book partner catalog.

Pop-up Market

Fun, promotion, great atmosphere! That’s what the Pop-Up Market at NEWTON University, organised by NEWTON Business Accelerator, was all about — a chance for our aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs from NU students and alumni to impress. The entire afternoon was in a friendly spirit, featuring delightful drinks from Vojta Toman and his One Cup project, delicious treats by Martin Legeza, fragrant products by Elis-spark, a presentation on wireless chargers by the guys from Basefound and much more.

Panel discussion: Media under pressure of innovation and technology

In the face of rapid technological advancements, the media landscape is undergoing profound changes. They are facing artificial intelligence and the business models of publishing houses need to change. Is the era of traditional media coming to an end? Join Čestmír Strakatý, Jiří Vávra and Margareta Křížová as they delve into this topic. A recording of the insightful debate is available for viewing here.

Management and Social Science Congress

This year’s congress explored the captivating theme of authenticity — a concept widely discussed in Western moral thought and often considered a buzzword. World experts, including those from Oxford, engaged in debates and lectures at NEWTON University.
The best speakers of this year’s event included:

  • Prof. Michael Biggs (University of Oxford)
  • Prof. Cornelis J. Schilt (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • Prof. Mubashar Hasan, Ph.D (University of Oslo, Norway)

European Business Forum

Explore the XVIIth International Scientific Conference on the Business Environment in a Turbulent World. More than 70 academics engaged in thematic sessions covering:

  • National Economy
  • Human Resource Development and Leadership
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business and marketing activities in the context of new technologies
  • Innovation Management and Business Acceleration

NEWTON Business Summit

A day of inspiring lectures by industry professionals. Connect with leaders who will share powerful stories and the joys of their own careers. Kickstart your career journey with tailored professional programs. Meet interesting business personalities and discover the potential paths within your own field. Discuss with experts in person.
Notable speakers from last year’s summit included:

  • Marian Jelinek
  • Milan Formanek
  • Tomáš Ervín Dombrovský
  • Kateřina Bělková

NEWTON Business Soirée

An elegant conclusion to NEWTON Week. An evening full of enjoyment transformed into a unique space, offering a wonderful atmosphere, rich catering, delightful drinks and a DJ. The evening provides opportunities for informal networking with the fellow attendees and a well-deserved break for some fun after a week of lectures and performances.