Science and Research
The National Technical Museum is an organization conducting basic and applied research that leads to publications and collaboration in creating exhibits. The professional staff also takes part in pedagogical activities.
Research workers have carried out the Czech Technology Against the Backdrop of World Development research plan, which followed up on the previously successful plan entitled The History of Science and Technology.
The National Technical Museum is presently involved in two other NAKI projects: The Czech Technical University project – Methodologies and tools for protecting and preserving cultural heritage threatened by floods and the project of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic – Traditional lime-based technologies of historical buildings and their present use. The National Technical Museum is also working with the National Heritage Institute on the project on the project “Everyday Life and Cultural Influence of the Aristocracy in Bohemia and in Central Europe”
The National Technical Museum is publishing, in addition to its series of NTM Discourses, two other series: Works from the History of Science and Technology and Acta Historiae Rerum Naturalium Necnon Technicarum. You can find an assessment of the results of the NTM’s research as part of the overall list of results for research organizations for 2010, as they were approved on 28 January 2011 by the Research and Development Council of the Czech Republic.
The assessment report for 2010 is available here.
Final results of the assessment of the effectiveness of recipients and providers of research and development support in the year: