- Martin Wichterle
- Karel Janeček
- Founder and Benefactor
"I wanted to be a scientist since I was five. At that time I was convinced that science is the most meaningful thing in the world. I am very lucky to be able to support it today."
- Libor Winkler
"It is my own experience that you cannot do science without money. If we want to succeed in global competition, science is the fundament. I perceive my support of science as a support of our future."
- Dalibor Dědek
"I believe that money should be used above all to elevate society. If we want to live in a better world, we cannot expect someone else to build it but us."
- Jan Školník
"Our society should support talented people. After all, it concerns the development of the whole society. That is why I support excellent science in the Neuron Fund and the Talent Fund of Broumov Region that helps the region on the way to Neuron."
- Radana a Jiří Waldovi
"Any free society needs its independent culture that must be sufficiently supported throuhg grants, subventions and sponsors. We perceive our support of science as a support of culture in the broadest sense."
- Tomáš Kupka
"Why is science important for human kind? Science is necessary for our survival. At this very moment, a tiny planet is flying through the space and it can eliminate life on Earth if we let it. Because if there will be only farmers on here, when it arrives, there will be nothing left of mankind."
- Jaroslav Řasa
"Our society should perceive science as a key source for its development. The only thing our country can export is knowledge."
- Martin Ducháček
"I want to support scientists, but it is not possible to support science by acting alone. That is why I joined the Neuron Fund."
- Eduard Kučera
"Every year we have been trying to dedicate part of our company’s profit to charity."
- Jan Bednář
"Science is a very important thing. Especially in a country like ours, without minerals for sale, we have to live from our own work and ideas. I admire scientists very much."
- Václav Dejčmar
"Thanks to the science we can reach beyond the frontiers of human understanding and set forth into the unknown."
- Sanjiv Suri
"The highest level of philanthropy is if you provide something you need more than the endowed."
More about our benefactors
- prof. RNDr. Libor Grubhoffer, CSc.
- Guarantor of biology
"The mankind was born with curiosity - hence comes our never-ending urge to look beyond the frontiers of the possible."
- prof. Ing. Jiří Matas, Ph.D.
- Guarantor of computer science
"Science offers mankind many new opportunities. At the same time science reminds us how much we still don’t know. The banner of Czech president says 'Truth prevails'. I like about science that it applies here as well, even if it takes time sometimes."
- prof. Ing. Pavel Hobza, DrSc., dr. h. c., FRSC
- Guarantor of chemistry
"Any civilized nation can't exist and flourish without science. However, science has but a very practical meaning - to search and find answers and solutions to urgent challenges that our Republic, or even the whole world is facing."
- RNDr. Martin Markl, DrSc.
- Guarantor of mathematics
"If suddenly mathematics would disappear, we would be back in the Stone Age."
- prof. MUDr. Jan Pirk, DrSc.
- Guarantor of medicine
"Homo sapiens means in English 'the wise man'. As you see, the name of our species proves that the search for new knowledge is innate to us."
- Ing. Pavel Jelínek, Ph.D.
- Guarantor of physics
"Science tries to understand the basic principles of this world. To discover them is after all the purpose of our existence. In a way, science is freedom - a way of thinking without limits and prejudice. Science is an adventurous journey to the unknown, beyond the frontiers of knowledge."
- prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Dr.
- Guarantor of social sciences
More about our Science Board