Benefactors

Neuron is financed from the private funds of benefactors who aim to support the Czech science and its position in our society.

Dalibor Dědek

Founder and owner of Jablotron (established in 1990) – a major supplier of security systems, technology and services with hundreds of thousand customers worldwide, and a Neuron’s benefactor of physics aiming to support top scientific research in physics.

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Karel Janeček

A mathematician, entrepreneur, benefactor and social reformer, founder of RSJ (1995) – one of the largest algorithmic traders in the world, and founding father of the Karel Janeček Benevolent Fund for Support of Science and Research (re-named to Neuron in 2013).

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Libor Winkler

Chairman of the RSJ Board of Directors, capital market expert, scientist, and Neuron’s benefactor (since 2013) financially supporting science and development of Czech Arts.

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Martin Ducháček

Head of Algorithmic System Development at RSJ (since 2006) responsible for the development of business systems, management of development unit, and co-ordination of activities between the development and mathematical analysis units, member of the Supervisory Board at RSJ, and a Neuron’s benefactor of projects on healthy eating, gastronomy and research in medicine.

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Václav Dejčmar

Co-owner of RSJ and several other companies, interested in investing in disruptive projects and ideas. Through Neuron he wants to support scientific expeditions, which may have a significant contribution to the current knowledge.

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Sanjiv Suri

President and CEO of Zátiší Group, the first gourmet restaurant and catering group, which has committed to devoting up to 50 % of its profits each year to helping others. Sanjiv Suri believes that life is not about the number of breaths we take but about the moments that take our breath away. That is why he supports medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders and also Neuron Fund, through which he helps top Czech scientists to change human life for the better.

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Jan Bednář

Programmer and founder of MIS, which provides software to many leading media companies around the world. In times of his studies, Mr. Bendář attended Science Olympiads, now he wants to support young people in their passion for science.

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Radana a Jiří Waldovi

Radana and Jiří Wald are the founders of several companies. The first of them was established in 1990 and started the story of successful pharmaceutical company MUCOS Pharma CZ that successfully operates in Central and Eastern Europe. Mr. and Mrs. Wald are part of the new wave of Czech philanthropists who support a wide range of charitable projects focused mainly on social and health area. For their activities in the humanitarian and cultural spheres they received several acknowledgement both here in the Czech Republic and abroad.

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Jan Školník

Co-owner of HOBRA - Školník, multinational enterprise operating in microfiltration of industrial fluids. Founder of Agentura pro rozvoj Broumovska, NGO based in Broumov monastery. Jan Školník aims not only for monastery development, but for cultivation of the entire region. He believes that our society should encourage talented people, and that is why he has became a philanthropist of Neuron Fund.

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Jaroslav Řasa

Founder of ABRA Software, that helps companies with efficient planning and management of their processes. Like Tomas Bata, he believes that entrepreneurial activities are the way to brace up the civilization. He significantly supports activities in the education field – he was at the birth of the Private School of Computer Technology and the contest Diploma Thesis of the Year. Through Neuron Fund he wants to motivate talented young scientists, therefore he fulfils their dreams.

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