Author Archives: Martin Slanina

Success in the GACR call

The Czech Science Foundation (GACR) has announced the results of this year’s call for fundamental research projects. The teams of SIX have been extremely successful in this call with six approved projects, including one in the “junior” category. Since four of the six successful projects have been prepared jointly by our the researchers of SIX […]

IQRF Hackathon – invitation

The IQRF Alliance, which is a partner of the SIX Research Centre, organizes a hackathon event as a competition of different grade students. The event is a great opportunity to get a hands-on experience with different products and win valuable prices at the same time. For more information, contact us

Brno to the map of leading technological regions

Centre of Sensor, Information and Communication Systems (SIX) at Brno University of Technology, and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and IT at Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien) have cooperated on the project Advanced Technologies for Clever Engineering (ADWICE) for 12 months. The project was a part of the Teaming call of the European research program […]

City of Brno and SIX Centre cooperate on smart city project

The City of Brno became a team member of the European project Rotterdam, Umea and Glasgow: Generating Districts in Sustainable Energy Deployment (RUGGEDISED). The project team consists of 34 partners from 8 different European countries. Cities of Rotterdam, Umea and Glasgow will demonstrate exploitation of smart technologies for the development of urban districts on their […]

H2020 MSCA ITN Celta [Press Release]

European Integrated Research Training Network on Convergence of Electronics and Photonics Technologies for Enabling Terahertz Applications (CELTA) Press release for download [doc, 1800 kB] The goal of the ITN CELTA is to develop technologies and complete sub-systems for sensing, instrumentation, imaging, spectroscopy, and communications utilising the Terahertz spectrum. CELTA will provide PhD degrees to a […]

New Director of SIX

Martin Slanina

Effective December 1, 2015, the SIX Centre will be managed by a new Director – Dr. Martin Slanina, who succeded in the open competition for the Director’s position. Dr. Slanina has been involved in the managemeent of the Centre since January 2015, serving as a Deputy Director. The main challenge in the beginning of the […]

DW reports about laser communication research in SIX

Communication using Free Space Optical (FSO) links is a very promising technology allowing for very high data rates with extremely fast link setup with no worries about spectrum licensing.The scientists in the SIX Centre have shown and explained the benefits of the perspective technology to a correspondent of Deutsche Welle radio station. A recording of […]

ADWICE press release

Brno University of Technology has succeeded with a grant proposal, aiming to upgrade the Centre of Sensor, Information and Communication Systems to an excellent research institution. A press release (in Czech) is available for download: 2015/07/01 ADWICE press release [docx]  

Summer English courses

SIX, in cooperation with the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, offers intensive summer courses of English. The venue is either in Brno (July 13-17) or Telč (August 10-15). More details (in Czech) can be found at the webpage of the courses:

CST Microwave Studio Workshop

The SIX Centre coridally invites you to a workshop, dealing with recent news in CST Microwave Studio, combined with an extensive discussion seccion. You can put your eventual questions into a shared document: The workshop will take place on Tuesday, Januray 17, 2015, from 13.00 to 16.00 in the seminary room of Dept. of […]

Seminar Horizon 2020: Writing and Submitting Czech-Austrian Proposals

The SIX Research Center cordially invites all interested guests to a seminar dealing with the preparation of Horizon 2020 project proposals: Horizon 2020: Writing and Submitting Czech-Austrian Proposals. The seminar is planned for Tuesday, January 27, 2015 and will he held at Brno University of Technology, Technicka 10, Brno, room no. N1.26. In case of interest, […]

Meeting of the SIX boards

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, the Scientific Advisory Board and the Managing Board of the SIX Research Center held a physical meeting. The intention of the meeting was to wrap up the results of the center achieved during 2014 and to discuss the plans for the upcoming year. Slides of the meeting presentation are attached. […]

Internal workshops and lectures

The SIX center organizes two internal workshops focused on advanced measurement with the SIX equipment. The first one, focused on antenna radiation measurement, will take place on Friday, April 25th, while the second workshop, focused on oscilloscope and VNA measurement in analog and digital RF systems is planned for Monday, April 28th. Further, on Wednesday, May 28th, a […]

Lectures: Digital television

The SIX center organizes two lectures focused on digital television applications, targeted at high school students. Both of them will take place on Friday, February 28 in Pardubice. In the two parrallel lectures, the basic principles behind generation, processing and display of video signals will be presented. The lecturers will then focus on the digital […]

Workshop: Cyber Security and Today’s Communication Technologies (updated)

The SIX center in cooperation with Technology Platform Safe Energy CZ organize a joint workshop with title Cyber Security and Today’s Communication Technologies. The workshop’s main part will be made up of two blocks of lectures, supplemented by a visit to selected SIX laboratories. Program of the workshop: 2014/01/30 Workshop program: Cyber Security and Today’s […]

Workshops: Video conferencing & Video editing

The SIX center organizes two workshops focused on video applications. The first one, focused on video conferencing, is planned to take place on Friday, January 10 in the laboratories of the SIX center. During the workshop, the principles of present-day video conferencing systems will be described, including theoretical minimum about network infrastructure used in video […]

Workshop: Sensors and nanotechnology

The SIX center organizes a workshop Sensors and Nanotechnology, intended for students and teachers of high schools. During the workshop the fundamental principles of sensors and biosensors will be presented and several specific sensor types will be described. Further, an introduction to nanotechnologies will be given and the use of nanotechnologies will be demonstrated on […]

SIX Research Center: Full operation starting

Thanks to the project Center of Sensor, Information and Communication Systems (SIX), Brno University of Technology has established and equipped a research center which strongly cooperates with companies applying information and communication technologies in different areas of a practical life. The SIX project was started on the 1st of August 2010 and will be finished on […]

Open days at SIX

Similarly to previous years, the SIX center organizes a series of open days for all interested visitors. The open days include a presentation of the Center and its role in the structure of the faculty. This short introduction will be followed by guided tour through the laboratories of SIX, with practical demonstrations of a number of […]

Excursion trip to Škoda Auto, a.s.

The SIX center invites you to take part in an excursion trip to Škoda Auto, a.s., the Czech largest car producer company, based in Mladá Boleslav. It is a unique opportunity to visit the factory facilities, which we can offer thank to the long-term research cooperation between Škoda Auto and the SIX center. Apart from an […]

Workshop: Practical introduction of SIX laboratories

All interested high school students and teachers are cordially invited to an upcoming workshop with title Practical Introduction of SIX Laboratories to be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. During the workshop, the SIX center will be presented and its most interesting results will be outlined. Then, the possibilities of high school students’ involvement in the […]

Visit the labs of SIX

The SIX Research Center organizes visits to its labs as a part of dissemination activities on June 20 and 25, 2013. The visits are supported by project CZ.1.07/2.3.00/35.0004. Invitations (in Czech) can be found below. 2013/06/20 Visit to the laboratory of electromagnetic compatibility [pdf] 2013/06/20 Visit to the laboratory of television and video technology [pdf] 2013/06/20 […]

Business opportunities for technological projects

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The SIX Research Center cordially invites you to the seminar Business opportunities for technological projects. The talk is focused at successful founding of technological startup companies. Furthermore, the actual business opportunities and financial tools will be presented. Presenter: Michal Hrabí, Startup program manager, JIC Place: SE6.121, Technická 12, CZ-61600, Brno Date and time: 19.06.2013, 13:00 […]

Top science in the research centers of FEEC BUT

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On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, from 15:00 at the great hall at Technická 12 in Brno, the SIX research center and the CVVOZE research center have a joing workshop with the title “Top science in the research centers of FEEC BUT: Opportunities for young scientists in the SIX and CVVOZE research centers. More details (in […]

WICOMT project closing seminar

The WICOMT project, supported by the operational program Education for Competitiveness, is in its final stage and will be finished at the end of May 2013. This project has enabled a significant improvement in the international recognition and scientific quality of the members of two SIX programes – Microwave Technologies and Wireless Technologies. To conclude the […]

Second SIX internal workshop

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On the 1st of September 2011, the second internal workshop of the SIX Centre was organized. Members of the SIX Council and the Advisory Scientific Board were invited to participate. The workshop was aimed to present fresh outputs of applied research and fresh publications of research programs: Microwave Technologies [pdf] Wireless Technologies [pdf] Converged Systems [pdf] […]

SIX internal workshop

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The first SIX internal worksohop was organized on the 21th of January, 2011. SIX partners, members of the SIX Council and the Scientific Advisory Board were invited to participate. The workshop consisted of the following: Research and development activities of SIX programs Microwave Technologies [pdf] Wireless Technologies [pdf] Converged Systems [pdf] Multimedia Systems [pdf] Sensor […]