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It is still possible to subsequently enroll at the Czech Technical University in Prague for prospective students of Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering and Faculty of Architecture which also announced an extraordinary admission term.
The IDET Military and Security Technology Fair is held at the Brno Exhibition Center From 31 May to 2 June. CTU representatives will attend for the second time, presenting scientific research projects and exhibits in Pavilion P at stand 102.
On 17 January, CTU commenced celebrations marking the 310th anniversary of publishing the imperial rescript with which Joseph I had doubtlessly supported founding of engineering school. A range of cultural events, lectures and professional meetings will be held until september this year, unveiling the past and future of the oldest czech technical university.
From 10 to 14 July ,CTU organizes the popular third annual Children's University. Titled Science everywhere around us, takes form of a suburban camp and offers an unforgettable holiday experience to the pupils of primary schools and relevant classes of secondary grammar schools. the Rector of the Czech Technical University, prof. Petr Konvalinka took over the patronage of the event.
Students, PhD students, their supervisors, aspirational scientists, or even entire scientific teams can apply to the twentieth year of the Werner von Siemens Prize until 27 November.

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On 20 May, the lock chamber at Hněvkovice near Týn nad Vltavou was opened for the public. It is the last lock chamber on the waterway from the Orlík reservoir to České Budějovice. It will allow boats with a width of up to 6 meters, lengths up to 45 m and displacement of 300 tons to be able to leave the Orlík reservoir for České Budějovice.
The third annual Jan Lewinski Memorial - Student Iron Firefighter of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering was held on 17 May. About 25 students and 11 students from secondary schools and colleges competed for the title of Iron Firefighter. In the men's category, Jakub Zahradník won the race in less than five minutes and in women´s category it was Denisa Vápeníková, both of them from VŠB-TU Ostrava. Students from FBMI have won three medals.
The XGLU student startup, engaged in the development of a battery-free meter, won the first place in the Czech-Slovak finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition in Bratislava. Marek Novák, Tomáš Pikous and Barbora Suchanová secured their participation in the global finals in Seattle, where they will compete it latter July with top ten university teams from around the world.
On 10 May, the Technical Administration of Roadways of the Capital of Prague (TSK) published conclusions of the diagnostics of the sub-bases and foundation of third pillar of the Libeňský Bridge. This was done by the Klokner Institute of the Czech Technical University in Prague between December 2016 and May 2017. The aim of the study was to verify the actual state of the concrete and sub-base of the pillar and to compare the results with the available archive materials and backgrounds from the already made diagnostic surveys on the main bridge across the river and on the flood bridge of Libeň .
The rector of CTU, prof. Petr Konvalinka, doc. Miloš Polášek, Managing Director of Porsche Engineering Services and Dipl. Ing. Dirk Lappe, Chairman of the Board of Porsche Engineering Services, signed a framework cooperation agreement In the newly opened premises of the CTU - CIIRC building on 3 May. Its main objective is to participate in joint research projects, support of university laboratories and provide professional lectures for students.