National Recovery Plan

Last update: 29.02.2024

The National Recovery Plan is a strategic document on the basis of which the Czech Republic is applying for a financial contribution from the European Recovery and Resilience Facility to implement measures and reforms to help recover from the effects of the pandemic and to support investment in the ecological and digital transformation of the Czech economy. The National Recovery Plan was prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade according to the rules set out in Regulation (EU) 2021/241 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 February 2021 establishing the Recovery and Resilience Facility. It is divided into 7 thematic pillars, which are further subdivided into components covering specific reforms and investments. A total of 122 measures are divided into 37 reforms and 85 investments.

The main pillars of the National Recovery Plan are:

  • Digital transition
  • Physical infrastructure and green transition
  • Capacity building and labour market
  • Institutions and regulation and promotion of undertaking as a response to COVID-19
  • Research, development and innovation
  • Health and resilience of the population
  • REPowerEU.

The original recovery plan of May 2021 was updated to the current wording and published in January 2024 following discussions with European Commission.

More information about National Recovery Plan are available here (in CZ).


Digital Transition pillar and component 1.3 Digital High-Capacity Networks

The Digital Transition Pillar, whose guarantor is the Ministry of Industry and Trade, is further divided into 7 main components:

  • 1.1 Digital services to citizens and businesses
  • 1.2 Digital public administration systems
  • 1.3 Digital high-capacity networks
  • 1.4 Digital economy and society, innovative start-ups and new technologies
  • 1.5 Digital transition of undertakings
  • 1.6 Acceleration and digitalisation of construction procedures
  • 1.7 Digital transition of public administration

Component 1.3 Digital High Capacity Networks aims to ensure, through very high capacity networks (VHCN), maximum access to data services through internet connection for citizens, undertakings, public administration and socio-economic actors, especially in rural areas.

CALL „Technical Devices for 5G in Railway Coaches"

The obligation to implement part of component 1.3has been referred to CTU by a delegation agreement concluded in January 2023 between the Ministry of Industry and Trade and CTU. This concerns the provision of activities under the aforementioned Component 1.3 Digital High-Capacity Networks and Investment 2 – Additional coverage of 5G Corridors and Support for 5G Development, specifically the Completion of the provision of mobile signal coverage of railway coaches.

Thus, at the beginning of 2023,CTU initiated the necessary steps leading to the preparation of a specific call to equip railway coaches with the technical means to ensure that passengers in railway coaches have sufficient mobile network signal. In doing so, CTU is cooperating with the Ministry of Industry and Trade, which is responsible for the implementation of the complementary part of the investment 2 Coverage of increased 5G signal levels in selected railway corridors (more information here or here). It is also communicating intensively with the Office for the Protection of Competition and through it with the European Commission. CTU has also approached other concerned institutions, potential beneficiaries and representatives of the electronic communications sector to obtain the necessary information for the formulation of the terms of the call.

The first version of the conditions formulated on the basis of the analyses and consultations carried out was presented by CTU to all stakeholders at a workshop organised on 19 September 2023. In the next phase of preparation, CTU then reflected the conclusions of the discussion in the documentation under preparation.

In December of the same year, following the ongoing communication conducted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, CTU consulted with the European Commission, with the participation of the Office for the Protection of Competition, on the call and the next steps.

On this website you can find all relevant documents and current information in relation to the call “Technical devices for 5G in railway coaches”.


  • 29. 2. 2024:
    Today, public consultation on the draft subsidy call “Technical devices for 5G in railway coaches” was launched, see
  • 21. 2. 2024:A presentation from the second workshop on the upcoming call has been inserted in the Downloads section (only in CZ).
  • 6. 2. 2024:The second workshop on the upcoming call will take place on Wednesday 21 February 2024 at 15:00 in the large meeting room at the CTU premises (Sokolovská 58/219, Vysočany, 190 00 Prague 9).
  • 1. 2. 2024:A second workshop on the upcoming call is planned for mid-February 2024. The specific date of the workshop will be specified.


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