Jan Nedělník, Ph.D is a managing partner in a private agriculture research company, senior researcher and coordinator for various research projects. He is a president of the Czech Academy of Agriculture Sciences, vice president of the Association of Research organisations, he is involved in the preparation of RIS and also national innovation platform focused on agriculture and he is an external member of the MENDEL University board of experts. Dr. Nedělník has coordinated numerous national and also international projects focused on agriculture, new breeding techniques, education and innovation management. He is the Czech team Leader of the BIObec BBI-JU, BIOEASTsUP H2020 and also EUCLEG H2020. He is a coordinator of the BIOeconomy HUB CZ.