This paper analyses the possibilities and potential barriers of development of an Island of Innovation in the most innovative regions in a post-Communist country – the Czech Republic. The analysis concludes that the most innovative Czech regions are able to attract highly qualified labour from other locations and do not suffer from a quantitatively important brain drain. On the other hand, mutual interconnections with the most developed Islands of Innovation are weak.
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Bernard, J., T. Kostelecký, V. Patočková. 2014. „The Innovative Regions in the Czech Republic and their Position in the International Labour Market of Highly Skilled Workers.“ Regional Studies 48(10): 1691-1705.