CEITEC leads a path to global scientific recognition through science based on synergy and collaboration, in order to achieve a regional knowledge-based economy. CEITEC has been created to catalyze the existing basic and applied research in South Moravia to reach new levels. Its purpose is not only to provide its researchers with the best equipment and new laboratory facilities but to engage in scientific discovery at a globally competitive level. To achieve this, CEITEC is aiming to retain and recruit scientifically talented people which can address important research questions.
The building of CEITEC was awarded as Building of the Year 2014.