Jiří Kůs

President, Czech Nanotechnology Industries Association

Jiří Kůs popularizes nanotechnology and the concept of the new industrial revolution and sharing society, ideas of the American economist Jeremy Rifkin. He is a technician who overlaps with the humanities. He studied industrial energetics and later sociology and psychology. For over twenty years he worked in industrial automation as Commercial Director of a Czech-Italian firm. He co-founded the nanoSPACE company dealing with revolutionary anti-dust mite nanofibre beddings and he is president of the Czech Nanotechnology Industries Association, whose establishment he initiated. His vision is that of a world where energy is decentralized and for free, there are self-driven electromobiles in the streets and people’s health is monitored by nanosensors.