Research Institute of Brewing and Malting / Výzkumný ústav pivovarský a sladařský, a.s.

is the research institute with more than 100 years long history. The main content lies within research, development, innovation and knowledge dissemination in food industry focused mainly on brewing and maltings.
Research Institute of Brewing and Malting, Plc., is a joint-stock company. With its activity and internal regulations, it meets the definition of the organization for research and knowledge-dissemination as it is stated in the law of the European Union (Commission Regulation (EU) No 651/2014, Article 2 (83)).

There are two offices of the companies:

  • Prague -  Pivovarský ústav Praha, Lípová 511/15, 120 00  Praha 2 / +420 224 900 110
  • Brno    -  Sladařský ústav Brno,  Mostecká 7, 614 00 Brno / +420 545 214 110

VUPS services / VÚPS, servis a služby s.r.o.

is the daughter company of the Research Institute of Brewing and Malting, Plc., providing commercial activities of non-research character for the Research Institute.
Both companies have the registered office at the address: 
Lípová 511/15
120 00 Praha 2
with the same information email address:

Chief Executive Officer:
prof. Ing. Tomáš Brányik, Ph.D.

Research Director / Manager:
RNDr. Dagmar Matoulková, Ph.D.

Financial manager:
Ing. Martin Likler