Jiří Kůs is the president of the Czech Nanotechnology Industries Association, which he helped found. He graduated in electrical engineering and later also in sociology and psychology. He worked for over 20 years in industrial automation. In 2012, he founded nanoSPACE, the first company in the world manufacturing anti-dust mite nanofiber bedding. He is a popularizer of nanotechnology, the concept of the third industrial revolution, and the sharing society.