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Researcher Spotlight: Ilze Bargā

Dr. sc. comp. candidate Ilze Bargā, Satellite data analyst and satellite data applications developer, researcher, SIA “Baltic Satellite Service” founder and Member of the Board The wheel doesn’t have to be reinvented every time – knowledge doesn’t disappear and drives progress. The job of scie…

Zinātne Latvijai

February 2, 2024

Researcher Spotlight: Ieva Zemīte

Dr. oec. Ieva Zemīte, Associate professor and leading researcher, Institute of Culture and Arts, Latvian Academy of Culture (LAC), Director of the joint Master’s study program "Creative Industries and Growth Management" at LAC and Riga Technical University To succeed, a creative person mu…

Research Latvia

January 16, 2024

Latvia becomes EMBL's 29th member state

As EMBL's 29th full member state, Latvia joins after a three-year period as a prospect member during which engagement between EMBL and Latvian researchers significantly expanded. Latvia’s life sciences community will benefit from expanded access to the leading European research, services, and tr…

European Molecular Biology Laboratory

January 10, 2024

The calendar and exhibition "Research Latvia 2024" created by the Ministry of Education were opened in the theater house "Zirgu pasts" of the Latvian Academy of Culture

On January 8, 2024, the opening of the calendar and exhibition "Research Latvia 2024" was held in the theater house "Zirgu pasts" of the Latvian Academy of Culture. The calendar and exhibition tell about 12 Latvian scientists from different generations, scientific disciplines and institutions: Dr. …

Ministry of Education and Science

January 9, 2024

Co-Creation Events to Take Part in 5G Techritory 2023 Forum

As part of 5G Techritory 2023, the Latvian Council of Science together with the Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia and Ministry of Education and Science Latvia will host a co-creation event about civil security and cyber security for Horizon E…

Research Latvia

October 13, 2023

Bridging industry and academia data gap – the human side of it

The workshop "Bridging industry and academia data gap – the human side of it", hosted by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science in collaboration with the Latvian Higher Education and Science IT Shared Service Centre, which is taking place within the framework of 5G Techritory …

Research Latvia

October 13, 2023

Latvia continues its enhanced dialogue

Director General, Marc Lemaitre travelled to Riga to meet Ms Anda Čakša, Minister for Education and Science. The conversation covered a wide range of topics including Latvia’s participation in Horizon Europe, skill shortage and investments and reforms. Ms Anda Čakša expressed her government’s commi…

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

September 20, 2023