Latvia Research Landscape

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        National Information System of Research Activity

        National Research Policy 

        Research in Latvia – Fact sheets, Evaluations, Reports, Scoreboards

        Institutions

 

National Information System of Research Activity - Scientific institutions, Scientific employees (Researchers), Data base of Experts, Scientific activity and research results. Information system (data bases) is established and maintained by Ministry of Education and Science.

 

National Research Policy

Priority Directions in Science 2018 - 2021

Smart Specialisation Strategy

 

Research in Latvia – Fact sheets, Evaluations, Reports, Scoreboards

Highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 - The Digital Transformation: Latvia, November 2017

European Innovation Scoreboard 2017 – Latvia

European Research Area. Progress Report 2016. Country Snapshot - Latvia

 

Institutions

Ministry of Education and Science is responsible for education (including higher education), science, sports, youth and state language policies in Latvia.

Latvian Academy of Sciences facilitates the development of sciences, carries out scientific research. It takes care that all special knowledge that Latvia and the Latvian people have given and can give to the world science and culture - national culture, language, folklore, literature, social and economic experience, traditions - are realized, studied, perfected, maintained, and passed over to the future generations. The Latvian Academy of Sciences has joined the international scientific community, collaborates with other academies of sciences and scientific organisations in Europe and the world.

Latvian Council of Science is a collegiate institution of the scientists under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Science. The Council is a counsellor of the Latvian Government on research and researchers training issues. It advises on the formulation and implementation of science, higher education and R&D policy. The Council takes active part in project based competitive R&D funding, as well as promotes the development of Latvian researcher resources and fosters the international scientific cooperation.

State Education Development Agency (SEDA) is a direct administration institution which is subordinated to the Ministry of Education and Science. The aim of the activities of SEDA is to implement the national policy in the field of development of higher education and science, … and monitor projects financed by European Union (EU) Structural Funds, education innovation projects, EU programmes and other financial instrument programmes, projects and initiatives. Nation Contact Point of Horizon 2020 operate under SEDA.