On September 3, 2014, a time capsule with a message for future generations has been walled up in the foundation of the to-be Ventspils Centre for Electronics. The Centre for Electronics is one of the two new industrial buildings being constructed in the Freeport of Ventspils with the financial support of the European Union, so as to provide modern industrial premises to high added value enterprises by 2015.

On July 27, we welcomed home the winners of the competition We Own the Sky 2014 Estere Savicka, Oskars Raudiņš and their chaperon Maija Cēbere who were participating in the International Space Camp programme "Advanced Space Camp" which took place in Huntsville, Alabama, July 18-26.

Several production companies in Special Economic Zone of Free port of Ventspils authority are planning to develop and increase the capacity of their businesses. Metal working and mechanical engineering are the fields with a continuous growth in Ventspils. Malmar Sheet Metal is planning yet another expansion.

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Funding available for participating in international exhibitions, conferences and trade missions

The participation in an international exhibition, conference or trade mission can help a company to reach great results – to attract new clients and collaboration partners, increase the sales and facilitate product recognition, however, it is a time-consuming task which required big financial investments