Developmental activities of the Space Technology Cluster 2011

The aim of the project is to encourage the development of space technology field in Latvia and to promote the international competitiveness of cluster’s participants. The aims also include encouraging the international collaboration of space technology cluster, drawing up joint projects, as well as carrying out marketing activities to increase the competitiveness of participants, to boost the volume of export, and to advance new space technology products in the market.

Project’s activities:

  • To fill several project proposals to promote the collaboration in the space industry
  • To promote cluster’s international collaboration by organizing visits to the representatives of European space industry, in order to create new collaboration and identify joint projects
  • To organize training for cluster’s coordinator and specialists, in order to deliver the information to cluster’s participants
  • To carry out marketing activities, prepare survey of the industry in Latvian and English, and draw up marketing materials
  • To facilitate collaboration with educational and scientific institutions, by organizing activities that would attract interest among the youth. And also to attract new lecturers and specialists to educational and scientific institutions that are related to space technology.
  • By encouraging the cluster’s participants to take part in international purchases and tenders for supply, to carry out activities that increase the competitiveness

Project’s partners
The project is implemented by Ventspils High Technology Park in cooperation with cluster’s participants

Programme:
Cluster Development Programme
The project is financed by the Ministry of Economics of Republic of Latvia

Implementing period:
March, 2011 – December, 2011

Total funding:
LVL 25000