Mobility for Space

Project’s aim: To promote the collaboration and experience exchange in space technology between Latvia and Nordic countries, as well as to increase the capacity and experience of the Latvian Space Technology Cluster.

Project’s activities:

Study visits and experience exchange to:

  • Denmark – Danish National Space Institute, The Danish Space Cluster/ Danish Technological Institute, Aalborg University
  • Norway -  Norwegian Space Centre
  • Sweden - Luleå University of Technology, Swedish Space Corporation

Partners:

The project is implemented by Ventspils High Technology Park in collaboration with the participants of Latvian Space Technology Cluster and foreign institutions.

In Latvia: Foundation Ventspils High Technology Park, Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Latvia, Ltd. Ventspils Electronics Factory, Ltd. Mobile Systems, Engineering Research Institute Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre of Ventspils University College, Derived public person Institute of Electronics and Computer Science, Society Technology Development Forum, Ltd. Baltic Scientific Instruments, Derived public person Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry, Ltd. HEE Photonic Labs

In Denmark – Danish National Space Institute, The Danish Space Cluster/ Danish Technological Institute, Aalborg University

In Norway - Norwegian Space Centre

In Sweden - Luleå University of Technology, Swedish Space Corporation

Programme:

The programme Business & Industry is financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the governments of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

The aim of the programme is to promote and strengthen economic cooperation, entrepreneurship, regional cooperation and innovation development in the NB8 countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.

The main objective is to increase the competitiveness in the Nordic region.

Implementing period:

May 25, 2011 -  May24 , 2012

Total project's funding:

114 285, 71 DKK or 10 658, 29 LVL

Programme's funding :

75 341, 49 DKK or 7026, 35 LVL