Today is the 7th anniversary of a foundation Ventspils High Technology Park. Tell me how all this began?
At the end of 2004 I arrived in Ventspils – city which I immediately found very attractive. I understood that here I want to work and stay. This was how the idea about development of electronics and high technologies in Ventspils was born.
In July three new companies will be enrolled in the"Ventspils High Technology Park’s Business Incubator".
Out of these three, Ltd. "EuroLCDs" has the greatest ambition - to build a 3D imaging technology factory till summer of 2012. The founders of "EuroLCDs'' are Ltd. "Macro" Rīga, company ''Hornell Teknikinvest AB'', ''LC Tec Holding AB'', and investment fund ''Baltcap''.
Technology Park is a structural unit of VHTP that offers territory, premises and support services for high technology companies, and for educational and scientific organizations that are willing to expand or start their activity in Ventspils.
Jānis Vītoliņš, the 1st vice-chairperson of Ventspils city council and vice-chairperson of Ventspils Free Port Authority, explained that Ventspils High Technology Park (VHTP) was founded within a project financed by PHARE programme.
The activity of Technology Park is based on designing and constructing production and office buildings, as well as engineering communications and roads. Providing public and communication services is an integral part of Technology Park’s activity.
Technology Park for companies and educational research organizations offers following collaboration models: