At the end of March, a producer of electronic equipments Baltic Embedded Ltd. joined the Business Incubator of the Ventspils High Technology Park (the VHTP). The enterprise will develop embedded software solutions using operating system Android, as well as in cooperation with producers of electric appliances provide development of final production.
Hurry up, closing time of the competition is coming to an end – application deadline is NOVEMBER 1!
The Ventspils High Technology Park, Kurzeme Business Incubator, and SEB banka together implement the competition „Brave Idea Support Programme” giving an opportunity to receive requested financial support and advice for business development to authors of ambitious and creative business ideas.
An article published in Ventas Balss on February 7, 2012.
More and more work places are created in Ventspils Business Incubator, and a lot of ideas nursed there has changed into goods that are available not only in the shop shelves of Ventspils but even of Russia, Europe, and of course the Baltic States. Besides, new work places have been created not only for technology and IT geniuses but also for people earning their living by use of hands prowess.
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.
23 delegates from Latvian companies and institutes attended an international space industry conference “Broadening the Base of Europe’s Space Community” that took place in Tallinn, on February 1–3. The conference was organised within the “NordicBaltSat” project.
The aim of event: to inform businessmen about the alternative financing instruments for the development of business, and to provide opportunity to meet specialists and entrepreneurs with experience in attraction of alternative financing.
The evaluation phase of the 8th European Satellite Navigation Competition is now over. With 401 complete ideas from almost 50 countries we recorded a new high this year. All regional winners, special prize winners and the overall winner - the GALILEO MASTER have been nominated by distinguished international experts.
Finance company Capitalia has developed new product – start-up loan. It is friendly opportunity for new entrepreneurs to loan up to LVL 1000 without additional collateral requirements and an initial interest rate on the loan is 0%.
It has become a good tradition for Ventspils High Technology Park (VATP), Kurzeme Business incubator (KBI) and SEB bank (SEB) to organize together the contest „Brave ideas support program”, for the third time already.
Within the framework of Brave Ideas Support Program the authors of business ideas in 2 months time, till November, the 1st, 2011, have the opportunity to apply for necessary financial support and advice for the development of business.
On June 30, the last Endless opportunity day for business people will be held in Saldus, during this day the visitors will be able not only to give their opinion about Latvian organizations that support innovations, this opinion will be afterwards collected and presented in the Ministry of Economics of Republic of Latvia and European Commission, but also to take part in discussions with business people and experts representing different fields, in order to discore more about the development of successful business and to ask questions.
The annual European Satellite Navigation Competition for business ideas has been held since 2004. This year under the initiative and guidance of Ventspils High Technology Park (VHTP) Latvia participates for the first time.
In Ventspils has been created the first Cleanroom in Kurzeme region. The ISO class 7 Cleanroom is located in Ventspils High Technology Park (VHTP), and it will be used by and offered to companies that operate in high technology fields, mainly in electronics and satellite technologies.