Innovation grants for students
At it's development stage there is Cabinet of Ministers draft regulations activity program called “Growth and employment”. The objective of specific support 1.1.1. is to “Increase the research and innovation capacity of Latvian research institutions and the ability to attract external financing by investing in human resources and infrastructure”.
The purpose of the event is:
- To facilitate the implementation of student innovation applications, which promotes the development and entrepreneurial ability of students' innovations, incl. entrepreneurship, aiming at developing innovative solutions by using knowledge in practice addressing practical societal or sectoral problems;
- To strengthen university student cooperation with enterprises;
- To attract private funding for studies aimed at developing innovation capacity and entrepreneurship by implementing student innovation applications.
University student innovation programs will be financed within the framework of the event, which will contribute to achieving the goals of the Latvian specialization strategy and implementation of the growth priorities, including the promotion of human capital growth.