Education - Overcoming the technology and resource management challenges by advocating for the Cleantech education and training. Engaging local and foreign innovators, experts and mentors to create knowledge base for new advancements in the field.
Water management - Seeking state of the art solutions for Water & Wastewater Treatment, Purification, Filtration and Conservation. Introducing and adapting globally recognized approaches and methods to local market.
Renewables - Engaging innovations that use, enable and accelerate the migration to renewable energy: Biofuels & Biomaterials, Fuel Cells, Energy Storage, Solar Systems, Energy Efficiency
Recycling - Finding the most recognized, efficient and cost effective methods for Recycling Waste to Energy, Mixed Wastes, Waste Treatment, Metals, Plastic/Rubber, and Management of Hazardous Waste.
Agriculture - Finding the most efficient and environmentally friendly approaches to Land and Forest Management, Natural Pesticides, Corp Yield, Sustainable Fertilizers that maximize the utilization of local resources and promotes Cleantech principles
Advanced Materials - Bringing innovation to applied sciences field to provide more efficient and out of box solutions for development and application of new advanced materials while maintaining and developing core competences for Cleantech sector.
Technology Transfer - Bringing the expertise and support to fill the gap between invention and innovation to support commercialization of clean technology inventions and solutions, transfer of knowledge and practical experience from science to business.
R&D - Promoting close cooperation among researchers and entrepreneurs in development of new products and technologies. Facilitating and bringing together groups of most innovative and advanced experts to collaborate on solving todays most significant Cleantech challenges.
Manufacturing - Introducing the most recognized solutions to production of globally competitive Cleantech products and services and maximizing the local potential in the field while introducing local companies and products to Cleantech global market.

CLEANTECH LATVIA

CLEANTECH LATVIA is a cluster of clean technologies, which brings together Latvian companies and research institutions to enhance the competitive advantages of each other, and the cluster as a whole.

CLEANTECH LATVIA is currently active in Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan) and Northwest Russia. In 2015 was started market research in Latin America, the Balkans, India and Iran.

The latest data shows that the company’s net profit per employee, that are members of CLEANTECH LATVIA, are higher than the average for companies outside the cluster. In addition, investment in research and development is about six times higher than from other companies.

Business units

CLEANTECH LATVIA consists of two business units:

  • “Clean Technology Cluster” (Cluster), which role is to identify new export markets and to promote Cluster partner’s services, products and expertise to target markets. For these purposes funding from a variety of financial instruments and organizations are actively attracted.
  • “Latvian Biotechnology Association” (LBA), which promotes the development of Latvian biotechnology industry. LBA is also involved in bioeconomy issues promotion and solving, as it relates to biotechnologies and its applications.