Business visit to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to promote advanced environmentally friendly technologies was held on 03-07 October 2016

CLEANTECH LATVIA, which is one of the founders of the Finnish-Latvian meta-cluster BALTIC CLEANTECH ALLIANCE on 03-07 October held a business visit to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Within the framework of this visit a business forum to promote innovative environmentally friendly technologies in Kyrgyzstan was held in Bishkek on 04-05 October. In turn, in Kazakhstan a […]

Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance

The association CleanTech Latvia is a partner in an INTERREG Project Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance, which unites blue biotechnology experts in the Baltic Sea region (BSR). Due to this Project, the resources of the BSR research institutions are now available to the representatives of the blue biotechnologists in the BSR. The aim of the Project […]

BALTIC CLEANTECH ALLIANCE Partner meeting and Project Steering Group meeting

On 22-23 August 2016 CLEANTECH LATVIA hosted BALTIC CLEANTECH ALLIANCE Partner meeting and Project Steering Group meeting in Riga, Latvia. During these days we had a pleasure to welcome and listen to Ambassador of Finland in Latvia Mr. Olli Kantanen, Project Manager of Competitive Economy Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 Joint Secretariat Mr. Ülari Alamets, representatives […]

Municipal solid waste (MSW) sorting station in Latvia is biggest in Baltics

Municipal solid waste (MSW) sorting station in Latvia, produced by our partner Technobalt Group, is biggest in Baltics.

Thanks to modern sorting technology the majority of the municipal waste is reused. Plant is sorting out many different materials e.g. biodegradable waste for producing biogas and different palstic materials (PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP, mixed plastic) to produce RDF-fuel. Special magnetic separator is sorting out balck and nonferrous metals. Input capacity of the plant is 300 000 tons per year.

This video will introduce you with the technological process:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yAjFF7BKRM

Conclusion of project “Clean technologies cluster”

On 22 March 2016 the association CLEANTECH received the final payment of financial support in the framework of the project Clean Technology Cluster, Con. No. L-SSP-12-0009, and in this wayfinalizing project closure.

The project objective was to bring together Latvian clean technology companies, universities and research institutes with the experience, knowledge and technologies and ensure a common approach to the global market by promoting the exchange of information, attraction of investments and foreign market entry.

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Meeting with Green Light Investment

On 27 January CLEANTECH LATVIA experts held a meeting with fund management company ZGI Capital (ZGI) about possible investment in member companies of CLEANTECH LATVIA.

ZGI got acquainted with the members of CLEANTECH LATVIA and their interests in export markets, as well as with potential of growth and interest in attraction of financial resources to ensure a high rate development. ZGI showed a particular interest to the following companies: LTD General Energy Group, LTD Auravia Latvia, LTD BELSS, JSC Biotehniskais Centrs, LTD EkoStandarts Tehnoloģijas, LTD Eko Osta, LTD KARME FILTRS, LTD VEGA 1 and LTD WATEX.

At the moment some companies are discussing opportunities for cooperation.

ZGI Capital was founded in 2005 and since that has invested in more than 10 projects in different industries. They have more than 15 investors, including local and foreign private investors, institutional investors, such as Development Financial Institution Altum, SEB Group, First Closed Pension Fund and European Regional Development Fund.