This report provides background information on the Latvian research and innovation system with specific focus on human capital for research and innovation. It includes a concise overview of Latvia’s current performance in research and innovation, and the defined national priorities and targets for research and innovation system development, as well as recent achievements in fulfilling the set objectives.
The report summarises information on the governance of the Latvian research and innovation system and the landscape of research performers. It also includes a section on bibliometric analysis. Details on the most relevant R&D and human resource statistics are provided by outlining the key indicators. Current initiatives and measures targeting human resources development in research and innovation are described.