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Specific Support to Latvia



Kick-off meeting - Specific support to Latvia

3 February 2017
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4
Brussels, Belgium

During the kick-off meeting the Latvian authorities presented the rationale behind their request for the specific support and discussed with the PSF panel of experts the main bottlenecks in regards the funding allocation systems and the main challenges in relation to the governance and the organisational structure of Latvian public funding. In addition main decisions were taken for the implementation of the specific support: scope, expected outcome, timetables, work plan, distribution of work. Particular discussion were devoted to the organisation of the First country visit: stakeholders list, topics and main issues to address, draft agenda.

Specific Support to Latvia - First country visit

27 March 2017 to 29 March 2017
Riga, Latvia

The PSF expert panel visited Riga on 27-29 March 2017 to meet Latvian authorities and a wide range of relevant stakeholders from institutions, industry and academia. They discussed the main challenges facing the Latvian public funding system for research and innovation. This allowed the experts to gather further information on the current funding allocation processes and governance, and will help them perform their analyses and propose recommendations tailored to the country’s needs.

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