Specific Support to Latvia: Background Report - Latvian Research Funding System
The report is providing background information on the Latvian research and innovation system and its funding mechanisms. It includes a concise overview of Latvia’s current performance in research and innovation, the main challenges and the defined national priorities and targets for research and innovation system development, as well as the recent achievements in fulfilling the set of objectives. The report summarises information on the governance of the Latvian research and innovation system and the landscape of research performers. Details on the current funding system are provided by outlining the financing structure for scientific institution, higher education institution and companies.