Agriculture and food are some of the largest export industries of Latvia. Hence, our in-depth interest and focus on R&D in this sector. Our current target areas in terms of research are sustainability and production efficiency.
Agriculture & life sciences
Top research institutions & partners
One of the leading universities in the field of science and technology in the Baltic Sea region, specializing in the sustainable use of natural resources for the improvement of the society’s quality of life.
- Agricultural sciences
- Food technology
- Sustainable energy
A research center of national importance that develops innovative research methods and creates new practical knowledge in the fields of public and environmental health, food, fisheries, and veterinary sciences.
- Chemistry science
- Environmental science
- Veterinary medical sciences
An bio-economy research institute with special expertise in field plant breeding with more than 100 years of history.
- Field crop genetics
- Efficiency of production processes
- Sustainable crop cultivation technologies
An international research and innovation organization. Combining the latest technologies with traditional knowledge, the institute tackles the challenges faced by farmers, foresters, policy-makers, decision-makers, and conservation organizations.
- Smart farming and agricultural technology
- Climate technologies
- Environmental management & nature conservation
- Remote sensing
- Forest management
Did you know?
The Latvian inventor Aleksandrs Liepa engineered and patented the distinctive Pringles flavor that we know today. He was working under Proctor & Gamble, who at the time was in the process of creating the “perfect chip”. The smiling man with the mustache on the Pringles can is the prototype for Alexander himself.