Pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in Latvia have a long history, rich legacy, and extensive know-how. Our talent pool consists of professionals who are passionate about their work and science – many of them are graduates of the world’s best universities.
Biomedicine & pharmaceuticals
Top research institutions & partners
One of the leading research institutions in the Baltic region and a long-term research partner of pharmaceutical companies in Japan, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the USA. The institute has invented or co-inventor 18 original, approved drugs.
- Organic chemistry
- Medicinal chemistry
- Physical organic chemistry
The leading scientific institute in molecular biology and biomedicine in Latvia.
- Human genetics and disease mechanisms
- Cancer research
- Structural biology and biotechnology virology
One of Latvia’s top-rated universities and the leading academic research institution in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, rehabilitation, and nursing sciences.
- Occupational and environmental health
- Infectious diseases and immunology
Did you know?
World’s first commercial-grade biochips that made it possible to develop original medical diagnostic equipment, such as blood analyzers, were invented by Canada-born Latvian scientist Dr. Imants Lauks.