The foundational documents for Latvia’s science policy are the Guidelines for Science, Technology Development, and Innovation 2014-2020 and the Law On Scientific Activity.

The Latvian research system is developed in line with European Research Area (ERA) to synchronize the Latvian research system with the research systems of other EU member states, increase research results to EU standards and strengthen the capacity of scientists in Latvia to solve global societal challenges.


Ministry of Education and Science:

The Ministry of Economics is responsible for developing innovation policy in relation to the development of entrepreneurship.

Science policy 

Science funding

Research institutions

Smart specialisation strategy

Research, statistics, informative materials

The 4th World Congress of Latvian Scientists

Latvian science calendar 2019

Science meets Parliaments

Research events calendar