Riga Technical University
|Address:||Rīga, Kaļķu 1|
Besides co-participation in most of activities, Riga Technical University’s (RTU) role in the Project is mainly related with two activities - activity No 3.4 “IBI Net portal” and activity No 2.7 “Organization of the Contact Exchange”. It means that within the period of December 2010 – December 2011 development and launch of the portal should be managed and assistance to the leading partner in preparatory works for Contact Exchange planned for March 2012 should be ensured. RTU has an experience in a number of projects dealing with innovation support both on international and national level. Within the National State Support program for SMEs, in 2007 RTU opened and is still operating Riga Innovation Incubator, which main goal is to support new innovative companies and spin-offs as well as to assist in commercializing of scientific researches? It has also participated in more than 300 projects run in various fields - building and architecture, engineering, computing and information sciences, material and applied sciences, energy. Several projects have been implemented for support of SMEs. RTU is willing to benchmark its experience in innovation and project development area as well as to participate in development of new instruments for cross-border cooperation of business incubators, including IBI Net network and portal.