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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 31 May, 2010
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Latvija
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Rolita
Vaidila
Other
+37127710670
rolita@greentechlatvia.eu
Salvis
Roga
Cluster Manager
salvis@greentechlatvia.eu
Languages spoken: 
English
German
Latvian
Russian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Automotive
Construction Products and Services
Technology fields: 
Energy management
S3 EU priority areas: 
Space
Computer programming, consultancy & related activities
Emerging industries: 
Blue Growth Industries
Environmental Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
Energy-efficient buildings, efficient production, environmentally-friendly raw materials
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
38
Number of SME members: 
29
Number of larger company members: 
4
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
5
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
Trelleborg
Larger Company
Bucher Municipal
Larger Company
Riga Technical University
University
eO Drive
SME
iCotton
SME
First labels
SME
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Foster growth and international cooperation (including increase in export volumes) of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises operating in the “green” and “smart” technology sectors through an effective business network (incl. large merchants) and great support of education and research organizations and business support organizations as well as involvment of Cluster itself.

Industries: mechanical engineering and engineering, information and communication technology and space technology, energy-efficient buildings, efficient production and environmentally-friendly raw materials.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
No
Services
Support services provided: 
Access to the European Internal market
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Access to private funding (connecting to investors, seed-capital, venture-capital, crowd-funding, etc.)
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Support of knowledge transfer
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United Arab Emirates
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Austria
Finland
Germany
Norway
Sweden
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Oslo Renewable Energy & Environment Cluster
WBF Bremen
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
INTERREG

SpaceTEM - EstLat project which aims to initiate the development of NewSpace (private space technology sector) industry in Estonia and Latvia through a series of mutual activities (http://greentechlatvia.eu/en/spacetem-2/)

BEE Lab - aims to promote entrepreneurship in Rietavas, Talsi, Saldus, Kuldiga and Liepaja municipalities enabling exchange of good practices and developing network of skilled business support actors in Latvia and Lithuania (http://greentechlatvia.eu/en/bee-lab-2/)

Klasteru programma - funding up to 80% percent to SME in the field of green and smart technologies for various activities 

Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Green-Tech Latvia has well experienced,  highly motivated team and ambitions to develop smart specialization sectors in Baltic Sea Region. We have well developed regional and national network. We are looking for opportunities to expand network of international partners.