The Science and Innovation Park Foundation has been operating successfully since 2012. During its existence, a stable team has been formed, which has experience in the implementation of education, technology and innovation projects, attracting funding from the state budget, the European Union structural funds, the private sector, as well as other financial sources.
Our goal: To promote the development of the knowledge economy through the involvement of innovations and the transfer of technology and knowledge to the economy.
OUR IMPLEMENTED PROJECTS
Project “Latvian school youth photo competition“ My land is beautiful”
The target audience of the competition is students from the 1st to the 12th grade, who were invited to take photos characteristic of Latvia using mobile phones and cameras. In total, 259 schools from all regions of Latvia participated in the project, 7043 works were submitted, of which 2033 were turned into photographs, delighting the project participants, students of the educational institutions and teachers.
Project “Diary”, within the framework of which diaries of students with individual content and design were developed for Latvian schools. As part of the project, the school was asked to run a competition to develop a diary cover design involving school students. As part of the project, schools have been given the opportunity to receive student diaries free of charge.
The organization runs both day and day children’s summer camps for five years. In 2017 and 2018, the camps of the program “Support to Joint Camps for Diaspora and Latvian Children” financed by the Latvian state budget were implemented in Vaiņode, the aim of which is to promote the improvement of Latvian language skills, awareness of Latvian origin and communication with peers from Latvia.
In 2006, the organization hosted a two-day conference, LatSTE’2016 – A Career in the Digital Age, which was attended by more than 1,000 educators and other stakeholders. 5 halls, 20 auditoriums were used for the implementation of the event at the Liepāja Olympic Center and the Liepāja City Secondary School of the Friendly Call – 5 halls. Within the framework of the conference, an exhibition of educational technologies was held, which was attended by both the participants of the conference and the students and residents of Liepāja schools. Funds from Liepāja municipality and a significant number of Latvian companies were attracted for the implementation of the project. The conference benefited not only the society, but also the city of Liepaja.
In 2014, the organization developed and implemented the Employment and Employee Competitiveness Promotion Program, the task of which is to involve inexperienced new employees in the operation of companies in order to gain work experience.