Business Forum Riga
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Norway will pay an official visit to Latvia on April 23th. The visit is part of the celebrations at the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
A number of events relevant for Baltic and Norwegian companies will be held in this context. Among others, Innovation Norway is organising a business event in connection to the visit in Riga.
The business seminar in Riga will provide a unique opportunity to learn about investment opportunities in Latvia and to hear about lessons learned and expected future scenarios from existing Norwegian companies and relevant experts.
Under the new period for EEA and Norway Grants, Latvia has received 12,5 million Euro for business development, innovation and SMEs. The programme is currently being developed, the first call is expected in winter 2018/19.
The business forum on April 23rd will, among others, be an occasion to meet potential project partners and explore ideas for partnerships under the upcoming calls. Although Norwegian companies cannot themselves apply for funding, they can be partners to projects under the Norway Grants call.
The participation fee for Norwegian companies is 2500 Norwegian kroners. This includes participation in the plenary opening, seminars / workshop and dinners. Hotel and travel have to be covered individually.