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Latvian IT Cluster
Latvijas IT klasteris / LITK

Latvia: Latvia
Aiga Irmeja
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Overview

About us

Latvian IT Cluster vision: To be and effective partner for initiatives and activities that are focused on Latvian Information and Communication Technologies sector development and on increasing international competitiveness and digitalization.

Mission: Promoting collaboration of companies in the field of Information and Communication Technologies industry and other interested partners, especially development of cross-sectoral cooperation to increase each company and industry competence and competitiveness.

Long-term goal: To promote the development and international competitiveness of information and communications technology sector.

Medium term goals:

•Cluster participant and partner cooperation and support for entering export markets

•Increase Cluster and its participants competencies/proficiency, focusing on export development and industry knowledge

•Strengthen Cluster role as communicator with government and academia, focusing on business need advocacy

•Cluster internationalisation

•Strengthen Cluster's role as Digital Innovation Hub for cross-sectoral digitalization

Established - 23 November 2007
Staff in the management team - 6-10
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Competence development
  • Lifelong learning
  • Vocational training

Cluster composition

  • 50
    Cluster Members
  • 40
    SME's
  • 3
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 4
    Large Companies
  • 5
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 1
    Other Ecosystem Actors
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Registered Association
Languages spoken
English Latvian Russian
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website
Other label
BDVA i-Space Silver Label

Management team

Aiga
Aiga Irmeja
Cluster Manager
KZunde
Kristine Zunde
ECCP Responsible Person
Ira Racina
Internationalisation Responsible
Ieva Arnite
Project Manager
Ilze Raudina
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Information and communication:J62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Computer programming, consultancy and related activities:J6209 Other information technology and computer service activities
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Digital
Technology fields
Y\: General tagging of new technological developments:Y04 - Information or communication technologies having an impact on other technology areas
S3 EU priority areas
Digital transformation:Advanced or High performance computing - Digital transformation:Artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality, visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies - Digital transformation:Big data, data mining, database management - Digital transformation:Broadband, spectrum and other communication networks (e.g. 5G) - Digital transformation:Cleaner environment & efficient energy networks and low energy computing - Digital transformation:Cloud computing and software as a service and service architectures - Digital transformation:Digitising Industry (Industry 4.0, smart and additive manufacturing) - Digital transformation:E-Commerce & SMEs online - Digital transformation:e-Government (e.g. e-Procurement, open data & sharing of public sector information) - Digital transformation:e-Health (e.g. healthy ageing) - Digital transformation:e-Inclusion (e.g. e-Skills, e-Learning) - Digital transformation:ICT trust, cyber security & network security - Digital transformation:Intelligent inter-modal & sustainable urban areas (e.g. smart cities) - Digital transformation:Internet of Things (e.g. connected devices, sensors and actuators networks) - Digital transformation:Location based technologies (e.g. GPS, GIS, in-house localization) - Digital transformation:New media & easier access to cultural contents (e.g. heritage) - Digital transformation:Quantum computing - Digital transformation:Robotics, autonomous and cyber physical systems (e.g. vehicles, embedded systems) - Digital transformation:Smart system integration - KETs:Advanced manufacturing systems

Services

Support services provided

Access to finance: Public funding
Advisory Services
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Facilitation of external collaboration (beyond cluster) such as matchmaking
Support of Research, Development and Innovation

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Competence development - Lifelong learning - Vocational training

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
H2020 CIP/COSME INTERREG Other

Project name

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

United States
Kazakhstan
United Arab Emirates
Georgia

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Germany
Sweden
Estonia
Lithuania

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

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