About Green-Tech Cluster
Green-Tech Cluster or Green and Smart Technology Cluster is organization developed for cross-sectoral cooperation bringing together companies, educational and research institutions, as well as other organizations that partly or fully operate in the industries of green and smart technologies.
The cluster includes industries important to the sustainable development of Latvia, which also are priority sectors of smart specialization strategy: mechanical engineering and engineering, information, and communication technology and space technology, energy-efficient buildings, efficient production and environmentally-friendly raw materials. This synergy ensures efficient use of available resources and allows to achieve the most efficient development of Latvian economic environment.
Cluster brings together one of the fastest growing companies with a significant share of exports and potential for development of the Latvian economy in priority sectors.
In accordance with the Agreement of 30 January 2017 “On the Continuation of the Project“ Space Technology and Services Industry Cluster Development 2012-2015 ””, since 2017 the Space Technology and Service Cluster functions are performed by the society “Green-Tech Cluster”.
Legal status: Membership association
The Board: members of board Mr. Salvis Roga, Mrs. Rolita Vaidila
“Zalo un Viedo Tehnologiju Klasteris” aim according to the Statute is fostering entrepreneurship and development of business environment, and supporting new businesses (especially in the high technology sector) in Latvia and abroad.
The main aim of Cluster:
To promote cooperation between companies and research, educational and knowledge transfer organizations at local and international level. Thus contributing to raise the competitiveness of these companies, increase in export volume and volume of high value-added products and services, as well as innovations and new product development.
The specific aim of Cluster:
To foster growth and international cooperation (including an increase in export volumes) of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises operating in the “green” and “intelligent” technology sectors through an effective business network (incl. large merchants) and great support of education and research organizations and business support organizations.
Latvian companies – internationally competitive and growing; Latvian business environment – beneficial to business growth and internationally competitive.
Become one of Baltic Sea Region leading Clusters of green and intelligent technologies providing members new growth and development opportunities.
- Participation in economic policy-making and implementation in field of innovation;
- Increase competitiveness of members and clients;
- Increase export volume and market development;
- Development of value business network and close collaboration between members;
- Social education about environmentally friendly technologies.