Latvia: VIAA

Programme Profile:

VIAA

Name of the programme/initiative:

Provision for participation in European Union programs for research and technology development

programme website

www.viaa.gov.lv

Programme owner

State Education Development Agency

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

State Education Development Agency

Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Maija Bundule

Phone: +371 67785423

e-mail: maija.bundule@viaa.gov.lv

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Basic and applied research

Funding rates (approx.)

Criteria for project funding are applied in line with the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers No 259 on  procedure for providing support for participation in international cooperation programs for research and technology and Provisions of Commission Regulation (EC) No 651/2014 of 17 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the common market in application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty.

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

Universities, research institutes and RTD centres should be listed in the register of research institutions operated by the Ministry of Edcuation and Science. SMEs are eligible for funding if registered in the Registry of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia and provide most of its activities in the Republic of Latvia. For ERA-NET Call applicant a maximum of 70 000 euros per project year can be requested per project.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

National

National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

No cut-off dates and deadlines