Latvia: VIAA

Programme Profile:

LATVIA – Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra - VIAA

Name of the programme/initiative:

Support for participation in EU research and technology development programs

programme website

Programme owner

Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra, VIAA

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra, VIAA

Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Maija Bundule

Phone: +371 67785423


Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

TRL1 –TRL8, fundamental research, applied research, experimental development

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.

Maximum of 70 000 euros per project year can be requested by each project participant.

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.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

No cut-off dates and deadlines