Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA)

Bring the Latvian and Nordic photonics and electronics companies together 19-21 April 2023 in Riga

Friday 21st April 15:10-16:25 at NOP Industrial & Academic Stage

Moderator Andris Anspoks

1) Introduction about the Nordic Photonics Forum (Lennart BM Svensson)
2) LIAA – Invest in Latvia (Valters Jekabsons)
3) Photonics activities:
               – 3.1) Photonics in Finland (Caroline Amiot)
               – 3.2) Photonics in Sweden (Lennart BM Svensson)
               – 3.3) Photonics in Latvia (Andris Anspoks)
4) PhotonHub Europe promotion for SMEs (Lennart BM Svensson)
5) How can Academic education meet Industrial needs (Cord Arnold)
6) Discussions

Download flyer with Latvian companies working in photonics and microelectronics: Investment and Development Agency of Latvia at NOP-2023 in Riga-v1

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA)  together with PhotonicSweden is organizing a thematic B2B matchmaking event within the Nordic Optics and Photonics Conference (NOP2023) that will be held on 19-21 April in Riga, Latvia. The main goal is to bring the Latvian and Nordic photonics and electronics companies together to look for cooperation possibilities.

Latvia has put the photonics and electronics sectors very high on the priority list and has several state supported programs to offer for developing your company in Latvia. There are also a number of high-quality companies that are willing to strengthen their cooperation with their Nordic counterparts in fields of R&D, supplies and synergies to reach even wider opportunities.

Preliminary Friday 21 April 15.40-16.40 (free of charge) 

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Deep Tech Atelier (DTA) & Nordic Optics and Photonics Conference (NOP-2023)
We would be delighted for you to join the fifth annual Deep Tech Atelier conference held in Riga, Latvia, on 20 – 21 April 2023. The Baltics’ largest deep tech industry event brings together entrepreneurs, scientists and technology developers, investors, government, and public organizations. The two-day conference offers outstanding international speakers, pitch sessions, a large EXPO zone, and excellent networking opportunities at B2B sessions between startups, investors, and the industry.

Among other activities, this year DTA will host the Nordic Optics and Photonics (NOP-2023) Conference with the main focus on quantum, optical fiber, sensors, and imaging, on 19 – 21 April 2023.

Preliminary Agenda

2023-04-19 Wednesday                10.00-18.00 Lab and company visits (only for NOP-2023 attendees) followed by dinner
2023-04-20 Thursday                   10.00-18.30
                                                             18.30-20.30 Conference Dinner & Networking
2023-04-21 Friday                          10.00-17.00 /
                                                                17.00-18.00 Closing remarks (Wrap-up) and reception

Venue & Hotel
Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, Elizabetes Street 55, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia. Ph:+371 67772222.
Dates and number of people in the room can be adjusted. The offer applies to 1 person in a standard room, it is valid for bookings in the period from 17.-23.04. and while the hotel has rooms available.
Rate: EUR 90.00/night. Extra person in the room is EUR +10.
Promotion code: Deep Tech Atelier 2023
Breakfast included
Free cancellation before April 14, 2023, 6pm
Pay on arrival
Cheap direct flights to Riga are offered by airBaltic:

We are looking forward to seeing you at DTA & NOP-2023!