We joined AmCham as a community of shared values to expand our access to global competencies and to foster the quality of the health ecosystem.
Agrita Kiopa, Vice Rector for Science, Riga Stradins University
Yesterday the American, British, Irish and Norwegian and Chambers of Commerce in Latvia held a business luncheon themed “5 things you must know about grant funding for business” to discuss EU funding for business.
Recently the European Parliament approved the new EU Budget for 2014-2020, approving €960 billion spending plans over the next seven years. In addition to the financial opportunities from the EU funds, EEA/Norway Grants provides €73 million to Latvia over a four year period.
We invited the following experts to share their knowledge and opinion:
• Agnese Cimdiņa, Adviser for EEA/Norway Grants;
• Andris Ozols, Director of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia;
• Pēteris Vilks, Head Cross-Sectoral Coordination Center.
The event was moderated by Zlata Elksniņa-Zaščirinska, Chair of the Board and Country Managing Partner of PwC Latvija.
Experts addressed the main priorities for the new EU funding period 2014-2020, their alignment with the National Development Plan and accessibilty and eligibility of EEA grants for business.
To view the presentation of Andris Ozols
To view the presentation of Agnese Cimdiņa
To view the presentation of Pēteris Vilks
Being part of AmCham is a great way to maintain business contacts with entrepreneurs and professionals.
Normunds Bergs, Chief Executive Officer, SAF Tehnika