THINK! - Start-up Ecosystem

Support programme: Innovation Motivation Programme (in Latvian, Inovāciju motivācijas programma)

Typical profile of support recipient: does not have a strong business idea but is determined to go down the entrepreneurial path. Usually this person is looking for encouragement to try and the right people to try it with.

The programme raises awareness among the wider community about innovative entrepreneurship and provides support for those who want to start. Among other things, the programme organizes various hackathons, networking meetups, workshops, and other capacity building activities which help the entrepreneur to define the next steps.

The overall programme budget is EUR 5,303,932: 85% is provided by European Regional Development Fund and 15% comes from the Latvian state budget.

To know more about the programme, please reach out to:
Ms. Dace Dumbere
dace.dumbere@liaa.gov.lv