Norway Grants for Green Industry Innovation programme

Currently there are no open calls for project applications in this programme.

The Norway Grants are contributing close to 100 EUR million to green industry innovation in 8 of the beneficiary countries, including Latvia. Programme "Green Industry Innovation" is a business development programme, targeting small, medium-sized and large enterprises. The funding is allocated to promote eco-innovation, green job creation and entrepreneurship. The programme supports the development and commercialisation of new eco-friendly technologies and processes.

Detailed information about Norway Grants:
Detailed information about Norway Grants in Latvia:

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is responsible for the implementation of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 programme, "Green Industry Innovation" (hereinafter – Programme) in Latvia. The donor state partner within Programme is Innovation Norway.

Overall objective of the Programme: increased competitiveness of green enterprises, including greening of existing industries, green innovation and green entrepreneurship.

Specific objective of Programme: support creation of new enterprises in knowledge intensive industries, existing business innovative entrepreneurship, creating new innovative environmental technologies, products and processes in following areas:
  • production of green (energy efficient) products and materials for buildings;
  • clean transportation;
  • water management;
  • waste management;
  • eco design;
  • or any other improvements in products, technologies or processes in other fields contributing to energy efficiency, lower emissions or lesser consumption of resources.

Total budget of the Programme is 1 2586 667 EUR.

Specific projects and calls for applications:

  1. Pre-defined project "Technology incubator" (with total budget 1463000 EUR; project application closed), and Small grant scheme (with total budget 2265600 EUR; project application closed) – support for individuals and enterprises for development of innovative “green” ideas
  2. Open call "Support for implementation of "green" technologies" (with total budget 7769107 EUR) – support for purchase of “green” equipment for new products’ and services’ production (project application closed)
Contact information:
Inese Sartaputne
Head of Business Incubators Programme Unit
Investment Project Department

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia
Address: Pērses iela 2, Rīga, LV-1442, Latvia
Phone: +371 67039423
Mobile phone: +371 26433880
Fax: +371 67039401