University of Latvia New Technologies and Innovation Day in 2021 will take place on September 23 and 24 - the week when the University of Latvia will celebrate its 102nd birthday. Depending on the epidemiological situation, the event will take place in person or remotely.

This years theme is “Ability and opportunity - sustainable innovation

The target audience of the event is current, former and future students of the University of Latvia, and other interested people. The aim is to show the achievements of current and former students of the University of Latvia in an exciting and understandable way to promote public interest in studies, science, innovations, and strengthen people's confidence that science is an open, perspective, innovative and exciting field today.

In today's context, innovation is not just about technology, but about a creative, forward-looking view of each industry and its evolution. Event participants will have the opportunity to:

  • to participate in the Idea Laboratory or Virtual Think Tank, where you will be able to generate new ideas, meet inspiring mentors, learn design thinking workshops and much more;
  • to find out about the latest innovations in the Knowledge Agora, which will be attended by LU scientists and researchers, winners of various innovation events (incubators, hackathons, etc.) and LU cooperation partners;
  • listen to special guest discussions in duels;
  • participate in various side events.

The website of the event with full information about it is available here: