14 art projects will raise awareness towards waste problems in Latvia and Estonia


14 art projects selected for the Artistic Creative Reuse Campaign “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind”. They will be included in the travelling exhibition which will travel through Latvia and South of Estonia in two-years period. The artistic creative Reuse Campaign “NOT out…

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“Copernicus Hackathon and Climathon Riga 2018” teams will continue to develop their business ideas


On the 26th of October the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) together with the Riga Technical University’s Design Factory hosted “Copernicus Hackathon and Climathon Riga 2018” to tackle Climate Change caused issues using satellite data. Two winning teams received an opp…

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IES - one of the main Latvian Spacetech Ecosystem developers


Latvia is on its way to becoming an active European and global space sector participant. On 15 March 2013, the country signed the Plan for European Cooperating States (PECS) agreement with ESA. Using its infrastructure and more than 50 years of experience in space exploration, Latvia is…

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WASTEART: Open Call for Artistic Works


The Institute for Environmental Solutions with partners from Latvia and Estonia announces the open call for artists, designers, architects and creators to apply for creative campaign “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind”. Art project proposals are open to all creative disciplines &nda…

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IES shares water research knowledge in the International Society of Limnology Congress in China


From the 19th to 24th of August 2018, Nanjing in China hosted one of the biggest lake research conferences in the World – XXXIV International Society of Limnology Congress, where the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) together with the Tartu Observatory shared knowledge in resear…

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IES leading researcher Ilva Nakurte receives L'Oréal Baltic fellowship “Women in Science”


On the 5th of June, in a solemn ceremony at the Latvian Academy of Science, leading researcher of the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) Dr. Ilva Nakurte received 6000 eur L'Oréal Baltic for Women in Science fellowship for determination of pigments used in traditional textile d…

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Developing Earth Observation training program for key decision- makers in Baltics


To increase the Baltic region’s high-ranking public and private decision-maker comprehension of EO opportunities through political, operational, economic and environmental benefits, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) will develop new training program and will organize two pilot…

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IES’s ethnobotany team joins research expeditions in Baltics and Scandinavia


Starting from the 16th of July, ethnobotany team from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) joins the ethnobotany research series led by Prof. Dr. Renata Sõukand from the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. The first expedition is taking place in Lithuania.  …

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