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Task of the science is to serve
people.

– Tolstoy –

Science is the captain, and
practice the soldiers.

– Leonardo da Vinci –

Frontiers of science are like the
horizon: the more we approach
it, the more it moves away.

– Boiste –

The fantasy is more important
than knowing.

– Albert Einstein –

Science – it means organized
knowledge.

– Spencer –

Freedom for the science the
same as the air for a living soul.

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is
endless.

– Pascal –

System of science must be
looked at as the system of
nature: all in it is endless and
necessary.

– Cuvier –

Scientific plan without working
hypothesis is a skeleton without
living body.

– Hirschfeld-

The main research subject of
mankind is the human.

– Goethe –

All is important in science.

– Heine –

Books must be results of
sciences, but sciences not results
of books.

– Bacon –

Scientist is not the one, who
gives the right answers, but the
one, who asks the right
questions.

– Claude Lévi-Strauss –

The more we will seek for the
truth outside us, the more we
will move away of it. The more
we will be able to understand
who we are, the more the truth
will assert us in ourselves.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Before being dictated the nature
needs to be obeyed.

– Bacon –

A true scientist is not one who
has more acquired, but one who
has more understood.

– Leibniz –

Science – to know how the
being acts. To know the action
of the being.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Science is benefactor of
mankind.

– Berthelot –

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“Study on the average wage level in ten sectors of the economy and the availability of foreign languages ​​for jobseekers in the information technology sector and the global business services sector”

During the research, up-to-date information was obtained and a report was prepared on the average market remuneration level in the sector of economic importance (woodworking, metalworking, mechanical engineering and electronics, transport and logistics, food processing and other production) in the cities and regions of Latvia. and the global business services industry. The materials collected during the research can be used to inform potential foreign investors about the Latvian workforce environment and those interested in starting a business in Latvia.

Implementation period: 2015.08 - 2015.12

Customer: Latvian Investment and Development Agency

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Authors: Dr.oec. Jānis Vanags, Dr.paed. Ņina Linde



Scientific research “Business environment analysis in Saldus and Brocēni region”

The aim of the research was to analyze and analytically evaluate the business environment in Saldus and Brocēni counties, to develop graphic models (maps) for identifying the level and development potential of the business environment, as well as to develop proposals for further development of business environment competitiveness.

As a result of the research, the priorities of business environment development and increasing its competitiveness in Saldus and Brocēni counties were identified, the place and role of implementation of these priorities in increasing the balanced and sustainable development of both counties was specified and the factors promoting and hindering the implementation of these priorities were clarified. The research was carried out in close cooperation with county and parish municipalities, business representatives and residents.

Implementation period: 2015.04 - 2015.06

Customer: Association „Saldus rajona attīstības biedrība”

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Authors: Dr.oec. Jānis Vanags, Dr.paed. Ņina Linde, Dr.oec. Veronika Bikse



Project “Is the customer always right?”

The aim of the project was to develop a manual for a water tourism service provider for project no. EU-43385 “Development of water tourism as a component of nature and active tourism in Latvia and Estonia” (Riwerways).

Within the framework of the project, communication and cooperation routes were identified so that the services provided by the entrepreneur would be of high quality and his client would like to return again and again.

Within the framework of the project, training seminars were organized and individual consultations were provided to Latvian water tourism companies with the aim to increase the quality of active and nature tourism business services in accordance with the “Q – Latvia” quality evaluation criteria.

Implementation period: 2015.05 - 2015.06

Customer: Kurzeme planning region

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Partners: Vidzeme Planning Region, Riga Planning Region



EU project “Youth in Transition – Innovative Potential, New Content and New Challenges”

The main goal of the project was to analyze the situation of the new generation in the countries with a past of the communist regime.

The project consortium brought together research teams from eight different countries. Six of them represent Europe (Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Latvia, Russia and Germany) and two countries represent Asia (Vietnam and China).

Within the framework of the research, a comparison of youth in the Polish-Latvian perspective was prepared, namely, the situation of young people in the social, demographic, economic and cultural spheres in Latvia as one of the post-communist countries was analyzed.

The study included 6 thematic modules:

1. the socio-social and economic causes of change processes in post-communist countries;

2. socialization processes and their results: life trends, values, life strategies of young people;

3. education and its role in positioning and changing the social structure;

4. starting adult life (work, family and private life, free time);

5. presence in society;

6. social integration of young people and threats to social cohesion – towards the issue of the role of young people in transition processes and social change (including in the regions).

Implementation period: 2013 - 2014

Customer: Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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ERDF Project “Development and Adaptation of Innovative Technological Solutions to Reduce the Risk of Fruit and Berry Growing in Latvian Conditions”

(Project No. 2010/0317 / 2DP / 2.1.1.1.0 / 10 / APIA / VIAA / 142)

The aim of the project was to reduce the risks of fruit and berry production in order to increase the competitiveness of the Latvian fruit growing industry and stabilize the local market by obtaining high-quality and predictable products using scientifically based technological solutions. The project was developed to promote the integration of fruit and vegetable sub-sector fruit production and the implementation of research results in accordance with the national priority areas of science – “Sustainable use of local resources (subsoil, forest, food and transport) – new products and technologies” and “Innovative materials and technologies (informatics, information and signal processing technologies, nanostructured multifunctional materials and nanotechnologies “

Implementation period: 2013 - 2013

Customer: Latvian State Fruit Growing Institute