Understanding Science-Based Business and the Ecosystem Around It

Speaker: Lauma Muižniece (Investment and Development Agency of Latvia)

Every business has its own challenges including those that have science-based applications at their core. What are the specific challenges? How to overcome them? What does the ecosystem around such businesses consist of and how can it help? These are some of the questions that will be addressed in this presentation.

Lauma Muizniece is the Director of Technology Department at the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia – organisation actively involved in supporting and facilitating knowledge and technology transfer and entrepreneurship in Latvia. Commercialisation of research and intellectual property management are her fields of expertise that she has developed by working with and within research organisations.