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16 April 2019 - 17 April 2019
Riga, Latvia
Digitalization in Production processes

Day 1, 16th of April 2019

Location: Riga, Latvia


Participants: Cluster managers, Ministries representatives, NGOs, SMEs

10:00 – 10:15      Registration and Coffee

10:15 – 10:30      Event Opening

                            Welcome message

                            Salvis Roga, Board Member, Green-Tech Latvia

                            GIVE Project Presentation

                            Ms. Anna Naydenova, Executive Director, ICT Cluster Bulgaria

10:30 – 10:50      Cluster as business support tool in Latvia and Baltic Sea Region

                            Aigars Lazdins, Senior Expert at Ministry of Economics


10:50-11:00         Best practice: X-industry Hackathons organized by Latvian IT Cluster

                           Ms. Inese Murniece, Digital Liaison Officer, Latvian IT Cluster 

11:00 – 12:30      SME support through Clusters. Collaboration opportunities. Support programs.

                           Ms. Jekaterina Vanaga, Project Coordinator, EEN Latvia


12:30 - 13:00      Networking, Lunch Break 

13:00-14:00        Excursion through RTU Design Factory


14:30 – 18:00      X-industry hackathon final pitches (organized by Latvian IT Cluster)

                            Location: SEB Innovation Centre, Valnu Street 11, Riga 

19:00 - 22.00      Networking Dinner at Restaurant “LIDO”

                            Location: Krasta Street 76, Riga


Day 2, 17th of April 2019

Location: Riga, Latvia


(Digitalization solutions/ Automation and robotization solutions / Cybersecurity / Artificial intelligent)

Participants:SMEs, Cluster managers, NGOs

9:00 – 9:30        Registration, Breakfast Coffee, Networking

9:30 – 10:00       Event Opening

                            Welcome message

                            Salvis Roga, Board Member, Green-Tech Latvia 

                            Kristaps Soms, Director of Entrepreneurship Competitiveness Department at Ministry of Economics

                            Opportunities for SMEs in Project "GIVE"

                            Andrei Kelemen, Executive Director, Cluj IT Cluster

10:00 – 10:15      5G- future business models

                            Neils Kalnins, Business Development, Electronic Communications Office of Latvia


10:15 – 10:30      Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) role in the digital transformation in production

                            Martins Velde, Executive Director, Ventspils High-Tech Park 

10:30 - 12:00       Best practice: Solutions in automation

                            Roberts Dlohi, Co-Founder of PERUZA Ltd

                            Best practice: Solutions in digitalization

                            Raivis Eksteins, Co-Founder of InPass Ltd

                             Best practice: Solutions in cybersecurity

                            Alex Armean, Co-Founder of CT DEFENSE Ltd

                            Best practice: Solutions in digitalization

                           Juri Riives, Chairman of the Board at IMECC Ltd

                           Siim Illopmagi, Production manager, Norcar BSB Eesti

                            Best practice: Solutions in digitalization

                            Martin Laats, Business Development, EVOCON Ltd


12:00 - 12:30       Networking, Coffee Break

12:30 - 13:30       Company Pitching (1 minute per company pitch)

Brief intro by each company (company profile, product/service profile, expectations)

13:30 – 17:30         B2B ( Pre-selected meetings)

Closed since 16 April 2019
Riga, Latvia
Organised by
Latvia 50
Estonia 6
Serbia 4
Romania 2
Bulgaria 2
North Macedonia 1
Albania 1
Germany 1
Lithuania 1
Ukraine 1
Total 69
Company 27
University 3
R&D Institution 1
Association/Agency/Cluster organisation 21
Authority/Government 7
Other 10
Total 69