Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Project news and results about Latvia

Latvia is a land of extremes, not least its economy. Over the last decade alone, this Baltic state of 2.2 million people has experienced Europe's highest economic growth rates and its sharpest recession, alongside the continent's highest inflation and greatest deflation. After this severe economic crisis in 2008-2009, Latvia is today once again one of the European Union's fastest growing economies, helped by domestic demand and exports to other expanding northern and eastern European economies. Much pioneering innovation in the country is led by the University of Latvia, which is currently coordinating or participating in a wide range of EU-funded projects. Read more