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Helve joins forces with Digital Accelerator of Latvia to grow Latvia's digital economy

We are happy to share that Helve has joined Digital Accelerator of Latvia to help Latvian entities start their digital transformation journey! The main objectives of the European Union project Digital accelerator of Latvia (DAoL) (ID Nr. 101083718) are to promote digital transformation and innovation, to improve the competitiveness of Latvian companies and the quality of public services through new digital solutions, to boost investments in research and development of ICT technology.

Kristers Saulītis, Innovation Project Manager at Helve, emphasises the importance of digital transformation for the Latvian digital economy growth.

“Digital Accelerator of Latvia perfectly exemplifies how collaboration between organisations and innovators can create transformative change initiatives. By being part of the project, we are excited to contribute to the growth of the Latvian digital economy and help create a more prosperous future for the country!”

During the project, DAoL will test digital maturity and prepare digital transformation roadmaps of at least 1236 entities, ensure access to testing, prototyping, and experimenting for at least 128 entities, involving in training at least 360 entities, attract financing to at least 46 entities, and have at least 40 collaborations. Project activities are planned for three years, from 1st September 2022 – 31st August 2023, with a budget of 3,5 mil EUR, co-financing from DEP – 1,765 mil EUR.

Over the first three years, the Digital Accelerator of Latvia (DAoL) aims to develop a fully operational European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) and support at least 1236 companies and organizations. They plan to invest 3.5 million EUR in digital transformation to trigger at least 2.4 million EUR from other financial sources.

The DAoL specializes in AI, focusing on the R&D of new digital products and services, 5G with applications in IoT, the Internet of Energy, connectivity technologies, autonomous and controlled vehicles, and robots. They also specialize in GovTech, including government as a platform, cybersecurity, quantum technologies, and EdTech.

The DAoL involves 20 partners, including the Electronic Communications Office of Latvia SJSC, Ventspils High Technology Park, Green Tech Cluster Latvia, Valmiera Development Agency, DAoL Rēzekne subsidiary, Rēzekne City Council, University of Latvia, Liepaja University, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Riga Technical University, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Institute of the Solid State Physics University of Latvia, Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia, Institute of Electronics and Computer Science, Ltd "Baltic Open Solutions Center", Ltd "DATI Group", TechHub Riga, Ltd "Helve", and Ltd "LEITC" or Latvian Electronic Equipment Testing Centre.

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Co-financed by the European Union project "Latvijas Digital Accelerators", DAoL, ID no. 101083718. The European Union is not responsible for the content of this page.

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