At RTU International Summer School students will get acquainted with unique biomedical engineering and nanotechnology research

The International Summer School on Biomedical Engineering «Nonlinear Life» will take place on 20–31 August at Riga Technical University (RTU). 17 students of RTU and partner universities will enhance knowledge of biomedical engineering, nanotechnology and non-linear dynamics. Lectures will be delivered and seminars chaired by high-level academic staff members from Italy, Germany and Latvia. The opening ceremony of the summer school will be held on 21 August at 3.30 p.m. at the main building of Swedbank JSC, Balasta dambis 15, 25th floor, Riga.

16. August

Ukrainian chess grandmaster Vladimir Onischuk wins «RTU Open 2017»

Ukrainian chess grandmaster Vladimir Onischuk won the first place in the largest chess festival «RTU Open 2017», international master from Ukraine Sergey Pavlov won the second place, while Israeli chess player Tamir Nabaty ranked third. 655 chess players took part in the festival that concluded on Sunday, 13 August.

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14. August

The largest chess festival in northern Europe «RTU Open 2017» launched

On Monday, August 7, at the International Exhibition Centre in Ķīpsala, the largest and one of the most prestigious international week-long chess festivals in Northern Europe «RTU Open 2017» was officially launched. Rector of Riga Technical University (RTU), Academician Leonīds Ribickis and the President of the Latvian Chess Federation and FIDE Baltic Zone President Āris Ozoliņš wished success to the participants. The Minister of Finance of Latvia, chess master Dana Reizniece-Ozola also extended her best wishes to all the participants of the chess festival.

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8. August