Research platforms

Research at RTU is organized on six research platforms. The objective of research platforms is to ensure multi-faculty and interdisciplinary research in the areas of great significance for the national economy and society.  Active and continuous analysis of market needs and commercial potential takes place within the research platforms.

Energy and Environment

Nowadays life and economic activity are not imaginable without electricity, thermal energy, and transport fuel, and, respectively, power supply.

Cities and Development

The contemporary cities are the most vivid attestation of the development of science and technology, that is why city development issues are a global topicality, which employs the minds of researchers all over the world.

Information and Communication


Materials, Processes, and Technologies

«Materials, processes, and technologies» is one of the priority directions in scientific activities at Riga Technical University.

Security and Defence