Latvian Students Win the World’s Largest Synthetic Biology Competition

A team of students from Riga Technical University (RTU) and the University of Latvia (LU) took the gold at «International Genetically Engineered Machine» (iGEM), the world's largest biotechnology innovation competition. The team is developing a plant-inspired tool for the synthesis of cyclic peptides in the pursuit of a solution to combating antibacterial resistance and promoting the development of new drugs and pesticides. Want to compete in 2024? Applications are open until December.

30th of November

President of Latvia Welcomes RTU’s Growth and Ambitious Future Plans

«I'm so happy to see you that I'm dizzy!» admitted a student of the RTU Latvian Maritime Academy (LJA), when RTU students met with President Edgars Rinkēvičs on November 27. The President visited RTU, where he also met with the university management, became better acquainted with the work of scientists and inspected the RTU student campus in Ķīpsala.

28th of November

RTU Presents Development Plans to the Minister of Economy

To get acquainted with Riga Technical University’s development plans and its scientists’ research for solutions to globally important economic and social problems, Latvian Minister of Economy Viktors Valainis visits RTU.

28th of November