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

Riga Technical University offers three Tenured Professor Positions for the Spring Of 2024

Riga Technical University is a modern, internationally recognized, prestigious and the only multidisciplinary technical university in Latvia. RTU is focused on becoming a third-generation university that provides as high quality education, as conducts advanced research/valorisation and ensures innovation and technology transfer, practically implementing scientific discoveries.

3rd of November

Support of Latvian Network Company «Mikrotīkls» Makes High-Performance Computing Development a Reality

The RTU High Performance Computing Center (HPC) has been modernizing the high-performance computing infrastructure for several years, and with the support of «Mikrotīkls», human capital investment will be added as a driver for innovation.

25th of October