Eastern Partnership Influencers are Fascinated by RTU

Visiting Riga Technical University (RTU), influencers from Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia explore the study, innovation and research environment, meet students, positively evaluate students' design and space engineering works, as well as try out the digital twin and other technologies themselves.

19th of June

RTU Scientists Develop New Building and Insulation Materials Using Only Production Residues and By-Products

In cooperation with international partners from Poland and France and Cewood, the only producer of fibrolite (wood particleboard) in the Baltics, scientists from Riga Technical University (RTU) Faculty of Civil and Mechanical Engineering are developing innovative construction products for nearly zero energy buildings, using only wood construction residues and by-products. The research is an important contribution of the researchers to the development of a circular economy in the construction sector.

19th of June

RTU Signs a Memorandum on the Establishment of a Biorefining Ecosystem

On 18 June, the Rector of Riga Technical University (RTU), Tālis Juhna, together with more than twenty other heads of companies and organisations, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on the establishment of a biorefining ecosystem that will make a significant contribution to the development of the bioeconomy. Biorefining is a fast-growing industry that provides for the processing of biomass into energy or consumer products used in the production of building materials, the food industry and other areas, according to the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA).

18th of June