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Productivity Evolution 2



  • Name: Employee Training Programme “Non-technological training programme for SMEs”
  • LCCI position: Lead partner
  • Total Budget: 5 400 000.00 EUR 
  • Dates: 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2023
  • Programme: European Regional Development Fund
  • Other partners: Latvia

The main objective of the project is to provide support for employees to improve their skills in order to promote the increase of non-technological innovation and labor productivity. To achieve the planned goals, the support for employees will be provided through organized training courses for companies from supported industry sectors, as well through ensured appropriate administrative processes in the project.  

 The successful results of the implemented project will be based on all planned and organized training courses.

It is planned to involve more than 285 entrepreneurs and to provide training courses for more than 4710 employed persons.

Within the programme the support is provided for representatives from 11 sectors.

Support in non-technological courses will be provided for those entrepreneurs, where the innovation of the product, processes, marketing or organizational processes is required.

For more information regarding the project please write:


Seminar "Implementation of innovation in the enterprises", 28.04.2017

Event Agenda:

9:45 -10:00 Registration and morning coffee

10:00 - 10:50 Productivity Evolution 2 (Artūrs Mežals, Lead coordinator of “Productivity Evolution 2” project)
Information for enterprises regarding support sectors, supported training topics, conditions for receiving support and its intensity.

10:50 - 11:00 Significance of research and innovation statistics (Jānis Siliņš, representative of Innovation department of Ministry of Economics)
Information regarding innovation and research statistics in Latvia, its importance in the process of EU funds distribution, long-term benefits for enterprises

11:00 – 12:00 Research and innovation statistics records (Ilga Liepiņa un Svetlana Jesiļevska, representatives of Business structural and innovative statistics Department in CSB)
Practical information of research and innovation statistics records          

Moderator of the event: Līga Ābola, Head of EU Projects Department

Presentation materials of seminar:

Lead Partner Contacts:
Mrs. Līga Sičeva
Head of LCCI EU Projects Department
+371 28625443
Kr.Valdemara str. 35, Riga
Latvia, LV-1010