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The city of Valmiera, Latvia, introduces a strategy for developing industrial territories

The city of Valmiera, Latvia, introduces a strategy for developing industrial territories

In Valmiera, Latvia, partners from the public, private, non-governmental, and education sectors have worked together for more than a year to develop a...

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The LIVIN contact point for talent attraction

NextGen Microcities tests innovative approaches to match the demand for ICT talents in the job market

In this article, we focus on project’s activities that have the ambition to demonstrate what can be done to facilitate the match with the growing dema...

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Valmiera Vocational Training Center introduces the 3D Virtual Cave, the only such 3D virtual laboratory in Eastern Europe.

Valmiera Vocational Training Center introduces the 3D Virtual Cave, the only such 3D virtual laboratory in Eastern Europe.

On September 22, at a special opening event at Valmiera Vocational Training Center, the ribbon was cut, opening the 3D Virtual Cave in the programming...

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The virtual cave in Valmiera

Ventspils and Valmiera pilot innovative EdTech solutions to prepare young people for the future of work

As this article is being published, four NextGen partners are launching new initiatives where technology becomes a tool for educating younger generati...

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Ventspils port

The City of Ventspils approves a new FDI strategy within the context of the NextGen Microcities project

Ventspils just produced a strategy paper, highlighting its new Foreign Direct Investment strategy, and this article presents it in the context of FDIs...

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picture of the DARE opening on 28 February 2020

NextGen Microcities opens DARE, the makerspace for creative ideas and new opportunities

DARE was opened in Valmiera, right before the Covid-19 crisis....

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Valmiera opens DARE, the makerspace for creative ideas and new opportunities

Valmiera opens DARE, the makerspace for creative ideas and new opportunities

At the end of February, the makerspace DARE (Latvian – Valmieras koprades darbnīca DARE) opened its doors in Valmiera. It provides anyone interested w...

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NextGen Microcities Journal 1: First steps for Ventspils and Valmiera

NextGen Microcities Journal 1: First steps for Ventspils and Valmiera

UIA Expert Fabio Sgaragli reveals how “the ambition of the NextGen Microcities project is to develop a blueprint model for enhancing both the demand a...

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Six business innovation projects

Six business innovation projects have been successfully implemented

Six approved business innovation projects have been successfully implemented within the support program ACORN. Find out more about these projects!...

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Ventspils successfully started retraining activities for ICT industry

Ventspils successfully started retraining activities for ICT industry

From June 29th to July 20th, Ventspils hosted a Java Scrip React software training, one of the activities of retraining activities in the project “Nex...

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Well-considered and informed career choice is encouraged in Valmiera

Well-considered and informed career choice is encouraged in Valmiera

Within the framework of the “Next Generation Micro Cities of Europe” project, two career support activities were carried out in Valmiera in 2019 to ma...

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ACORN

ACORN, a municipal financial scheme, supports six business innovation projects

The evaluation of project applications of the innovation support programme ACORN (ZĪLE in Latvian) took place last June. From a total of 12 applicatio...

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Kick-off event

Municipal leaders and experts discuss innovation in urban development

On 6 June Ventspils gathered city leaders and city development specialists from all over Latvia. During the discussion event “Next Generation Innovati...

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