WP6 Dissemination

Virtual tour

Virtual tour: www.osi.lv/en/


WP leader Dr. Dace Tirzite

  • • Promotion of InnovaBalt within the scientific community of Europe;
  • • Dissemination of information on advanced innovative medicine development to the industry sector and other stakeholders;
  • • Providing the information for society on topicalities in innovative drug development and results of InnovaBalt.

Cafe Scientifique

On 27th March 2014 Café Scientifique "Discovery of new drugs - lucky fortune or regularity?" took place in University of Latvia. Dr. Maija Dambrova and Dr.Ronalds Zemribo, leading researchers of Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, together with their collaboration partners from Riga Technical University and from pharmaceutical companies "Grindeks" and "OlainFarm" told stories about drug discovery from the history and from their own practice.
Site to "Cafe Scientifique" (in Latvian)


Summary of dissemination and communication activities

Summary of dissemination activities of InnovaBalt.

(01.09.2013. – 31.08.2016.)


Indicators, (where applicable)




Created in November 2013, regularly updated

Virtual tour about institute



Created in July 2016

Press releases


 7 in National press


1 in PRLOG Press Release distribution




3 in “Science Bulletin” (“Zinātnes Vēstnesis”,

printed and online, in Latvian),07.10.2013,10.02.2014..


1 in International Innovation



TV plots


In national TV




2 in Latvian radio 06.03.2015., 26.07.2016.

and 3 in TV 05.05.2015., 28.12.2015, 28.06.2016.



Presented in all InnovaBalt organized events, in  conferences in Latvia, during the seminars of incoming visits.

Presentations in conferences and other events


1. Latvian Academy of Sciences, Senate meeting, 17.09.2013.,

2. RegPot "Glow Brain" event, Zagreb, Croatia, 29.03.2014.

3. Jean Monnet Conference EU Eastern Partnership, University of Latvia, 12.06.2014.,

4. 73rd Scientific Conference of University of Latvia, 26.02.2015.

5. EU FP7 Project GlowBrain Final Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, 28.05.2015.

6. Latvian presidency event "EU contribution to infectious disease research", Riga, 12.05.2015.

7. Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, Latvia. L`ORÉAL award ceremony, 12.05.2015.

8. WIRE-2015, Brokerage event, Riga, Latvia, 03.06.2015.

9. Horizon2020 project "DanuBalt" meeting, Jurmala, Latvia, 17.06.2015.

10. Brussels, EC organised ROK and REGPOT meeting, 07.12.2015.

11.Academia-Industry Brokerage event organized by  Baltinfect project, Riga, 10.03.2016.

12. Conference "Bridging the Divide in European Health Research and Innovation", Brussels, 20.10.2016.


Posters in the conferences and other events


1. Open day's event for 7th Framework programme in Latvia, 29.11.2013.

2. 72nd Scientific Conference of University of Latvia, 21.02.2014.

3. WIRE-2015 conference, (Presidency event), Riga, 04.06.2016.

4. National event "Horizon2020 in Latvia – progress and future opportunities", 10.12.2015.

InnovaBalt organized events


Presented under WP4 and WP5

Public event – Café scientifique


Cafe scientifique "Discovery of new drugs - lucky fortune or regularity?" 27.03.2014.





Periodic Report Summary 2015

Brochure 2015

Articles about InnovaBalt

Publication in International Innovation, issue 199, 2016, p.38-40.


Specialized issues of Journal Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

Since 1965 Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis publishes journal “Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds” for the promoting high quality, innovative research in the area of heterocyclic chemistry. Journal “Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds” publishes articles, letters to the Editor, reviews and minireviews on the synthesis, structure, reactivity and biological activity of heterocyclic compounds including natural products. The journal covers investigations in heterocyclic chemistry taking place in scientific centres of all countries. Historically journal is targeted to the scientific institutions in Baltic countries, Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia. Journal is issued in Russian and in English languages (http://hgs.osi.lv/index.php/hgs)

In 2015 journal celebrates 50th anniversary. The central event of the anniversary year was a symposium of the journal “Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds” which was held in the framework of international event “Drug discovery conference” organised by InnovaBalt project in Riga, August 27-29, 2015. About 300 participants from 25 countries participated in the conference. Special issue of “Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds” (Vol.51, Nr.7, 2015) was prepared to this event and disseminated to the participants of conference. Recruited InnovaBalt scientists and researchers who have taken part in the InnovaBalt outgoing visits are among the authors of articles. Besides, this number of journal includes the article dedicated to Academician Solomon Hiller, founder of Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis in his 100th anniversary and information about InnovaBalt project.

Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, Vol.52., Nr.8., 2016. http://hgs.osi.lv/index.php/hgs/issue/view/112

Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, Vol.51., Nr.7., 2015.