Operational Programs "Growth and Employment" 1.1.1. Specific Support Objective "To increase the research and innovation capacity of Latvian scientific institutions and their ability to attract external financing by investing in human resources and infrastructure" 1.1.1.4. Measure “Development of R&D Infrastructure in Smart Specialization Areas and Institutional Capacity of Scientific Institutions”

Development of Research Infrastructure at the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI-PIA)

Agreement with the Central Finance and Contracting Agency of the Republic of Latvia (CFLA) No.1.1.4 / 17 / I / 014.

Project manager responsible for content implementation: Baiba Šereka (baiba.sereka@edi.lv)

Objective of the project - strengthening of institutional capacity of EDI and concentration of research resources in competitive scientific institution, improving efficiency of EDI management and resource management and modernizing research infrastructure within the scope of smart specialization of Latvia, thus facilitating involvement of EDI in European Union level infrastructures and use of research infrastructure at EDI for practical economic problem addressing the issue.

The main activities of the project are the development of research infrastructure, which includes the acquisition and modernization of research equipment, software and workplaces, as well as the development of premises, laboratories and shared infrastructure, including the improvement and adaptation of EDI space and outdoor infrastructure for research purposes.

As a result of the project, EDI scientists will have access to a modernized research infrastructure for high quality research to strengthen their internationally recognized research organization.

Project implementation place - Institute of Electronics and Computer Science Dzērbenes iela 14, Riga.

Project Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2021.

Total funding of the project: 939 933.00 EUR, of which ERDF funding is 758 995.00 EUR.


Project activities:

22.01.2018 Procurement Procurement “Purchase of Robotic System Equipment for European Regional Development Fund Co-financed Project“ Development of Research Infrastructure of Institute of Electronics and Computer Science ”(EDI-PIA) (agreement No.1.1.4.4 / 17/I/014)”, Procurement identification number: EDI 2018 / 1.

01.03.2018 contract with SIA “Techvitas” for purchase of “Industrial Robot System” procurement no. EDI 2018/1.

29.03.2018 SIA "Techvitas" representatives deliver "Industrial Robot System" and train staff.

01.03.2018 contract with SIA “Semicom” for purchase of “Jaguar mobile robotic platform actuator” procurement no. EDI 2018/1.

26.03.2018 "Semicom" Ltd. supplies "Jaguar mobile robotic platform actuator" delivery.

12.03.2018 Procurement Procurement “Purchase of Electric Vehicle for Research Activities in European Regional Development Fund Co-financed Project“ Development of Research Infrastructure of Institute of Electronics and Computer Science ”(EDI-PIA) (agreement No.1.1.4.4 / 17/I/014)”, Procurement identification number: EDI 2018 / 3.

25.04.2018 signed an agreement with SIA "Forum Auto" on the delivery of an electric bush. EDI 2018/3.

18.07.2018 SIA "Forum auto" carries out the delivery of electric cars.

23.03.2018 The first five jobs in the electronic procurement system are purchased, office chairs, computers, printers, software and whiteboards are purchased. As a result, the first five jobs planned in the project are fully completed.

26.03.2018 Announcement of Procurement “Adaptation of Outdoor Area to Extended ITS (Intelligent Transport System) Test Environment” in the project “Development of Research Infrastructure of Institute of Electronics and Computer Science” co-financed by European Regional Development Fund (EDI-PIA) (agreement No.1.1.4.4 / 17/I/014) ) ”, Procurement Identification Number: EDI 2018/4.

17.05.2018 has signed an agreement with SIA "D BŪVE" on the construction of outdoor territory for the extended ITS (Intelligent Transport System) test environment. Builders have started contract work.

17.08.2018 SIA "D BŪVE" has fully completed outdoor site adaptation works for the extended ITS (Intelligent Transport System) test environment.

25.07.2018 Procurement Procurement “Purchase of accurate time interval measuring equipment in the project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund“ Development of Research Infrastructure of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI-PIA) ”(agreement No.1.1.4./17/I/014)”, Procurement identification number: EDI 2018/9

17.07.2018 signed an agreement with SIA "YE International" for the delivery of accurate time interval measuring device for procurement no. EDI 2018/9.

02.08.2018 "YE International" Ltd. supplies accurate time interval measuring equipment.

23.08.2018 Procurement Procurement “Adaptation of Garage Facilities for Installation of Equipment in the European Regional Development Fund Co-financed Project“ Development of Research Infrastructure of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI-PIA) ”(agreement No.1.1.4.4 / 17/I/014)”.

28.09.2018 Procurement Procurement “Garage Equipment for Intelligent (Electro-Car) Research for the European Regional Development Fund co-financed by the project“ Development of Research Infrastructure of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI-PIA) ”(agreement No.1.1.4./17/I/014)”.

14.11.2018 concluded an agreement with SIA „Make Serviss” for the installation of equipment for the adjustment of garage space in the procurement no. EDI / 2018/12.

6.12.2018 NVIDIA Singapore Pte.Ltd implements embedded system platforms (Fig. 2) with development application support for self-driving auto-neural network implementation based on high performance graphical processing units delivery.

17.12.2018 contract with SIA "HCT AUTOMOTIVE" garage equipment for intelligent (electro) car research procurement no. EDI / 2018/13.

01.02.2019 "HCT AUTOMOTIVE" Ltd. is supplying garage equipment for intelligent (electro) car research procurement no. EDI / 2018/13

22.03.2019 Announced Procurement No. Purchase of EDI 2019/05 image sensors for traffic monitoring in the framework of the European Regional Development Fund co-financed project “Development of Research Infrastructure of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI-PIA)” (agreement 1.1.1.4./17/I/014)).

29.03.2019 Announced Procurement No. EDI 2019/6 “Purchase of Electrical Schemes and Compressed Plate Design Software for the European Regional Development Fund Co-funded Project“ Development of Research Infrastructure of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science (EDI-PIA) ”(agreement No.1.1.4./17/I/014)”