On October 7th Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia presented Defense Industry Annual Award in Education and Science.

The interdisciplinary jury evaluated the best works of 2019 nominated by educational and research institutions. Special attention is paid to 4 studies that are especially important for the Latvian defense industry, military research and industry growth. Applicants were nominated in the period from November 2019 to March 2020.

Institute of Electronics and Computer Science Researchers Mg. sc. ing. Gatis Šūpols and Mg. sc. comp. Gatis Gaigals won the 3rd place and a prize of 500 euros for the research “Radio Frequency Scanner (ANTE)”, carried out in cooperation with SIA “DATI Group”. The applicability perspective and impact of the study on both security and potential business has been welcomed. It should be noted that global competitiveness requires active investment in innovation, therefore it is gratifying that the representatives of business and the institute have agreed to work together within the framework of the Latvian Investment and Development Agency’s “Technology Transfer Program”.

We are really proud and congratulate our co-workers with the success!