EDI director Modris Greitāns, representing the Association of State Scientific Institutes, participates in the discussion organized by the Ministry of Education and Science with social and cooperation partners in order to listen to proposals and agree on cooperation in preparing the Government’s action plan and setting goals. During the discussion, M.Greitāns expressed recommendations related to the harmonization of administration of research projects financed by Latvia with the conditions of Horizon Europe, the need to invest funding in strong scientific institutions that are able to attract funding from “outside” – international sources or private companies, as well as the need to ease the bureaucratic burden in cases where scientific institutions want to “spin-off” company as a result of technology transfer.