Scientific excellence into market success

Event organizers: Investment and Development Agency of Latvia & Commercialization Reactor
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European Space Agency Days

The Space Tech stage, aka ESA Days Latvia, will treat the guests with a versatile speaker list and have four topic blocks: Industry, Finance, Education & Careers, and Space law.

Tips and tricks for attracting investment into the space business and efficiently entering supply chains, current recruitment for space agencies, the solutions of the future, and much more!

More info about Latvian Technology in Space:

Nordic Optics and Photonics Conference
19-21 April 2023

Together with PhotonicsFinland and PhotonicSweden, the Nordic Optics and Photonics (NOP) Conference will be held as part of the Deep Tech Atelier. Quantum, optical fiber and sensors will be the main focus. Abstracts and speakers presentations are expected and will be given on the following topics: Advanced Materials, Optics & Spectroscopy, Photonics in Manufacturing, Laser Technology, Quantum, Optical Fibers, Sensors, Photonics in Life Sciences, Security and Safety, etc. NOP will be held in parallel in two sessions – industry and academy.

There will be a poster session as well as exhibition stands. Therefore, Bachelor, Master, PhD students, as well as postdoc and more senior researchers, have the opportunity to present their posters. The Conftool system is designed to submit an abstract for the opportunity to give an oral or poster presentation of your research. The best theses will be selected for an oral presentation.


In addition to these activities, the pre-conference day (on April 19) conference will be dedicated to the participants of the photonics and optics conference visiting and getting to know the Latvian scientific institutions and companies in this field – Lightspace, EuroLCDs, RTU ETF, ISSP UL, Materize etc.

Place to be

Riga will become a deep-tech hub for two days. Come to the conference to experience personal connections and build new partnerships.

Meet leading industry experts

Use your opportunity to hear the industry’s brightest minds, fearless scientists, technology developers, and adventurous explorers!

Take it to the next level

Meet like-minded people, find out current business trends, present your ideas, expand your network and take your company to the next level.
Let’s meet at the gala dinner!

About Deep
Tech Atelier

Event is hosted by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia and Commercialization Reactor

The Baltics’ largest deep tech industry event brings together entrepreneurs, scientists and technology developers, investors, government, and public organizations. The two-day conference offers outstanding international speakers, pitch sessions, a large EXPO zone, and excellent networking opportunities at B2B sessions.

DTA 2023 is hosting Nordic Optics and Photonics (NOP) Conference, including poster session and exhibition stands, with the main focus on quantum, optical fiber, and sensors, and, for the second year – European Space Agency (ESA) Days event.

Take a look at DTA 2022

Photo gallery from 2022 HERE

Infographics from 2022 HERE

Deep Tech
Startup Demo

More about Deep Tech Startup Demo

Commercialization Reactor and the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia invite you to demonstrate your entrepreneurial talent to the global investment and acceleration community and corporations seeking innovation.


More about Ignition event

The Commercialization Reactor’s 21st Ignition Event matches scientific ingenuity with an entrepreneurial spirit to create new start-ups on the spot. 10+ pre-selected teams of world-class scientists will present their technological achievements in med-tech, space tech, green tech, new materials, AI, IT, robotics, etc., to an audience of existing and potential entrepreneurs.

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