Latvijas Universitātes Cietvielu fizikas institūta, Doktorantūras skolas „Funkcionālie materiāli un nanotehnoloģijas” zinātniskais seminārs 17. maijā, piektdien, plkst. 10.00. Semināra galvenais organizators ir viens no CAMART2 projekta partneriem RISE (Henrik Florén).

Introduction – The day in a context

  • History of ISSP UL & ISSP’s UL vision. Where do we want to go, and what will it take? (Anatoljis + Henrik)

On applied research, and collaborative research as a specific approach – What is it and how does it relate to basic research?

Andris Āzens: Scientists working with industry: Why and how – A subjective view from Latvia

Moving from basic research to applied/collaborative research – Why? (15 min)

  • What is the value for the students and firms? WIIFY?

Guntis Mārciņš, GroGlass: Thoughts about and experiences from collaborating with the institute from an industry perspective

How to make collaboration with industry work?

  • 2&2: Brain-storming activity on possible challenges (in groups of two):
    • “What are the possible challenges when doing collaborative research with industrial partners?”
  • Key-challenges in collaborative research and how to deal with them

Some advice on:

  • How to do it
  • Your academic supervisor
  • The ”ideal” project and industrial partner


Summary – Key Conclusions and the way forward