Prizes, Grants

PRIZES AND GRANTS AWARDED IN SPONSORSHIP

European Academy of Sciences and Arts

The European Prize of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Felix Prize) and two incentive prizes for remarkable achievements in the humanities

The Prize has been awarded since 2001. The first winner is V. Vīķe-Freiberga, incentive prizes — I. Ose and I. Šuvajevs. In 2003 — M. Kūle, supporting prizes D. Baltaiskalna, Ē. Jēkabsons, in 2006 — V. Zariņš, supporting prizes — R. Blumberga, A. Sprūds. In 2009 — J. Vētra, — supporting prizes R. Bičevskis, A. Irmejs, in 2011 — I. Blumbergs, supporting prizes — K. Ābele, R. Spirģis, in 2013 — A. Jurkāne, supporting prizes — S. Laime, P. Daija, in 2015 — I. Lancmanis, supporting prizes — I. Lībiete, D. Zigmunde, in 2017 — I. Vaidere, supporting prizes — K. Jaudzems, I. Mieriņa.

JSC “Grindeks”

Three annual prizes to the most prominent scientists for outstanding achievements or life-long contribution. Laureates are M. Līdaka, U. Ulmanis, S. Cimermanis (1998), E. Lukevics, O. Lielausis, K. Arājs (1999), O. Neilands, V. Tamužs, V. Bērziņš (2000), V. Kluša, E. Blūms, A. Caune (2001), T. Millers, J. Kristapsons, O. Spārītis (2002), R. M. Freivalds, E. Gudriniece, P. Guļāns (2003), G. Čipēns, I. Knēts, Ē. Mugurēvičs (2004), J. G. Bērziņš, E. Kagaine, A. Strakovs (2005), V. Baumanis, P. Eglīte, J. Dehtjars (2006), V. Kauss, V. Skujiņa, J. Spīgulis (2007), G. Duburs, J. Stradiņš, I. Lācis (2008), I. Jansone, R. Ferbers, E. Liepiņš (2010), G. Bārzdiņš, J. Krastiņš, R. Valters (2012), M. Dambrova (2014), I. Kalviņš (2016).

SJSC “Latvenergo”

Two annual prizes to remarkable scientists for outstanding achievements or life-long contribution in power engineering sciences. Laureates are Z. Krišāns, I. Staltmanis (1999), K. Briņķis, A. Grundulis (2002), A. S. Sauhats, P. Šipkovs (2003), E. Tomsons, J. Dirba, J. Rozenkrons (2004), D. Blumberga, V. Pugačevs (2005), V. Čuvičins, A. Šnīders (2006), G. Šlihta (2007), G. Kaškarova, Ā. Žīgurs (2009), A. Mutule (2010), L. Bisenieks (2011), L. Latkovskis (2012), I. Ranķis (2013), K. Ketners, I. Stuklis (2014), G. Bažbauers, U. Sarma (2015), R. Arājs, A. Laizāns (2016), A. Dolgicevs, O. Krievs (2017), J. Zaķis, A. Šutka (2018), H. Jaunzems, I. Veidenbergs (2019), R. Leveika, S. Vītoliņa (2020).

JSC “Exigen Services Latvia” and Riga Technical University Development Fund

Two annual prizes to remarkable scientists for outstanding achievements or life-long contribution in computer sciences and informatics are granted. Laureates are J. Bārzdiņš, A. Anspoks (1999), J. Osis, M. Treimanis (2000), L. Niceckis, A. Vasiļjevs (2001), I. Kabaškins, A. Brūvelis (2002), J. Bičevskis, E. Karnītis (2003), P. Rivža, A. Virtmanis (2005), I. Ilziņa (2007), A. Kalniņš, S. Skusovs (2015), J. Merkurjevs (Diploma of Recognition, 2015, 2016), P. Rivža (Diploma of Recognition, 2016).

JSC “ITERA Latvija” and Riga Technical University Development Fund

Two annual prizes to remarkable scientists and specialists — practitioners of Latvia for outstanding achievements or life-long contribution in environmental sciences, earth sciences, and geography or for the advancement of significant systems of environmental development are granted. Laureates are G. Andrušaitis, A. Melluma (2001), G. Eberhards, R. Kondratovičs (2002), A. Andrušaitis, M. Kļaviņš (2003), E. Kaufmane, J. Vīksne (2004), V. Jansons, V. Melecis (2005), G. Pētersons, P. Zālītis (2006), O. Āboltiņš, D. Blumberga (2007), O. Nikodemus, I. Veidenbergs (2008), I. Liepa, N. Zeltiņš (2010), U. Sedmalis, D. Zigmunde (2011), P. Šipkovs, S. Strautiņa (2012), L. Legzdiņa, G. Lināre (2013), T. Juhna, A. Ziemeļniece (2014), N. Ņitavska, S. Treija (2015), L. Ikase, U. Īle (2016), L. Kalniņa, S. Rubene (2017), A. Briede, M. Urtāne (2018), I. Lāčauniece, A. Tipāne (2019), L. Lepse, O. Sozinova (2020).

SJSC “Latvijas gāze” and Riga Technical University Development Fund

Two annual prizes to remarkable scientists and practitioners for outstanding series of papers or life achievement in gas and heat technologies, and the related fi elds, and in the sciences of cardiac surgery and cardiology, and organ transplantation. Laureates are R. Lācis, A. Krēsliņš (2002), J. Anšelevičs, E. Dzelzītis (2003), J. Volkolākovs, V. Zēbergs (2004), I. Siliņš, N. Zeltiņš (2005), V. Rudzīte, D. Turlajs (2006), A. Kalvelis, I. Platais (2007), A. Lācis, P. Šipkovs (2008), R. Rozentāls, P. Graudiņš (2009), V. Dzērve-Tāluts, A. Lešinskis (2010), J. Gardovskis (2011), A. Kokins, A. Ješinska, J. Raibarts (2012), O. Kalējs, R. Kolītis, J. Volkolākovs jun. (2013), J. Romanova, G. Freibergs, A. Rudzītis (2014), J. Bažbauers, I. Lubaua, I. Krūmiņa (2015), J. Jušinskis, A. Borodiņecs, A. Maļcevs, J. Tihana (2016), I. Bode, I. Ziediņa (2017), I. Ozolanta, I. Stuklis (2018).

The Rīga City Council and the Rīga Prize Society

Annual “Rīga Prize” for the most significant scientific study in the history, history of culture, history of architecture and art, in ethnography, demography and ethnic relations, geography, ecology, and in other fields related with the development of Rīga.

Laureates are J. Krastiņš, K. Radziņa, A. Celmiņš (supporting prizes — V. Bebre, R. Spirģis) (2002), A. Caune, O. Spārītis un O. Zanders (2003), L. Balodis, J. Stradiņš, M. Zunde (2004), J. Bērziņš, V. Vīķe-Freiberga, A. Holcmanis, J. Vīksne, J. Savickis (2005), V. Apsītis, J. Ekmanis, I. Knēts, V. Jākobsons (2006), Z. Gaile, V. Mihailovskis, I. Ose, J. Stabulnieks, A. Vārpa (2007), E. Grēns, J. Indāns, J. Gombergs, JSC “Sidrabe” (2008), A. Heniņš, A. Kapenieks, I. Ranka (2009), I. Kalviņš, Z. Skujiņš (2010). Dietrich André Loeber was awarded the Honorary Diploma of the Riga Prize (posthumously).

Since 2011 the prize has been awarded jointly by the LAS, Rīga Prize Society and JSC “ITERA Latvija”.

Laureates are M. Barzdeviča, J. Erenštreits, I. Gerčikovs, L. Šēnbergs (2011), L. Ribickis, R. Pauls, A. Taimiņa, Rīga National Zoological Garden (2012). Honorary Diploma of the Rīga Prize was presented to the Institute of Latvian History of the University of Latvia, Academic Library of the University of Latvia, Rīga 1st State Gymnasium (2011), D. Īvāns, E. Hrščenoviča, D. Leimane (2012). The awarding of the prize has been suspended since 2013.

The Rīga City Council

Rīga City Council annual prize for the most significant scientific studies in humanities and natural sciences, related with the development of Rīga. Laureates are A. Šternbergs (2011), T. Jundzis (2012), A. Caune (2013), A. Cimdiņa (2014), R. Kondratovičs (2015), A. Gailītis (2016), G. Gailītis (2017), P. Arsenjans (2018), J. Purāns (2019), G. Krollis, Izabella Krolle, Inguna Krolle, M. M. Irbe (2020).

L`ORÉAL BALTIC”, National Commissions for UNESCO of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia

Beginning with 2005 three grants “For Women in Science” for carrying out scientific research in life sciences and materials sciences were awarded only in Latvia annually. Grantees were R. Muceniece, A. Linē, A. Zajakina (2005), M. Dambrova, O. Starkova, M. Plotniece (2006), L. Grīnberga, B. Jansone, A. Plotniece (2007), I. Aulika, J. Pupure, T. Voronkova (2008), L. Zvejniece, T. Glaskova, K. Siliņa (2009), I. Čakstiņa, E. Pajuste, U. Riekstiņa (2010), L. Ņikitina-Zaķe, M. Dunce, B. Švalbe (2011), D. Loča, I. Smeltere, E. Škapare (2012), Z. Kalniņa, J. Sokolovska, L Širmane (2013), D. Pjanova, A. Aleksejeva, M. Makrecka (2014), L. Beķere, I. Mihailova, A. Hūna (2015), K. Šalma-Ancāne, J. Lugiņina, I. Dimanta (2016). Since 2017 the grants are awarded also to the women scientists from Estonia and Lithuania. Grantees are R. Ranka, E. Heinsalu, U. Neniškytė, J. Ivanova, M. Sokolova (2017), I. Nakurte, K. Kogermann, G. Motuzaite Matuzeviciute Keen, A. Fridrihsone, M. Baitimirova (2018), J. Vecstaudža, L. Dembovska, M. Makrecka-Kūka, J. Skiecevičiene, M. Alksne, K. Parts, T. Sepp (2019), I. Pugajeva, A. Ivdre, I. Bite, R. Budvytyte, D. Dapkute, M. Grossberg, L. Meneses (2020).

SJSC “Latvijas Dzelzceļš” and Riga Technical University Development Fund

Annual award for significant or life-long contribution into transportation systems of the Latvian Railway or research related to the rail sector.

Laureates are V. Junovičs (2007), M. Mezītis, B. Perniķis (2008), J. Račko, S. Mihailovs (2009), T. Lukonens, I. Korago (2010), J. Ceicāns, N. Petuhova (2011), A. Poča, A. Plešaunieks (2012), J. Strods, J. Švabs (2014), J. Luceničs, I. Rezgorina (2015), G. Semjonova, D. Sergejevs (2016).

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