Daugavpils has 6 higher schools and universities and 7 professional schools and 3 colleges. The ICT education is provided by 7 schools.
Daugavpils offers eco-friendly public transport
(tram /electric scooters/ electric
several rural markets with organic
various eco-friendly cafes and bars;
fast and environmentally neutral
railway connection with Riga
Several support instruments are provided by the municipality - Tax relief up to 50%; Co-financing up to 70% of water connection costs; Developed municipal infrastructure; Grant programm "Impulss" support up to 7000 €
Daugavpils creates and develops industrial zones:
Križi Industrial Area, Čerepova Industrial Zone,
Gajoka Industrial Zone, Northern Industrial Zone,
Warehouse Zone Fortress, ALTOP (Industrial Park
of Smart technologies and Science) in Lociki.
Free space in Industrial zones ~190 ha
164 ICT companies in 2021 to 142 ICT companies in 2019 (the turnover of the
142 companies in 2019 made almost 15% of total service sector).
Several well-established companies based their branches in Daugavpils, for
example, TestDevLab Daugavpils – software testing for major platforms and
devices, solutions used by 1.5 billion people every day.
Latvia provides an excellent environment for green energy projects.
Daugavpils has the potential to expand this sector, equipped with skilled
labour, long-standing experience, and the necessary resources.
Many enterprises from different sectors (Manufacturing and service sector
as well) are constantly working on improvement of energy efficiency and
the implementation of green technologies.
Businesses may use the benefits of Latgale
Special Economic Zone - up to 80% relief of
company income tax investing in new products
and technologies including labour costs
investments, such as 2 years employees’
In addition, Daugavpils City Council assigns
discounts for real estate tax, implements
municipal grants, offers municipal premises for
lease, develops industrial sites.
Daugavpils manufacturers supply OEM companies worldwide in following
branches: electronics, electrical and optical equipment, manufacture of
fabricated metal products, equipment and machinery, agricultural
equipment, ICT, wearing, apparel and accessories, electric cables and cable
connections, manufacture and repair of rolling stock.