Director of Institute of Energy Systems and Environment, Riga Technical University
Having founded engineering consulting company Ekodoma in 1991, she started gaining experience in business.It was hard time and hard business that brought the understanding about success being possible only in knowledge based entrepreneurship with integration of innovations in state, municipal, enterprise and personal everyday life. Today she is completely involved in applied research in VASSI and is using creativeness obtained in consulting business. She has earned a Sc.D in Energy Engineering. The main research areas are energy policy, renewable energy resources and energy efficiency. The last 15 years Dagnija has spent working on integration of environmental problems in engineering science by creation of Environmental Engineering bachelor, master and PhD study programmes in Riga Technical University. She is an inventor of patents, author of 267 research papers and 15 scientific monographies. Dagnija has also participated in various local and international projects FP5, FP6, FP7 and HORIZON 2020 related to energy and environment.
16.00-17.00 | Panel discussion | Creating businesses as part of our wellbeing