SAUM representatives attended the second meeting of the members of the project TEMPUS “Foresting knowledge triangle in Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova", which took place on 18 - 23 May 2014, at the University of Latvia. National coordinators presented the first results of the concepts implementation and development, specifications and situations analysis of their countries. At the discussion and the debate on the education integration, research and innovation, has participated the SAUM Rector, academician, the professor Gheorghe Cimpoieş.
During the Elgava city visit, the participants of the projects had the opportunity to meet representatives of the authority, business sector and the higher education institutions from Latvia: the professor of Latvian Agrarian University, the ex-Minister of Education and Science of Latvia, B. Reeves, the mayor, Mr. A.Ravins, the head of the municipal education Council of Elgava, G.Auza and others. A great interest of participants proved to be the meeting with the President of the Association of Chemical Industry, Trade and Commerce of Latvia, I. Kanashka, who shared his experience of cooperation with public enterprises, local authorities and educational institutions.
Visits of two companies, "EVOPIPE" Ltd, specialized in plastic pipes production and AS "AMO PLANT", specialized in buses production, have represented for participants an example of successful implementation of the knowledge triangle.