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  • The SPRINGBOARD summer school brings together both young and experienced scientists

    The summer school - training seminar to improve early-stage researchers’ knowledge in the field of antimicrobials and practical experience in presenting skills was organized by the SPRINGBOARD project on August 23-25, 2022. The summer school was devoted to the major milestones in the design and development of novel antimicrobials.

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  • Participation in the Job Shadow Day 2022

    SPRINGBOARD project leader prof. Raivis Žalubovskis welcomed three motivated and talented students and spent all day with them to give them an insight into his work.

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  • SPRINGBOARD Newsletter is released

    About all project activities so far read in the first SPRINGBOARD Newsletter.

    Read: SPRINGBOARD Newsletter No1, February 2022

  • First meeting with project partners

    We are thrilled about meeting with our project partners - professors Fredrik Björkling (University of Copenhagen) and Paul Cos (University of Antwerp). It is the first face to face meeting since the beginning of the SPRINGBOARD project in 2020.

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  • The Research secondment programme is launched

    After Covid restrictions, we are excited to start our research secondment programme. The first secondment to University of Copenhagen has been implemented by prof. Raivis Žalubovskis.

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  • The training seminar on the trends in the discovery of antibiotics

    Within the SPRINGBOARD project on September 15, 2021, the Virtual training seminar “Discovery of antibiotics” for early-stage researchers was organized. The training seminar focused on information regarding the current state in the field of the discovery of antibiotics.

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  • Virtual training seminar “Discovery of antibiotics”

    15th September, 2021. The virtual training seminar “Discovery of antibiotics” will be held on the spot in Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis and via GoToMeeting. Registration will be open until 8th September 2021.

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  • Management Committee Meeting

    14th September 2021. The SPRINGBOARD Management Committee Meeting will take place in Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis and online via GoToMeeting.

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  • The training seminar improves early-stage researchers’ soft skills

    Within the SPRINGBOARD project on May 11-12, 2021 the Transferable Skills training seminar for early-stage researchers was organized. The training focused on science communication, the general aspects of intellectual property rights and the development of skills necessary for the preparation of competitive proposals for the Horizon Europe program.

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  • SPRINGBOARD at European Researchers’ Night

    On April 30, 2021 prof. Raivis Žalubovskis, the project's SPRINGBOARD coordinator gave a lecture 'Fight against bad bacteria' at the European Researchers’ Night . This is an annual event promoted by the European Commission to bring researchers and science closer to the public and stimulate interest in the researcher career.

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  • Training Seminar on Transferable Skills

    On May 11-12, 2021 the virtual training seminar for early stage researchers will be held. The agenda of the training is elaborated in the close collaboration with University of Antwerp. The training is be focused on the general aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and the development of skills necessary for the preparation of competitive proposals for Horizon Europe programme.

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  • Scientific seminar “Topicalities in antibacterial drug design”

    29 September 2020. The seminar will be held in Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis and via GoToMeeting. Registration will be open until 23 September 2020

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  • SPRINGBOARD kick-off meeting

    The kick-off meeting of SPRINGBOARD will take place on 28 September 2020. The meeting will be held in Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis and via GoToMeeting.

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