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SPH Engineering and the University of Latvia (LU) have signed the agreement of collaboration

09.11.2022

SPH Engineering and the University of Latvia (LU) have signed the agreement, which provides students with opportunities to experience in practice the latest technological development of geophysical sensors equipped with UAV.

Based on this partnership, LU students will be granted access to the test Range by SPH Engineering for geophysical sensors in Baloži, as well as a fully equipped workshop at SPH Engineering premises. They will get a chance to touch the latest technological developments in drones, geophysical sensors, and software - both from the world market leader in airborne geophysics SPH Engineering, and other manufacturers.

It will help develop their skills and provide them with an experience they would not get anywhere else. In addition, the SPH Engineering team will provide technical support for scientific research carried out at LU with technologies developed by the company.

“I'm thrilled with how well the collaboration has worked out! Students will have access to a unique Test Range, with the option to use the latest drone technologies to conduct research projects. Furthermore - the scientific research staff of LU will be supported by engineers from SPH Engineering. who will share their knowledge and professional experience with them.” Janis Karuss Dr. Geol Sc. at LU · Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences.

SPH Engineering CTO Alexey Dobrovolskiy emphasizes the importance of business and academics' close collaboration.

"We believe that technology, innovation, and education are key to solving global challenges. Therefore we are very happy that LU supports us in promoting these values. It is not only an investment in each student's professional growth but a way to contribute to Latvia's competitiveness in an international community of engineering and science. This also includes the future development of local manufacturing and service industries. Our company is ready to provide support and expertise in the development of new technologies required by the University," Alexey Dobrovolskiy comments.

 

About SPH Engineering

SPH Engineering is a global provider of UAV software solutions, integration services, consulting, and custom development to expand drone applications. Its innovations support UAVs of different manufacturers and advanced drone technologies for surveying, data collection, and entertainment. Founded in 2013 in Latvia (EU), the company has a global customer and partner network in 150+ countries.

 

About LU

The University of Latvia (LU) is Latvia's national and most influential university, with 13 faculties in 7 branches and 17 scientific institutes. According to the total number of students, it is also the country's largest university, where the residents of Latvia and other countries can obtain various degrees of higher education. Natural sciences, humanities, medicine, social sciences, and technical sciences research are all conducted at the LU modern center for academic and professional studies. The University of Latvia plays a significant role in the development of the entire education system and decision-making in the state administration.

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