Institute of Microbiology and Virology

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    Rātsupītes iela, 5

    LV-1067 Rīga


Organization profile

Performs scientific activity in the fields of microbiology, virology and biotechnology. MVI manages and implements theoretical and practical research projects at national, international and also university’s level and provides services to public and private contractors in fulfilling market-oriented orders, specialised expert examinations, etc. MVI is the only Latvian member of the International Institute of Anticancer Research. The staff of the institute lists members of such international organisations as: American Society for Microbiology, International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, European Society for Virology, etc.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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