Analysis of characteristics of medical sapropel and its usage for medical purposes and elaboration of industrial extraction methods

Project Details


Study of the medicinal properties of sapropel obtained in Latvia to promote its scientifically-based use in balneology, ensuring development of new medical procedures and services, and promoting development of new and exportable products.
Effective start/end date1/04/1730/03/20


  • European Regional Development Fund: €416,683.97
  • Latvia State Budget funding: €36,766.23
  • Riga Stradins University: €36,766.24

Smart Specialization Area

  • Biomedicine, medical technologies and biotechnology


  • balneology
  • sapropel
  • cosmetology
  • medicine
  • therapeutic mud

Field of Science

  • 1.6 Biological sciences
  • 3.4 Medical biotechnology
  • 3.3 Health sciences