Partner search

Finding suitable partners is one of the first and most crucial steps in project development. Even though JTS cannot select partners for the potential applicants, we will try to assist you as much as we can. If you have a specific field where you are looking for a partner organization, and you know the exact topic and geographic area, you are welcome to contact us.

You can also search for partners through intermediaries like the local governments and planning regions or different umbrella organizations:

Unions of Municipality Governments of Estonia

Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments
Vidzeme Planning Region
Riga Planning Region
Kurzeme Planning Region

Network of Estonian Non-profit Organizations
Civic Alliance – Latvia (NGO umbrella association)


Organizations of entrepreneurs:

Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Association of Small and Medium Enterprises
Estonian Employers’ Confederation
County Development Centres

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Association of Small and Medium Enterprises
Investment and Development Agency of Latvia
Employers’ Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)

Associations by sectors:

Estonian Professional Associations
Federation of Estonian Chemical Industries
Estonian Association of Power Industry
Wind Technology Association
Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications
Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry
Estonian Forest and Wood Industries Association
Estonian Food Industry Association
Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce
Commercial Associaton Estonian Organic

Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry
Latvian Association of Power Engineers and Energy Constructors
Latvian Electrical Engineering and Electronics Industry Association
Latvian Association of Mechanical Engineering and Metal Working Industries
The Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LITKA)
Latvian Forest Industry Federation
Latvian Federation of Food Companies
Association of Latvian Organic Agriculture


Regional tourism organizations
Estonian Rural Tourism

Riga Tourism Development Bureau Foundation
Vidzeme Tourism Association
Kurzeme Tourism Association
Latvian Rural Tourism Association „Lauku Ceļotājs”
Association of Latvian Travel Agents and Operators


Environmental Board
State Forest Management Centre
Estonian Fund for Nature
Environmental education database

State Environmental Service of Republic of Latvia
State Forest Service
Latvian Fund for Nature
Nature Conservation Agency


Priority 2
Water management

Under the specific objective 2.2. the programme aims at increasing cooperation intensity between institutions that are involved in the management of common water bodies and coastal areas i.e. Gauja/Koiva river basin, Salaca/Salatsi river basin, marine and coastal areas of the programme territory. Thus, the programme supports only those projects that involve in their partnership at least one Estonian and one Latvian institution listed below:

Estonian institutions:

Environmental Board of Hiiu-Lääne-Saare region
Environmental Board of Põlva, Valga, Võru region
Hiiu County Government
Lääne County Government
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Ministry of the Environment
MTÜ Eesti Väikesadamate Arenduskeskus (Estonian Small Harbours’ Development Centre NGO)
MTÜ Liivi Lahe Kalanduskogu (Association of Fisheries of Gulf of Liivi)
Pärnu County Government
Police and Border Guard Board
Saare County Government

Latvian institutions:

Association of Latvia’s Coastal Local Authorities (member of LALRG)
Kurzeme Planning Region
Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre Administrative department
Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology Administration
Maritime Administration of Latvia Maritime Safety Department
Ministry of Agriculture – field of fishery
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Riga Planning Region
State Border Guard
State Environmental Service
Vidzeme Planning Region, Municipality (-ies) or organizations founded by municipalities from Gauja-Koiva river basin
Vidzeme Planning Region or Riga Planning Region, or municipality/municipalities from Salaca/Salatsi river basin, or organisations founded by municipality/municipalities from Salaca/Salatsi river basin


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