Juris Vanags graduated from the University of Latvia as an engineer of physics (1983) and got a Ph.D. in Bioengineering in 1993.
Mr. Juris Vanags is chairman of board and owner of Biotehniskais centrs AS. The main activities of his company is the development and manufacturing of bioreactors and process control systems for the application in biotechnology industry and research oriented projects. These projects are innovative and the development of projects are realized not only in domestic, but also in export markets. The development is connected with industrial research to hold level of innovations.
Mr. Vanags is also a chairman of the board of Latvian Biotechnology Association and associate professor at Riga Technical University (bioprocess engineering).