IOS is an independent public research institute performing research in organic and medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, bioanalytics and biophysics. 

We have more than 60 years of experience in drug design and technology development. IOS delivered 18 original and more than 70 generic medicines to our industrial partners. 

IOS is one of the leading research institutions in Latvia and the biggest beneficiary in Latvia from the FP and H2020 program

IOS is the workplace for 236 employees, including 189 PhD and MSc

Our strengths

  • teams of experienced organic chemists capable to solve challenging synthetic tasks
  • strong analytical chemistry support and experience in the application of advanced structure assignment methods (multidimensional NMR, X-ray analysis etc.)
  • wide range of established in vivoex vivo and in vitro pharmacology assays
  • efficient teamwork with pharmacologists, molecular modelling professionals and other experts for a higher success rate