The Chinese financial technology startup PanPay has arrived to Lithuania under the Startup Visa programme
The Startup Visa programme initiated in Lithuania nearly a year ago to attract foreign talents to Lithuania has gained momentum. The geography of young entrepreneurs aspiring to set up innovative startups in Lithuania stretches from China to the United States of America, and their business ideas are as good as prominent global business models. Lithuania is a state offering exceptionally favorable conditions for financial technology startups.
Bridging the gap of the life sciences in the Baltics and Northern Europe
Enterprise Lithuania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ScanBalt, leading accelerator for regional cooperation in health and bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea region, to strengthen the cooperation between the Baltic and Nordic countries. The focus of the partnership is the information exchange about life sciences sector in the region as well as the promotion of Life Sciences Baltics, the largest event dedicated to the life sciences in the Baltic region.
Klaipėda FEZ is partnering Hacker Games hackathon to build solutions for its companies
Klaipėda Free economic zone (FEZ), the oldest and largest of the kind in Lithuania, has partnered with Hacker Games, the main hackathon series in the country, for the next event that will take place on 22-24 of September in Klaipėda. A 1000 EUR cash prize for the best FEZ-related product has been established on top of mentorship and data provided by Klaipėda FEZ and its companies.
Article by Lithuanian scientists in the most prestigious magazine „Science“
One of the most prestigious magazines „Science“ published an article „A cyclic oligonucleotide signaling pathway in Type III CRISPR-Cas systems“ by Lithuanian scientists Miglė Kazlauskienė, Georgij Kostiuk, Česlovas Venclovas, Gintautas Tamulaitis ir Virginijus Šikšnys from Vilnius University Life Science Center Institute of Biotechnology.
Hacker Games: Vilnius. 48 hours, 24 projects and the best 4 announced!
June 16-18th were the dates of the 8th Hacker Games: Vilnius. It hosted around 150 attendees at VGTU "LinkMenų Fabrikas". After 48 hours of non-stop working 24 projects were pitched of which 4 took their prizes back home. Please, meet the winners of 8th Hacker Games.
Memorandum of Understanding with German partners brings Life Sciences Baltic to the new level
Enterprise Lithuania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Berlin Partner for Technologies.
Purchases by Klaipėda FEZ companies exceeded EUR 200 million in Lithuania
In 2016, investors operating in Klaipėda Free Economic Zone (FEZ) purchased goods and services for EUR 200,5 million from Lithuanian suppliers, 1,9% more than a year ago. Last year was the first time when purchases by FEZ companies in Lithuania exceeded EUR 200 million.
Best of Lithuanian home design solutions at INTERIOR LIFESTYLE TOKYO 2017
Lithuanian products have a very special, even intimate, relationship with Japanese customers and consumers. From linen tablecloths and other interior design elements to furniture or lasers – our products enjoy recognition and respect in Japan. Combination of innovative mindset, high quality and natural materials granted Japanese trust towards products manufactured in a far-away country of amber, deep forests and ambitious people.
Brexit: Potential Threats and opportunities for Lithuanian exporters
Triggering Article 50 on 29 March 2017 officially started the Brexit negotiations: UK about to officially leave the EU in March 2019. In the short-run little clarity expected for business and policy makers.
Lithuania is spreading the message about an ambition to take the leading role in life sciences
Today Lithuania‘s potential and opportunities for partnership and growth were presented in Germany at BIONNALE, which is the largest networking event for life sciences and healthcare industries in the German capital region.
Lithuania presents life science and business potential in „Kowledge for Growth“, Belgium
Lithuanian life sciences delegation is continuing its intensive meeting and sector promotion trip across Europe and on May 18 R. Andziukeviciute – Buze, Vice-minister Economy, and other members of the delegation joined the policy makers and businessmen from numerous countries at „Knowledge for Growth“ conference in Belgium.
OpenGovIntelligence Showcase: The Lithuanian Pilot
The OpenGovIntelligence Project is running six pilot projects on different aspects of improving public services with multidimensional statistical data. This is the fourth of a series of interviews with partners involved in each pilot; aimed at showcasing the vision of the pilot and its focus audiences. Here I speak with Ramūnas Čižas, who works with Enterprise Lithuania about the vision of the Lithuanian pilot, a collaborative project with technical partners NUI Galway.