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  • Christian Thaler-Wolski: “Lithuania has 3 years to catch up with startup ecosystems in London or Berlin”

    “A few of the 15 Lithuanian startups I have mentored have a really good prospect of raising funding from international investors,” – says Christian Thaler-Wolski, investor and mentor. Last week he came to Vilnius from Germany to teach Lithuanian startups what topics should be covered when talking to investors and how to prepare your best 1 on 1 pitch. Christian had an intense time with 15 startups who were selected for the training of Startup Lithuania Roadshow 2014. Earlier this year Christian described Lithuanian startups as hungry and resourceful founders with entrepreneurship in their DNA looking to leave a footprint. After this visit to Lithuania he has even more words to say about local ecosystem.

    2014-07-29
  • Nobel Prize winner Kary B. Mullis the revolutionist of molecular biology and genetic research comes to Lithuania

    Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist Kary Banks Mullis is going to deliver a lecture at the first plenary session of the second international Life Sciences Baltics 2014 forum to be held on September 10-12 in Vilnius. Kary B. Mullis, who will be one of the most honourable lecturers at the forum, was awarded the Nobel Prize for developing a way to copy and replicate a strand of DNA, a method which is now widely used in almost every laboratory in the world.  

    2014-07-28Enterprise Lithuania
  • Life Sciences Baltics 2014 forum will bring together the sector’s business and science leaders

    The second international Life Sciences Baltics 2014 forum to be held in Vilnius on September 10-12 will be aimed at enhancing an international cooperation between business and science in the higher value-added life sciences sector. At this forum, the world-famous representatives of the sector’s academic institutions and business enterprises will share their ideas about regenerative medicine, clinical studies, commercialisation as well as investment attraction. At the forum insights and experience in the field will be shared by representatives of Pfizer, General Electric Healthcare Sciences, the Japanese Science and Technology Agency, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), Israel’s Weizmann Institute, and other institutions and companies of this viable sector.    

    2014-07-15Enterprise Lithuania
  • Lithuanian life science achievements are highly valued in Israel

    Lithuanian public agency “Enterprise Lithuania” together with Lithuanian companies and universities for the third continuous year takes part in one of the world's largest life science exhibitions “MIXiii- BIOMED 2014” which is taking place in Tel Aviv on May 20-22. Among the global leaders, Lithuanian companies „Biotechpharma“, „Biomapas“, „Bioseka“, „Altechna“ and the representatives from Vilnius and Mykolas Riomeris universities are presenting their achievements and products in the national stand.

    2014-05-22Enterprise Lithuania
  • The 15th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication – in Lithuania

    Laser technologies are one of those high-tech fields where Lithuania scores the advantage throughout the world. Therefore, the 15th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication LPM 2014 will take place in Vilnius on June 17-20, 2014, since every year it is held in the leading country in laser industry.

    2014-05-16Enterprise Lithuania
  • The sixth World Lithuanian Economic Forum (WLEF) 2014

    The sixth World Lithuanian Economic Forum this year will be held on July 7, in Vilnius. The event that gathers business leaders, entrepreneurs, creators and successfull personalities of Lithuanian origin this time will focus on two main topics – business and economy as well as education policy.

    2014-05-05Enterprise Lithuania
  • The second Meeting of World Lithuanian Youth 2014

    Meeting of World Lithuanian Youth 2014 is targeted at young individuals with its programme covering subjects within the areas of business, politics, science and culture. A couple of dozen of spaces hosting keynote speeches, discussions, career and contact fairs, live concerts, workshops, sports tournaments and other activities will be open during the four-day event.

    2014-05-05Enterprise Lithuania
  • Lithuania – a leader of decade GDP growth

    The Economist announced, that Lituania is the leader of decade GDP growth out of all new member states that joined EU on its largest expansion in 2004. They have indicated four  clear winners in the prosperity league. Two Baltic countries, Lithuania and Latvia, together with Poland and Slovakia, have made gains of over 40% in GDP per person. The advances in the Baltic economies (including Estonia’s 30% gain) are particularly notable since all three experienced savage downturns in 2009, after the financial crisis.

    2014-05-05Enterprise Lithuania
  • LOGIN Startup Fair: investors and startups held over 200 meetings in two days

    The two-day event LOGIN Startup Fair powered by Enterprise Lithuania and Startup Lithuania ended with an award ceremony of LOGIN Startup Pitch Challenge winners on Friday evening. During the event, a total of 30 startups went on the scene to present their business ideas before an international jury of the representatives of VC's, startup accelerators and the media. Six startups made it to the final.

    2014-04-14
  • 2013: a breakthrough year for startups

    For the first time in the history of Lithuania, the IT startups that had the most impact on the country's image, economy and development of technologies in 2013 were awarded last week. Based on a survey of startups conducted by Enterprise Lithuania at the beginning of the year, the advisory board of the Startup Lithuania community selected winners in eight categories. Only companies that were established in the past three years and that have existing products or prototypes thereof were assessed.

    2014-02-11
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