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2019 02 12
The EIT Awareness Day in Vilnius: Save the Date

The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)  are organising an EIT Awareness Day in Vilnius, with the aim to raise awareness of the EIT Community, its activities and, in particular, of cooperation opportunities among relevant national stakeholders. At this conference, the EIT Community will provide an...

2019 02 11
FinTech Companies are invited to participate in LBChain project Phase II

Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and technology (MITA) encourages FinTech companies to participate in the second stage of the LBChain project, announced by the Bank of Lithuania. FinTech companies seeking to develop or test a blockchain-based product together with leading experts are invited to apply for participation by 15 February.

2019 02 08
Lithuanian innovations at the biggest international startups festivals Slush

Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) for the 3 rd time in a row announced a call and selected 14 innovative Lithuanian companies to attend Slush-one of the biggest international startups festivals, which took place on December 4-5, 2018 in Finland’s capital Helsinki.

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2019 02 07
„Fast action“ in research and innovation through collaboration

Is the focus on collaboration in research and innovation important or not? This question served as the basis of a workshop hosted by the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) on the 6th February. Ričardas Valančiauskas, the head of RDI Programmes and International Cooperation Department (MITA), opened the workshop. He overviewed current...

2019 02 06
Two Lithuanian events at Oslo Innovation Week 2018

Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Bank of Lithuania, Lithuanian Professionals in Oslo, Vilnius Blockchain Center and ICT Association Infobalt organized two events “A shortcut to well-being via AR-VR+Gaming” and “CryptoSociety: are we ready?” on 26 September in Oslo (Norway) during Oslo Innovation Week 2018.

2019 02 04
Acceleration Program for Lithuanian Fintech Startups in Singapore

Singapore is considered to be one of the richest world economies and the fastest growing region in South-Eat Asia. According to the World Bank's "Doing Business 2018" index, the business environment and economic freedom in Singapore have been ranked second among 190 countries (Lithuania – 16th and 19th place respectively).

2019 01 25
Baltic Cluster Forum 2019 was selected to take part in EU Cluster Weeks

The second conference & matchmaking event the BALTIC CLUSTER FORUM 2019 will be officially included in EU Cluster Weeks schedule and will take place in Lithuania on March 19 th . Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) invites all parties who are interested in creating international partnerships with clusters and companies in the...

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2019 01 25
From Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe: “Evolution, not Revolution”

On the 24 th January 2019, the Director General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission Jean-Eric Paquet visited Lithuania. He attended the roundtable debate with stakeholders responsible for policy-making and financing of research, development and innovation. On the 24 th  January 2019, the Director General for Research and...

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2018 09 06
Lithuanian students start internship at NASA

Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) has announced that 4 students have been selected to participate in the international internship program at NASA Ames Research Center. Students have already left for NASA Ames, located in the USA, California, and on the first days of September started their autumn internship program together with other international students...

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2018 08 30
Lithuanian and Latvian technology scouts shared good practice

On August 23-24th the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) welcomed delegation from the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The purpose of this visit was to share the experience of both countries in the field of technology search services and technology scouting activity. The representatives of MITA have...

2018 08 10
Pharmacological innovation: from goat colostrum to cell therapy

Lithuanian cosmetics have established a good name for themselves in the national market.  Now these organic, natural and effective products developed on the basis of a collaboration between scientists and businesses are making serious advances abroad. Pharmaceutical companies in Lithuania and beyond will undoubtedly be interested in the cell therapy products,...

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2018 06 26
European Innovation Scoreboard 2018 results: Europe must deepen its innovation edge

The Commission's 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard published today shows that the EU's innovation performance continues to improve, but further efforts are needed to ensure Europe's global competitiveness. Every year, the Commission publishes a comparative assessment of the innovation performance of Member States and benchmarks...

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