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2019 04 18
Towards Sustainability: Bio-based Industries, Innovations and Key Partnerships

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is the largest and most ambitious initiative ever launched in the EU to develop competitive and sustainable bio-based industries. Every year, BBI JU announces open call for proposals for specific bio-industry topics through research and innovation activities. This year’s call is the sixth in a...

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2019 04 15
Fostering Cooperation Between Europe and Japan: the Joint Call for Smart Water Management is Open

The European Interest Group Concert-Japan is delighted to announce the opening of its 6th joint call for proposals on the theme of Smart Water Management for Sustainable Society. Proposals from interested researchers are now accepted, starting from Monday, April 15th until Friday, June 14th this year. 

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2019 04 09
Lithuania to host five international innovation events

In 2019, global industry leaders, tech-savvy innovators, fintech experts, and decision makers will gather in Lithuania for five international events. In 2019, Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, will become a platform for some of the largest and the most exciting innovation events in the Baltic Sea region. Five international innovation and technology forums will convene the...

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2019 04 04
The Fifth ‘Lithuanian-Norwegian Forum’19 & Matchmaking“ turns the spotlight on sustainable economy and green solutions

The best examples from Norwegian enterprises, development of green products and technologies, green cities and innovative sustainable projects- these are some of the topics to be discussed at ‘Lithuanian-Norwegian Forum’19 & Matchmaking’ in Vilnius. Norwegian – Lithuanian Business...

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2019 04 03
Lithuanian Innovation Forum INNOVATION DRIFT 2019: how will we change Europe in the next 10 years?

Innovation and technology are more than just popular keywords - they measure success of people, businesses and states, for instance, 2/3 of the growth of the European economy is driven by innovations. Ranked 37 by the Bloomberg Innovation Index, Lithuania has made the greatest progress on the European Innovation Scoreboard...

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2019 03 29
Dr. Anna Sobczak: “Most Prominent Clusters Provide Individualized Support to Their SME’s”

The Baltic Cluster Forum 2019 took place last week in Kaunas and attracted participants from 12 different countries. All of them had opportunity to listen to experts from Lithuania and abroad. This year the keynote speaker was representative from European Commission Dr. Anna Sobczak, who is policy making expert for clusters...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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).

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