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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 ...

2018 06 25
Gleb Maltsev: pitch your innovation without actually saying ‘innovation’

What are best practices and secrets of effective participation in various international business events and matchmaking sessions? On June 7th, Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) together with Lithuanian Innovation Center (LIC) in the framework of InoLink project invited effective communication expert from Estonia Gleb ...

2018 05 11
The first accelerator program in Israel of Lithuanians startups began very active

Currently,the first accelerator program in Israel is being conducted by the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA). It involves 6 Lithuanian starters – “BalticPromo“, “Biome“, “Gasefis“, “Innospark“, “Parking Industries“ and “Visela“.

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2018 04 09
Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) will be presented in Lithuania

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking ( BBI JU) will be presented in Vilnius, Lithuania on 19th of April. The info day is organized by the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA). This event will bring together potential participants interested in the BBI JU 2018 Call for proposals.  

2018 04 05
Let’s bring Baltic partnership to the next level: BALTIC CLUSTER FORUM 2018

Changing global economic environment encourages smaller regions to look for new opportunities in collaboration rather than competition. Across EU, clusters have proven that their nature and model of partnership can bring such benefits as open innovation, new jobs and stable growth. Internationalization and cross-sectoral cooperation are key policy ...

2018 03 27
For Lithuanian FinTech startups – a straight road to Singapore

Lithuanian FinTech startups have a chance to innovate, improve its business idea and get inspiration in Singapore. The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology Agency (MITA) together with the Ministry of Economy presents a new acceleration programme in Singapore, which will be organized on May 2 nd – June 3 rd , 2018. This programme is open for Lithuanian ...

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2018 03 22
Israel opens the gates for Lithuanian startups

Lithuanian innovative enterprises have a unique possibility to gain experience in the startup nation Israel. The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology Agency (MITA) together with partners from Israel launches an acceleration program for Lithuanian startups. The purpose of this program is to promote the growth of companies, foster the development of new services and technologies, ...

2018 02 27
Horizon 2020 SME Instrument – elements of our formula of success

How many participants of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument are in Lithuania? What are the elements of the formula of participation success? We searched for answers to these and other questions together with the clientele of the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), or more precisely with true like-minded people who managed to find their own formula of ...

2018 02 27
Medical innovations enter the market

Utter a longer vowel ‘a’ as well as the sentence ‘the north wind and the sun were arguing one day which one of them was stronger’ into your phone and the mobile app Voice Screen will assess potential voice issues and help diagnose disease early on. Developed by scientists from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU), the product is the first of its kind. Meanwhile, a non-invasive ...

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