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A hidden gem for German interior decorators: sustainably made, luxury furniture
2021-10-28

A hidden gem for German interior decorators: sustainably made, luxury furniture

Sometimes, hard work pays off in the most unexpected ways. Three years ago, EMKO – a furniture design and manufacturing company based in Lithuania – received a phone call from Germany with a very unusual request: a customer was trying to order a table she saw in a tour of the home of supermodel Claudia Schiffer.

Lithuanian lasers: reliable ammunition in the fight against COVID-19 and hackers
2021-10-28

Lithuanian lasers: reliable ammunition in the fight against COVID-19 and hackers

We live in precarious times, when danger often can`t be seen with the naked eye. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is one of today’s greatest threats, but another challenge awaits us soon – in a few years, so-called ‘quantum hackers’[1] could become one of the internet’s biggest security threats. Fortunately, there is a solution – using lasers to protect our data. Lasers could help to overcome a range of digital threats, and can be implemented in compact devices within the network infrastructure. A breakthrough in this and many other areas has become possible due to long-term cooperation between Lithuanian company Integrated Optics and its German partners. 

World Expo 2020 exhibition – special attention to Lithuania’s global business potential
2021-10-22

World Expo 2020 exhibition – special attention to Lithuania’s global business potential

In the international exhibition Expo 2020 Lithuania presents itself this year through the prism of sustainability and, based on Lithuania’s strategy of positioning abroad “Co-Create”, invites the countries of the world together to build a sustainable future. The Lithuanian and United Arab Emirates business forum, which is attended by almost 50 leading Lithuanian companies and business representatives, became the focus of the Lithuanian national day exhibition. During the visit, business meetings will be held to discuss bilateral trade and investment opportunities.

The robot revolution transforming sheet metal bending – and tackling a European skills crisis
2021-10-21

The robot revolution transforming sheet metal bending – and tackling a European skills crisis

A Lithuanian-led partnership has created the world‘s first standardised robot cell for bending sheet metal – an innovation that brings enhanced flexibility to manufacturing, and could be the key to overcoming a key skills shortage in the sheet metal industry in Germany and across Europe.

EuropaBio chooses Vilnius for Europe's largest biotechnology forum next year
2021-10-11

EuropaBio chooses Vilnius for Europe's largest biotechnology forum next year

EFIB, the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy, which travels to Europe’s major cities every year, will take place for the 15th time in October next year in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. This was announced by the organiser EuropaBio, the European Association of Biotechnology Industries, at an event in Vienna.

 

A New Platform “Funding Guide” Has Been Launched - All Funding Opportunities For Startups In One Place
2021-10-07

A New Platform “Funding Guide” Has Been Launched - All Funding Opportunities For Startups In One Place

While business financing opportunities are quite abundant at present, the lack of funding for the development of innovative business is one of the main issues for startups worldwide, including Lithuania. In order to provide assistance in finding financing opportunities and all required information on financing, Startup Lithuania has developed a Funding Guide, an interactive platform that helps developers of innovative businesses to find suitable fundraising opportunities.

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Lithuanian brands: Why does Lithuania need one?

Lithuanian brands: Why does Lithuania need one?

In the first episode of Lithuanian Brands: Best Practice the marketing expert from the United Kingdom dr. Darren Coleman talks to the representative of Lithuanian Government about the strategy for presenting Lithuania abroad and how it was developed.

Cargo stream with French partners and investors start operations in port of Northern France

Cargo stream with French partners and investors start operations in port of Northern France

Cargo stream, a Lithuanian company that has established and developed a digital logistics management system, is expanding in Europe – a joint venture with French investors is being set up in Dunkirk, France. Such a strategic move will allow this company to combine freight forwarders, carriers, and freight customers with the port and maritime lines.

The conversation with an old acquaintance has given rise to the international project of global significance

The conversation with an old acquaintance has given rise to the international project of global significance

Ingrida Olendraitė, a doctoral student at Cambridge University, an alumnus of Vilnius University, had little expectations that her meeting with an old acquaintance during Life Sciences Baltics will evolve to an international project together with the greatest minds in the field of virus research.

Lithuanian scientists aim to be at the forefront of the new breakthrough in medicine

Lithuanian scientists aim to be at the forefront of the new breakthrough in medicine

Lithuania has more than enough potential to become one of the leaders in the biotechnology field. This is the conviction of Agnė Vaitkevičienė, the head and the co-founder of the first and so far the only producer of individualised advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) in the Baltic countries. According to her, medicines developed according to the needs of each patient are the future of medicine, to which Lithuania also contributes.

Business has more than one Everest

Business has more than one Everest

Origins of Lithuanian kids wear brand Mummymoon should be traced in Norwegian fjords, Vėjūnė Unikauskienė, Director of Trinity time UAB, company that owns this brand, joked.

Lithuanian experience of private medicine for Irish patients

Lithuanian experience of private medicine for Irish patients

The Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Centre operating in the capital of Lithuania for 22 years by now and boasting the good reputation is consistently assuring quality and improving it, it is an ongoing journey on the way of unconventional thinking, different approach, improvement of actions by creating the best value added for customers.

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