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Strategic partners: why Germany’s defence sector is increasingly turning to Lithuania for innovation
2021-10-05

Strategic partners: why Germany’s defence sector is increasingly turning to Lithuania for innovation

At a time of global political uncertainty, the defence industry is among the fastest-growing sectors in Europe and around the world. As the sophistication of military and defence technologies has increased, defence spending has moved up government policy agendas, leading to increased investment in R&D. With world-leading expertise in technologies from lasers to navigation systems, Lithuania’s defence contractors are attracting interest from around the globe – and are now among the most sought-after partners to some of the biggest names in Germany’s defence industry.

Registration for targeted business consultations for EUR 1 400 000 has been launched
2021-10-03

Registration for targeted business consultations for EUR 1 400 000 has been launched

The entrepreneurship and export development agency “Versli Lietuva” invites representatives of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to receive targeted business consultations free of charge on legal, financial, business strategy, sales and marketing topics. Businesses will be advised by external business consultants. The total amount foreseen for consultations is EUR 1 400 000, and it is planned that by the end of this year more than 350 businesses will make use of consultations and strengthen their business competences.

 

Lithuania at world exhibition EXPO 2020 in Dubai: open for co-creation
2021-10-01

Lithuania at world exhibition EXPO 2020 in Dubai: open for co-creation

Opening its doors to in-person visitors on 1 October 2021 for six months in Dubai, Expo 2020 is hoped to become the largest and most awaited international event this year and next. The concept of Lithuania’s pavilion builds on country’s positioning concept Open for Co-creation outlined in the Strategy for presenting Lithuania abroad, showcasing Lithuania as a modern and co-creative country with plentiful economic potential and creative capacities for global solutions that are set to change lives in and beyond Lithuania.

Deepening cooperation between Lithuania and Germany in the field of laser technology: Lithuanians planning expansion in the German market
2021-09-29

Deepening cooperation between Lithuania and Germany in the field of laser technology: Lithuanians planning expansion in the German market

The multi-year cooperation between Lithuania’s laser sector and German scientific institutions and industry may be entering a new phase. Femtika, one of Lithuania’s fastest-growing laser sector companies, has announced plans to open its first international division in Germany. Ekspla, one Lithuania’s largest laser solutions companies, also looks to strengthen its presence in the German market.

La Lituanie, terre d'innovations et acteur de premier plan de l'industrie high-tech
2021-09-21

La Lituanie, terre d'innovations et acteur de premier plan de l'industrie high-tech

La Lituanie est l’un des pays leaders dans de nombreux sous-secteurs technologiques : selon les classements de Findexable, elle est notamment l’un des principaux acteurs du secteur des fintechs dans l’UE (la plateforme « Vinted » est devenu la star de vente sur l’internet du pays). La Lituanie a également des résultats étonnants dans le secteur des lasers : 90 sur 100 des meilleures universités dans le monde utilisent des lasers fabriqués en Lituanie. Par ailleurs, Forbes a classé la Lituanie au 15ème e rang de son classement mondial annuel des “meilleurs pays pour les affaires”.

Baltic Miltech Summit to Showcase World-Leading Exports from Lithuania’s Defence and Technology Sectors
2021-09-21

Baltic Miltech Summit to Showcase World-Leading Exports from Lithuania’s Defence and Technology Sectors

The Baltic Miltech Summit 2021, held on 6-7 October in Vilnius, Lithuania, is set to showcase Lithuania’s cutting-edge defence and technology sectors – providing partners from across Germany’s defence sector with an opportunity to widen their reach and connect with innovators in the region.

Foreign experts: Baltic countries need to decide how to keep fighting the COVID-19 virus
2021-09-14

Foreign experts: Baltic countries need to decide how to keep fighting the COVID-19 virus

Around the world, perhaps all countries have chosen different paths to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Some have closed their borders to arrivals and restricted internal movement, others have skipped stringent measures, while others have rushed to vaccinate their full populations at the first opportunity. This year, pandemic management practices in different countries will be among the key topics of the international forum Life Sciences Baltics.

Elinta Charge – where German quality meets Lithuanian craftsmanship
2021-09-08

Elinta Charge – where German quality meets Lithuanian craftsmanship

German industry has partnered with Lithuania for decades. But recently their collaboration has deepened.

Over the last years, German companies, notably Continental, Hella, Rehau and Schmitz Cargobull, have established a significant presence in Lithuania. . One of the most recent stories of German-Lithuania cooperation is demonstrated by Elinta Charge. This Lithuanian company is on a mission to unleash e-mobility by designing award-winning smart AC chargers for electric vehicles (EVs).

How Lithuania got its first unicorn while boosting sustainability in Germany
2021-09-08

How Lithuania got its first unicorn while boosting sustainability in Germany

According to Quantilope, 49% of Germans bought gifts online for Christmas 2020. Meanwhile, data from Statista shows that 64% of these purchases were made using a smartphone or a tablet. Based on these findings, it is clear that the e-commerce market in Germany is now of paramount importance.

How Lithuanian and German scientists are making research more accessible
2021-09-08

How Lithuanian and German scientists are making research more accessible

Scientists are currently working to improve microfluidic technology. Their aims are to make it cheaper and more accessible for researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, and doctors diagnosing complex diseases.

Lithuania: the future hub of life sciences?
2021-09-08

Lithuania: the future hub of life sciences?

The Covid-19 pandemic has turbo-charged the biotechnology sector. What is particularly fascinating is that the development of this sector will not only affect how we treat viruses but also how other diseases such as cancer are tackled. Several Lithuanian companies, notably CasZyme or Droplet Genomics, are ready to step in and help advance global healthcare, while making the country a life sciences hub.

DANCER Bus - proof that cooperation between Germany and Lithuania works
2021-09-08

DANCER Bus - proof that cooperation between Germany and Lithuania works

Collaboration between Lithuania and Germany is at unparalleled levels. During last three decades, German companies – such as Continenal, Hella, Rehau or Schmitz Cargobull (amongst many others) – have opened manufacturing facilities in Lithuania.

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