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 … Continue reading →Lithuanian scientists aim to be at the forefront of the new breakthrough in medicine

Why Lithuania becomes a meeting place for science, business, education and research

Established in 2008, Santara Valley is now a rapidly expanding area of business intelligence, medical and research institutions where highly qualified employees and scientists create knowledge and products of the highest quality and are able to offer them to their partners all over the world. Annual growth of Lithuania’s life sciences industry reached 25 percent … Continue reading →Why Lithuania becomes a meeting place for science, business, education and research

Bridging the gap of the life sciences in the Baltics and Northern Europe

Enterprise Lithuania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ScanBalt, leading accelerator for regional cooperation in health and bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea region, to strengthen the cooperation between the Baltic and Nordic countries. The focus of the partnership is the information exchange about life sciences sector in the region as well as the promotion … Continue reading →Bridging the gap of the life sciences in the Baltics and Northern Europe

Lithuania and Japan: a close cooperation continues in earnest

More than 50 meetings with prospective partners from Japan, Belgium, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany, Finland, France were held during BioJapan 2017 exhibition and the partnering event for the global biotechnology industry, on October 11-13. “Japan is one of the most important export destinations for Lithuanian life sciences industry. Japanese appreciate our products and achievements in … Continue reading →Lithuania and Japan: a close cooperation continues in earnest

The Lithuanian life sciences sector: the potential is there, but it needs help to grow

Opportunities to export services and products, joint projects with foreign partners, sharing of experience and learning from the leaders in the sector – that is what the path to success should be for the Lithuanian life sciences sector. Two Enterprise Lithuania representatives – Donata Mauricaitė,  Head of Life Sciences Industry and Gytis Morkūnas, Director of Entrepreneurship Department – were convinced of this once again when they attended the BIO International Convention 2017 in San Diego, California. “The aim of our trip was to showcase the Lithuanian life sciences sector, form a positive national economic image, and introduce Lithuanian companies that provide products and services to the life sciences sector (biotechnology, biomedicine, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, laser technologies, etc.) as well as educational institutions that are capable of ...

Article by Lithuanian scientists in the most prestigious magazine „Science“

One of the most prestigious magazines „Science“ published an article „A cyclic oligonucleotide signaling pathway in Type III CRISPR-Cas systems“ by Lithuanian scientists Miglė Kazlauskienė, Georgij Kostiuk, Česlovas Venclovas, Gintautas Tamulaitis ir Virginijus Šikšnys from Vilnius University Life Science Center Institute of Biotechnology. This is the first time for Lithuanian scientists to be recognized by the magazine which is hosting the most advanced and significant scientific ideas in the world. „Science“ publishes on average only 7% of all submissions. The very fact of publication proves once again that Lithuanian scientists are on the verge of the most advanced scientific discoveries of global importance and impact. Prof. V. Šikšnys and the team have been working on CRISPR-Cas systems for a number of years. Type III CRISPR-Cas systems ...

Memorandum of Understanding with German partners brings Life Sciences Baltic to the new level

Enterprise Lithuania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Berlin Partner for Technologies. „This is a new step forward to strengthen cooperation between Lithuania and Germany in life sciences. Our partnerships which is now confirmed by the official signatures opens even more wide opportunities for our scientists and entrepreneurs, accelerates new projects and facilitates impactful results“, says Donata Mauricaite, Life sciences development manager at Enterprise Lithuania. The partnership agreement evolves from the long-standing tradition of exchanging delegations, events, experts. In 2016 Lithuanian Embassy in Germany and President‘s office arranged high-level life science days in Berlin. The focus of the event was to explore specific opportunities where two countries can effectively join forces and collaborate. In 2017 Lithuanian delegation participated at Bionnale 2017, organized by Berlin Partner ...

Lithuania is spreading the message about an ambition to take the leading role in life sciences

Today Lithuania‘s potential and opportunities for partnership and growth were presented in Germany at BIONNALE, which is the largest networking event for life sciences and healthcare industries in the German capital region. BIONNALE 2017 focuses on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical technology. In these areas Lithuanian science and businesses can be a valuable contributor and partner, and … Continue reading →Lithuania is spreading the message about an ambition to take the leading role in life sciences

Lithuania presents life sciences and business potential in „Kowledge for Growth“, Belgium

Lithuanian life sciences delegation is continuing its intensive meeting and sector promotion trip across Europe and on May 18 R. Andziukeviciute – Buze, Vice-minister Economy, and other members of the delegation joined the policy makers and businessmen from numerous countries at „Knowledge for Growth“ conference in Belgium. This high-level networking event attracts decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as investors, universities, topnotch research institutes, policymakers and competence providers. The forum in Ghent is focusing on the impact of large data  generation on R&D and business in life sciences. Certainly Lithuania has a lot to offer as a valuable member of life sciences community and the leading country in the region. Lithuania’s life sciences industry has been skyrocketing over the last two decades and is now regarded as one of the most ...