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September 19 d., 2017

Call: Partner Search Mission at „Slush 2017“

The Ministry of Economy and the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (hereinafter referred to as the Agency) invite innovative…

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September 13 d., 2017

Call: Partner Search Mission WHINN 2017 in Denmark

Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), together with the Ministry of Economy, invites representatives of the health sector to…

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September 01 d., 2017

Lithuanian Plastics Cluster to Host an International Event

Invitation to participate How to measure the success of a cluster? According to Gintaras Vilda, Head of the Lithuanian Engineering…

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August 31 d., 2017

Six clusters to invest EUR 5.45 million in R&D infrastructure

On August 29th the Minister of Economy signed an order which confirmed the funding for six cluster projects from the…

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August 30 d., 2017

iVita presented innovations to representatives of the Ministry of Finance

On August 29th  UAB “De Futuro”, based in Kaunas, hosted the representatives of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic…

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August 24 d., 2017

Important news shared in the Cluster Forum

On August 23 rd The Cluster Forum, organized by the Lithuanian Cluster Association, took place. There the most relevant issues…

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August 13 d., 2017

Invitation: partner search mission during Oslo Innovation Week 2017

The Ministry of Economy and the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (hereinafter – the Agency) invite enterprises operating in…

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August 10 d., 2017

Success story: experimental project of the STC cluster opens doors to new markets and clients

The Smart Technology Cluster (SCT) formed six years ago serves as proof that clustering offers tangible added value. Evaldas Paliliūnas,…

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August 09 d., 2017

Clusters and industrial revolution 4.0: who will survive?

It is estimated that some 3,000 strong clusters are operating in Europe employing 54 million specialists. More than a half…

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August 07 d., 2017

The new head of Vilnius Film Cluster plans a film-making innovation and more regional cinemas

Vilnius Film Cluster (VFC) is one of the oldest and highly active clusters in Lithuania, which has been operating for…

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August 03 d., 2017

Schneider Electric joins the Lithuanian Liquefied Natural Gas cluster

The position and potential of the Lithuanian Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cluster is significantly strengthened by the contributions of globally…

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July 18 d., 2017

7 clusters from Lithuania will participate in the international cluster conference in Germany

The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) published the results of selected candidates that will get reimbursements for participation in the 5th Cluster Matchmaking Conference. Clusters granted the funding are:

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July 18 d., 2017

Two more certified clusters in Lithuania

After evaluation, successful clusters can be rewarded with “Gold”, “Silver” or „Bronze Label“. Evaluation process and criteria are strict. Clusters that do not carry a range of activities, do not have permanent staff or sufficient budget might be called a cluster initiative and in this case no certificate is issued.

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June 06 d., 2017

Clusters shared what knowledge is still lacking

On June 5th a meeting with clusters’ coordinators took place in the Agency of Science, Innovation & Technology (MITA) which was part of the InoLink (Promotion & Development of Innovation Networking) project activities. The goal of this session was to discuss and define exact areas where Lithuanian business clusters still lack competences.

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April 13 d., 2017

The Search for Partners for the Nordic Life Science Days

The Ministry of Economy and the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology invite life sciences companies, clusters and enterprise networks to submit an application for the search for partners at the “Nordic Life Science Days” event that will take place in Malmo, Sweden, from the 12th to the 14th of September, 2017.

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April 10 d., 2017

5th Cluster Matchmaking Conference

5th Cluster Matchmaking Conference, “Bringing Cluster Collaboration to the Next Level”

Stuttgart // 21-22 September 2017

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March 09 d., 2017

Cluster Development in Lithuania is Being Brought to the Next Level – Now We Have Our Own Benchmarking Expert

The executive director of the Lithuanian Cluster Association, the president of Užupis Creative Cluster, the head of the Information Security Cluster, as well as the founder and head of other clusters Marius Pereščius has been granted international certification and has become a clusters benchmarking expert. On the 3rd March, after intensive training, the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis (ESCA) located in Germany issued international certifications to cluster experts from Spain, France, Germany, Latvia and Lithuania.

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February 13 d., 2017

Clusters are Invited to Apply for “Maturity” Consultations (the 2nd call)

The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) announces a second call for the submission of an application and invites to apply for the so-called cluster “maturity” consultations. These consultations focus on strengthening clusters that are already active in Lithuania, building their competence in development and growth.

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October 20 d., 2016

The director of MITA K. Šetkus: “We will seek to ensure the maturity and internationality of 10 most promising clusters”

On the 20th of October, Thursday, at the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology, cooperation agreements with 10 most promising Lithuanian clusters on experimental consultancy services, which seek to increase their maturity and internalization, were signed. A tripartite agreement was signed with the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology and the Lithuanian Innovation Centre.

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October 13 d., 2016

Food Technology Clusters are Stepping Up Their Efforts

One of the most active food industry and technology clusters in Lithuania “Smart Food” together with colleagues from the Latvian “Food Products Quality Cluster” has started to create a joint alliance in the Baltic countries. They are preparing to participate in various international programs that would pave the way for collaboration with other European clusters and science.

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