2019 July 16 d.

Future Clusters: Connected, Digital, International

Organizer: MITA, LIC

Location: Totorių g. 23, Vilnius, Artis hotel

All enterprises and other parties interested in clusters and looking for partners in Lithuania are invited to B2B conference and matchmaking event Future Clusters: Connected, Digital, International. This international meeting will bring experts together and let you learn about international cooperation and important steps for creating future clusters, as well as provide excellent opportunities to present your business, build new partnerships for innovative projects and gather useful contacts.

Participation is free of charge. The event will have small limited number of participants to increase its effectiveness and make networking both easier and more in depth. Therefore, registration is required.

Enterprises, interested in presenting their business, activities and expectations for new partners in the pitch session, are very welcome to contact jolita.razumiene@mita.lt .

16 July 2019

Conference moderator – Gytis Junevičius

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee
9:30-9:40Official Opening: Welcome
9:40-10:10Internationalisation and supporting instruments Tautvydas Pipiras, Lithuanian innovation center consultant
10:10 -10:35Lithuanian and European innovation capacity. Smart specialization and global perspective Artūras Jakubavičius, PhD, Head of Innovation support services at Lithuanian Innovation Center.
10:35 – 11:00SME support after 2020

Artūras Jakubavičius, PhD, Head of Innovation support services at Lithuanian Innovation Center

11:00 – 11:30DIH: stereotypes and alterations

Mr. Sebastian Rynkiewicz  „Metal Processing Cluster“ board member

11:30 – 12:00Science and business networking. Value for cluster members.

Ms. Ilaria Massari  REI – Reindustria Innovazione, general director

13:00-14:00Pitch session

  • Metal production, UAB – Gediminas Tamošaitis, CEO
14:00-14:30Coffee break
14:30-17:00B2B speed matchmaking and networking


17 July 2019

9:00-10:30Visit to TOOLAS
10:30-10:45Coffee break
10:45-12:00Visit to LIC
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00Visit to MITA

Event is funded by the project “Promotion and Development of Innovation Networking (InoLink)“. It is coordinated by the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) and is being implemented together with the Lithuanian Innovation Centre (LIC). This project is funded by the European Fund for Regional Development and its aim is to encourage companies to merge into clusters, to increase cluster maturity, to promote their growth and international collaboration.