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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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.
4 German manufacturers that chose to build their plants in Lithuania
Lithuania has been a valued partner of Germany for quite some time. The Baltic country has much experience working with German companies, such as Continental, Rehau, Schmitz Cargobull, Bär Cargolift, among many others. But what have those companies achieved in Lithuania, and why did they choose to invest in the country?
Lithuania – the motherland of the lasers with worldwide fame
We heard about Lithuanian lasers but not many know that now Lithuanian lasers are present worldwide both in science and in business innovation.
CasZyme: how tools based on CRISPR-Cas technology can help the fight against climate change
CasZyme is co-founded by Prof. Virginijus Šikšnys, one of the first scientists to demonstrate programmable DNA cleavage by the Cas9 protein. The company is developing tools that enhance the application of CRISPR in gene editing research and development. The company was backed by DowDuPont, and collaborates continuously with various enterprises from the US.
Following annual growth of 87%, Lithuania’s Biotech sector is focusing on building international connections
In 2020, Biotech accounted for 2.5 per cent of Lithuania’s GDP, equating to year-on-year growth of 87 per cent. This thriving sector provides opportunities for further international cooperation in the field of Life Sciences.