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Lithuanian traditional engineering has high potential to offer to French manufacturers
2021-07-30

Lithuanian traditional engineering has high potential to offer to French manufacturers

Although Lithuania is better known for Vinted and booming Fintech sector, traditional industry is a strong backbone of the Lithuanian economy – approximately 21 % of GDP is generated from manufacturing activity in the country. About 75% of Lithuanian engineering / technology industry products are exported and accounts for 23 % of total Lithuanian exports. Main export directions are mainly Europe.

Lithuanian lasers: reliable ammunition in the fight against COVID-19 and hackers
2021-07-29

Lithuanian lasers: reliable ammunition in the fight against COVID-19 and hackers

We live in precarious times, when danger often can`t be seen with the naked eye. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is one of today’s greatest threats, but another challenge awaits us soon – in a few years, so-called ‘quantum hackers’ could become one of the internet’s biggest security threats. Fortunately, there is a solution – using lasers to protect our data. Lasers could help to overcome a range of digital threats, and can be implemented in compact devices within the network infrastructure. A breakthrough in this and many other areas has become possible due to long-term cooperation between Lithuanian company Integrated Optics and its German partners. 

A story of 100+ IT proficients, bringing expertise to 5 Continents of the Globe
2021-07-26

A story of 100+ IT proficients, bringing expertise to 5 Continents of the Globe

Agmis expertise translates technology into business success. Company services include custom software development, dedicated team and dedicated developer sourcing. Agmis team is multilingual in code – company’s tech stack covers more than 15 languages, including PHP, Python, Node, Swift, Android, iOS, Java, Flutter, Kotlin, Angular and React.

Gergama: a trusted partner with a sustainable approach
2021-07-23

Gergama: a trusted partner with a sustainable approach

Businesses worldwide are under growing pressure to reduce their environmental impact – and the furniture industry is no exception. Lithuanian manufacturer Gergama is one of the leaders in adopting a sustainable approach to production.

Life Sciences Baltics 2021 Showcases Europe's Fastest Growing Life Sciences Hub
2021-07-20

Life Sciences Baltics 2021 Showcases Europe's Fastest Growing Life Sciences Hub

Life Sciences Baltics, the online forum organized by Enterprise Lithuania, is the only event that allows world-class experts to meet the emerging leaders from the fast-growing Baltic life science hub in one place. This year, it will take place on 20-24 September and feature an international conference with keynotes, panel discussions and company presentations, a startup pitch battle, a virtual exhibition and B2B meetings.

From village mill to international market: the Lithuanian family business exporting food innovations
2021-07-08

From village mill to international market: the Lithuanian family business exporting food innovations

Natural foods are now more popular than ever. As more and more consumers look for healthier food options that make them feel good and help them maintain a balanced diet and lifestyle, the food industry is seeking innovative alternatives to deliver value. But with fierce competition in a crowded market, new companies need to offer innovative and distinctive products to make themselves stand out. Ustukių malūnas, a small family-owned mill in Lithuania, is doing exactly that in Germany, offering wholegrain cakes made with protein-rich powders – including more imaginative options containing spirulina and even ground insects.

Šakotis: the ancient Lithuanian cake baked with organic and home-made ingredients
2021-07-08

Šakotis: the ancient Lithuanian cake baked with organic and home-made ingredients

Lithuania may not be the first country you think of when it comes to desserts – but its traditional recipes are truly exceptional! One of the most popular cakes is called ‘Šakotis’. It’s a traditional Lithuanian treat also known as ‘tree cake’ because its shape resembles that of a tree with many branches. Nowadays, it is also an organic product and a healthier dessert alternative.

Innovative packaging straight from the beehive
2021-07-05

Innovative packaging straight from the beehive

Everyone knows that the main purpose of food is eating. However, keen innovators have found other ways to turn certain food items into sustainable solutions for everyday life. These include various types of packaging made from fish bones, coffee grounds – and even a 100% pure honey beeswax pot, designed in Lithuania. Not only are these solutions organic and zero-waste; they also bring benefits to both humans and nature.

The robot revolution transforming sheet metal bending – and tackling a European skills crisis
2021-06-30

The robot revolution transforming sheet metal bending – and tackling a European skills crisis

A Lithuanian-led partnership has created the world‘s first standardised robot cell for bending sheet metal – an innovation that brings enhanced flexibility to manufacturing, and could be the key to overcoming a key skills shortage in the sheet metal industry in Germany and across Europe.

Lithuanian ICT companies present new products and services at Mobile World Congress, the first live business event in one and a half years
2021-06-30

Lithuanian ICT companies present new products and services at Mobile World Congress, the first live business event in one and a half years

No business cards, leaflets, handshakes, at least 1.5 meters distance between people, digital attendance certificates, COVID-19 tests every 72 hours, constantly worn FFP2 respirators, this is the new reality of business exhibitions. Nine Lithuanian information communication and technology companies experiences this reality at Mobile World Congress, a global tech event in Spain on June 28-July 1.

Lithuanian furniture that you can find in France – from trusted players to a fresh beginners
2021-06-29

Lithuanian furniture that you can find in France – from trusted players to a fresh beginners

Sustainability, technologically advanced manufacturing, and flexibility in creative process – this is capabilities that France may know the Lithuanian furniture sector by. Besides, there are a newcomers to the market too, who determined to leave a mark in perception of interior aesthetics.

Lithuania: the future hub of life sciences?
2021-06-28

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.

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