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Photo: Rooftops of churches in Vilnius oldtown, Lithuania‘s capital. © V. Usinavicius

Prize 2016

The Agency for Science Innovation and Technology (MITA) is the main governmental institution responsible for implementing innovation policy in Lithuania. MITA will provide the regional winner with a complete package of services including:

  • Training
  • Business coaching
  • IPR consulting
  • Market and feasibility studies
  • Marketing activities
  • Access to experts
The prize package is worth a total of EUR 10,000.


Situated on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, Lithuania has a rich history and unique traditions, the oldest university in Eastern Europe, and a highly educated workforce (40% with higher education). Having developed a sophisticated communications infrastructure, Lithuania leads the world in the number of mobile telephone subscribers per 100 citizens and has the highest GSM penetration in Europe.

The Government of the Republic of Lithuania has approved the National Long-Term R&D Strategy and its implementation programme in line with the provisions of its Science and Technology White Paper. With a view to the national need for high-tech development, the Government has been working on facilitating the development of high-tech production areas that have global prospects and the research potential necessary to produce globally competitive products. This programme provides for the development of R&D in biotechnologies, mechatronics, laser and information technologies, nanotechnologies, and electronics.

Regional Organiser
Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA)

Lithuania, situated on the East coast of the Baltic Sea, boasts a rich history, unique traditions, Eastern Europe's oldest university, a highly educated workforce, and the highest mobile-phone penetration and densest broadband internet coverage in Europe. Lithuania promotes R&D in biotech, lasers, ICT, nanotech, mechatronics & electronics. The Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania is responsible for developing a legal and economic framework boosting economic development; it ensures public welfare and employment. Its tasks include the promotion of innovation, SME development, the administration of EU structural funds, the country's space policy, etc.

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Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Dr Viktoras Mongirdas
A. Gostauto 12-219
LT-01108 Vilnius

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