Start-up Holtida created by the team of researchers of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Institute of Materials Science, headed by the Institute’s Director professor Sigitas Tamulevičius, has been named The Spinn Off of the Year in the annual BZN start Startup Awards 2016. Holtida was named as one of the ten best Lithuanian start-ups.
Holtida was awarded the star in the Spinn Off of the Year category and numerous sponsors’ prizes. More than 90 young companies competed for nominations in 10 different categories.
The company, created by the KTU’s Institute of Materials Science research team is developing high level optical protection images, i.e. holographic stickers used in business and governmental institutions for the protection of documents and products. The holograms developed at KTU are based on combined usage of holography, micro and nanolithography and nanocomposites, which ensure the highest level of protection.
Holtida has the unique opportunity to use resources and equipment at the KTU’s Institute of Materials Science to fulfil the hologram development cycle from the concept to its printing. Research, competencies, experience and cooperation with business partners allow quick and flexible responses to changing market needs, and to ensure the highest quality and reliability of the product. Among the clients of Holtida are government sectors, public institutions and business companies.