2017-05-26 16:30
“When choosing a university future students try not only to choose the best study programme, but also check the alumni network of that university. The university graduates from alumni clubs and associations are transforming into professional communities, who provide career and study support for students and graduates...
2017-05-18 14:45
The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania (SPB) and Kaunas University of Technology National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (KTU NIEC) has signed the collaboration agreement, which laid foundation for the new Patent Library – PATLIB Centre. This will be the first time, when a PATLIB Centre is...
2017-04-26 15:15
Earlier this year, Italian high technology enterprise Gruppo FOS Lithuania has opened its headquarters in Kaunas Science and Technology Park at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Santaka Valley. The main reason for Gruppo FOS coming to Lithuania was collaboration with KTU and Lithuanian University of Health...
2017-04-18 15:30
Hollister Incorporated, a US-based global manufacturer of medical devices and equipment, intends to open a new production site in Kaunas, Lithuania. The planned investment is approximately EUR 50 million with around 300 new jobs to be created over the next several years. The primary purpose of the investment is to...
2017-04-12 14:30
The team of researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) together with Swiss physicists had synthesised unique material for the new generation solar elements. Japanese company Tokyo Chemical Industry has acquired the licence for the patent of the invention. Organic semiconductors created at KTU are cheaper...
2017-04-12 09:45
On Thursday, April 27, the exhibition-contest “Technorama”, organised by KTU Startup Space is taking place. As every year, young innovators will have an opportunity to introduce their invetions to the business representatives, and will have a chance to get their product closer to relisation by finding...
2017-04-07 15:15
With a history of technical expertise in the aviation and maintenance, repair and overhaul industries, Kaunas has built a niche for itself in this field, aided by its international airport and adjacent free zone, Invest Lithuania reports. A further attraction for investors in the aviation sector is Kaunas...
2017-04-05 13:30
The first electronic pulse generator in Lithuania, which enables to change the structure of biological tissues, thereby preserving the quality of vegetable raw materials, is the product created by Justinas Barakauskas, a PhD student from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), and his colleague Mindaugas Visockis. This...
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2017-03-31 10:00
On Saturday, 25 March, KTU Faculty of Informatics hosted almost 200 pupils who participated in the 20th Dr Juozas Petras Kazickas Pupil Computer Science Forum. Seventy participants were awarded prizes established by dr. J. P. Kazickas Family Foundation or received generous awards from other benefactors of the...
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2017-02-24 15:45
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) laboratories often serve as birthplaces of unique products, such as antimicrobial silicone invented by a KTU PhD student Aiste Lisauskaite and her supervisor Dr Virginija Jankauskaite. The researchers believe that the new product will be extremely useful both for household and...
2017-02-10 17:15
Lithuania scored highest in the EU for changes in the ICT startup environment, as reported in Digital Transformation Scoreboard 2017 survey, a Digital Entrepreneurship monitoring tool by European Commission. Accprding to the Startup Lithuania newsletter, Lithuania is performing above the EU average in four out of...
2017-01-03 16:00
There currently are at least 316 start-ups operating in Lithuania, a 15,8% increase from the past year, the website Startup Lithuania announces. They paid a total of 7,49M EUR employee taxes (13,8% increase), and their workforce has grown by 13,9% to 1560 employees. At Startup Lithuania’ wrap-up event of the year,...