Lithuania (LT)

Population per km² (2017) 45


Regional Innovation Performance (2019) Moderate

Lithuania is a country In the Baltic region of Europe with a population of 3 million. The country's S3 priorities Include a focus on molecular technologies for medicine and biopharmaceutics; advanced applied technologies for individual and public health and advanced medical engineering for early diagnostics and treatment. The country is involved In a number of major initiatives including The National Cancer Institute, Kaunas Clinics and Santaros Clinics.


Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? 

Yes - Horizon2020/Horizon Europe projects and similar international initiatives

Policy documents

 

  1. National: Smart Specialization strategy  

  2. National: National progress strategy "Lithuania 2030"  

  3. National: National Reform Program Lithuania 2019  

  4. National: THE LITHUANIAN INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2014–2020

  5. National: Life Sciences and health technologies development in Lithuania - national strategy (Only Lithuanian version) 


Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); Specific disease related research; ICT/genomics, health, lifestyle data (infrastructure)

Policy document (RIS3): Yes

Policy document PM@RIS3: Yes - Health technologies and biotechnologies

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 

2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825046

The project is co-ordinated by Department Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI) of the Flemish Government.

Department Economy, Science and Innovation - Koning Albert II-laan 35 1030 Brussels, Belgium