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
National: Smart Specialization strategy
National: National Reform Program Lithuania 2019
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