Closing gaps: Techniques and solutions for reducing pharmaceutical residuals in the Baltic Sea region

On February 9th Lithuanian Biotechnology Association together with partner associations from Estonia (“ScanBalt”) and Sweden (“Nordic Center for Sustainable Healthcare”) organizes a seminar-discussion on the topic of prevention and disposal of pharmaceutical residues. The event will introduce the current situation, the changes planned by the European Commission, and examples of good practice. Representatives of “Medicines…

Record growth of the Lithuanian biotechnology sector: last year the company’s income approached three billion

The Lithuanian biotechnology sector continues to grow consistently – according to the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association (LBTA), last year the revenues of companies in this sector amounted to 2.6 billion. EUR (EUR 1.9 billion in 2020), and one private sector worker generated approximately EUR 0.95 million. EUR of income (EUR 0.78 million in 2020). The number…

October 25 the scientific symposium “Gene editing – from research to industry” organized by the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association took place

The scientific symposium “Gene editing – from research to industry” organized by the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association together with partners took place! During the event, we heard many interesting and useful presentations and success stories of research outcomes in the field of gene editing. The symposium was attended by genetic engineering specialists from academia and industry.…

Members of the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association participated in the exhibition BioJapan 2022

On October 12-14, Lithuanian biotechnology business representatives participated in one of the largest life science events in Japan – BioJapan 2022! BioJapan is the lagerst Asia’s partnering event consisting of Exhibition, Seminar, and Partnering program. This event is consituted by three exhibitions: “BioJapan” (1986-) -the world’s oldest biotechnology exhibition; “Regenerative Medicine Japan“ (2016-) – aiming…

Lithuania will host EFIB’22, European flagship event in biotechnology

On the 26th-27th of October, Vilnius is hosting the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology & the Bioeconomy 2022 (EFIB’22). The forum will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs, scientists, and investors as one of Europe’s most meaningful events for biotechnology. We caught up with the Executive Director of the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association, Agnė Vaitkevičienė, who told us about…

Business mission of representatives of Lithuanian biotechnology and medhealth in Norway

Lithuania establishing business partnerships in Norway! Lithuanian Biotechnology Association together with Lithuanian Embassy in Norway organized business mission to Health tech Oslo Innovation week on September 26-29!  Lithuanian companies from the biotech and medhealth sector participated in the event and established the first contacts with the main Norway‘s health tech ecosystem stakeholders. The event was…

Business mission of representatives of Lithuanian biotechnology and laser companies in Taiwan

Lithuania is expanding the economic cooperation between Lithuania and Taiwan and encourages the establishment of business partnerships. On September 12-16, a delegation of Lithuanian biotechnology and laser companies together with Vice Minister of Economy and Innovation Karolis Žemaitis visited Taiwan. LBTA, together with the Lithuanian Innovation Agency, organized the business mission of Lithuanian companies and…

Registration now open for Scientific symposium “Gene editing – from research to industry”

Lithuanian Biotechnology Association with partners “EuropaBio”, “Invest Lithuania”, “Innovation agency”, “Lithuanian Confederation of industrialists”, “Ministry of Economy and innovations” and “Go Vilnius” organizing Scientific Symposium “Gene Editing – from Research to Industry“ which will be held in Vilnius on 25th of October 2022, where will be covering the success stories of research outcomes in the…

On August 3-5, the Business Mission of Lithuanian Biotechnologies took place in South Korea

Lithuania continues to expand international partnerships! This time establishing collaboration with South Korea. South Korea is one of the world leaders in the field of biotechnology, especially in the development and production of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. This country is one of Lithuania’s priority markets, so we aim to strengthen relations between the two countries…