2018-02-19 16:45
Startup company Aciety co-founded by Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) alumni is this week’s startup of the week, selected by Startup Lithuania. The website featuring news on the Lithuanian startup community publishes the interview with KTU alumnus Tomas Pagirys, co-founder and business developer at Aciety....
2018-02-06 15:15
NKT, a leading global power cable manufacturer, has chosen Kaunas for its shared service centre, with plans to employ at least 30 finance professionals by the end of 2018, Invest Lithuania Reports. According to the representatives of the company, Kaunas talent pool was one of the key elements for making the decision...
2018-01-16 15:00
Kaunas Free Economic Zone came the second (i.e. highly commanded) in the fDi Global Free Zones of the Year 2017 ranking, Invest Lithuania informs. Kaunas FEZ was recognised in the SMEs Europe category for focusing on the smaller enterprises. “As of the end of 2016, more than 85% of the companies in Kaunas Free...
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2018-01-16 11:30
ViLim Ball technology created at a Lithuanian startup company Fidens helps to reduce uncontrollable shaking of hands, which is one of the symptoms of essential tremor. The technology is effective in 7 out of 10 cases, and it can also be used to alleviate morning stiffness of joints for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers....
2018-01-09 14:45
Students’ team from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is working on a development of dissolving contact eye lenses, which can be of great assistance for those suffering from glaucoma. According to statistics, glaucoma is the most common cause of preventable, irreversible blindness – it is responsible for 12.3% of...
2018-01-05 11:00
Social entrepreneurship is the sector which is most likely to grow in the approaching decades. According to the agency Enterprise Lithuania, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) was one of the promoters of social entrepreneurship in Lithuania in 2017. In 2017, Enterprise Lithuania has signed an agreement with KTU...
2018-01-04 17:30
“The most important thing for us is to reach people, because it is people that create companies. We are sure that in Kaunas, with the assistance of Kaunas University of Technology, we will be able to find the people we need”, said Gerold Lucas, Member of the Board of the HELLA Group in the interview published by...
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2017-12-20 11:15
"In terms of innovations in Europe we face a so-called "European paradox" – our universities and research institutions produce an enormous amount of significant scientific research which often remains in the laboratories," said Laura Supjeva, Strategy, Impact and Monitoring Officer at the European Institute of...
2017-11-23 17:30
Although the Ignalina nuclear plant has been closed since 2009, Lithuania will need nuclear engineering professionals for several decades. The knowledge and experience connected to nuclear energy field, especially related to security issues will be always on demand. “Although security is crucial in any industry, it...
2017-11-14 10:45
265 million of euros – this is the forecasted amount of international investments in Kaunas region in the near future. Continental, Kitron, Hollister, Hella, Hegelmann Transporte, Peikko are among the global manufacturers, who decided to start or to expand their businesses here. According to global investors, the...
2017-11-10 11:30
“Our innovation will provide fresh and clean air for your house without heat loss”, promises the team of researchers behind the product called Oxygen. Researchers working at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Startup Space, which is one of the divisions of the KTU National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre,...
2017-11-09 16:15
Hollister Incorporated, a US-based global manufacturer of medical devices and equipment has started building of the new production site in Kaunas. The celebratory event of the opening of the building site, took place on Wednesday, 8 November. It is planned that the new Hollister Incorporated production site will be...