Droplet Genomics, a Lithuanian biotech startup, has today announced that it has raised a total of €1M in a Seed funding round led by Practica Capital, with contribution from Angel investors. Droplet Genomics is a Lithuanian biotech startup that aims to commercialize droplet microfluidics technology. Owing to its unparalleled throughput, droplet microfluidics enables researchers to …

by Francesco Condello

In order to attract more investment in research, experimental development and innovation (R & D & I), the Ministry of Economy and Innovation is proposing to set up an Innovation Promotion Fund. This fund would ensure efficient financing of R & D & I activities and contribute to their development. The fund would also make …

by Heather Smith

Rūta Laukien, a Lithuania-born US businesswoman is establishing a fund that will invest in biotechnology companies and start-ups in the Baltic States. The company is registered in Luxembourg, however, its headquarters will be based in Lithuania. The fund will manage about EUR 40–50 million, Lithuanian business daily Verslo žinios reports. Ms Laukien says that the newly established GrayBella Capital …

by Heather Smith

The year of 2020 was different for all of us. The global pandemic affected wide range of industries: biotechnology and natural sciences sectors were no exception. Despite the unusual circumstances this period has served biotechnology industry many opportunities and enabled effective contribution in the global response to the COVID pandemic. Lithuanian biotechnology sector is no …

by Heather Smith

Center for Innovative Medicine (Vilnius) joined Lithuanian Health technology Ecosystem to support scientific innovation transfer into clinically relevant knowledge and expertise. Center for Innovative Medicine is an advanced and competitive biomedical research center operating as an open access facility with a focus on healthcare innovations, specifically stem cells and recombinant molecules technologies for tissue engineering and …

by Heather Smith

Proteins are large, complex molecules that drive virtually every biological function. Naturally occuring proteins aid biochemical reactions, transport materials within the cell, transduce chemical signals, and play other crucial roles both in our bodies and around us. Proteins, when engineered to perform specific functions (e.g. binding and neutralizing pathogens, converting industrial waste to useful materials), have …

by Heather Smith

From October to November this year, the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association organises the ‘Bioeconomy anf life science development possibilities in the regions of Lithuania’ event tour. Events discourse with local business and government representatives, exchange of contacts for joint initiative (projects) will take place in Telšiai (10.15), Tauragė (11.05), Marijampolė (11.12), Panevėžys (11.17), Šiauliai, Alytus, Utena. …

by Heather Smith

The Lithuanian company for municipalities information systems invites interested bidders to submit offers for its pre-commercial procurement to develop an information system that enables blind and visually impaired to move completely independently on public transport.Aim is that the system will allow even a completely blind person to identify the route number of a public vehicle …

by Heather Smith

The Lithuanian Biotechnology Association (LBTA), operator of Lithuanian Health Technology Ecosystem, has been actively involved in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Lithuania since 2020 March 15 – when quarantine was first announced in Lithuania. Lithuanian science and health communities gather together in digital spaces to discuss about measures that could stop the spread …

by marsa
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