This year Lithuania rose from the position 31 to 30 among 64 countries in the global competitiveness rankings compiled by IMD, the Swiss International Institute for Management Development. Lithuania ranks highest in international trade competitiveness and rose from the position 7 to 5 in the world. Lithuania will be able to strengthen its overall competitiveness and exit the average competitiveness segment thanks to the emerging features of the innovative country.
On June 3-4, during the international startup competition “Startup Fair Pitch Battle”, Lithuania will become not only the main venue for startups but also a place for the meeting of investors from 8 countries, new partnerships, and renewing ties. The event “Startup Fair. Recharge 2021” will see the participation of 40 startups, which passed the first selection, representing 17 countries and investors who will be keen to look at investment opportunities.
Richard Henderson, the winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in chemistry, will deliver a keynote speech at the international conference of the 5th edition of Life Sciences Baltics which will be held in digital format on 20-24 September this year.
In the first episode of Lithuanian Brands: Best Practice the marketing expert from the United Kingdom dr. Darren Coleman talks to the representative of Lithuanian Government about the strategy for presenting Lithuania abroad and how it was developed.
Cargo stream, a Lithuanian company that has established and developed a digital logistics management system, is expanding in Europe – a joint venture with French investors is being set up in Dunkirk, France. Such a strategic move will allow this company to combine freight forwarders, carriers, and freight customers with the port and maritime lines.
Ingrida Olendraitė, a doctoral student at Cambridge University, an alumnus of Vilnius University, had little expectations that her meeting with an old acquaintance during Life Sciences Baltics will evolve to an international project together with the greatest minds in the field of virus research.