Collaboration

  • During last five years Vilnius University carried out more than 100 projects with business, within such programs as Eureka, FP6, FP7, High-tech development program and Industrial biotechnology program, which were aimed at fostering business – universities cooperation, applied research at universities, and to solve problems emerging for business companies.
  • Vilnius University researchers very successfully collaborate with companies from Lithuania. For the co-financing of research Vilnius University is carrying out for companies in the fields of physical, biomedical and technology research fields, during 2010 – 2014 it got almost 0.5 mln. Euros from the Agency of Science, Innovations and Technologies.
  • During the last five years, Vilnius University got more than 4.5 mln. Euros from Lithuanian and foreign companies for various services, and licensing.
  • USA company “DuPont Pioneer“ obtained a license from Vilnius University for the intellectual property that was developed at Biotechnology Institute of Vilnius University, in laboratory lead by prof. Šikšnys.
  • In 2014 Vilnius university and NATO Excellence Centre for Energy Security has signed a cooperation agreement
  • In 2014 Vilnius University signed a collaboration agreement with Lithuanian Central Bank.
  • In 2013 Vilnius University, University of Latvia, Centre for Physical and Technological Sciences, Polish National Center for Nuclear Research, “Hitachi” and Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant signed a memorandum of intent on cooperation and joint nuclear research in the Baltic region.
  • In 2013 Vilnius University and Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT) signed a cooperation agreement for the LRT archival video transcoder works using supercomputer of Faculty of Physics at Vilnius University.
  • In 2013 Faculty of Physics presented updated computer network laboratory, which is equipped with software that came as "Cisco Systems" support for the university.
  • In 2012 Vilnius University has signed two licensing contracts with Fermentas UAB (now "Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics") for technology developed by scientists of Vilnius University Institute of Biotechnology (technology developed in collaboration with the Canadian Addiction and Mental Health Centre scientists).
  • In 2011 a cooperation agreement was signed between Vilnius University, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd and the telecommunications company “Omnitel” and a joint scientific-educational laboratory “VU, Omnitel and Huawei telecommunications research center” was opened. In 2012 cooperation was extended by the University and Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. By signing a cooperation agreement under which in the premises of the Department of Physics the authorized Huawei Networking Academy was established.

 

Important documents:
Guidelines for R&D commercialization at Vilnius University

 

More information:
Kristina Babelytė-Labanauskė 
Email:
Phone: +370 5 2687017

 

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