InnoSummit 2017


“Strategies to Reinforce Private Investments And Collaboration”

 

The Innovation Summit Lithuania is free, but invitation-only event which will take place on May 17-18 in Vilnius, Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square.

 

The Summit offers an ideal platform for key stakeholders from public and private sectors to exchange their views on ways to foster cooperation between business and science, strategies to stimulate private investment into R&D and innovation.

 

The event will feature key-note speakers from a number of EU countries which will share their views on attraction of investment into innovations and fostering of competitiveness. The Summit will also feature speeches from Lithuanian experts, businesses and high-rank public officials.

 

The Summit is structured in the form of presentations, panel discussions and networking events, which will help attendees to shape their strategies on how to stimulate investments into R&D and innovations.

Speakers and facilitators

Vilius Šapoka

Minister of Finance (LT)

Jurgita Petrauskienė

Minister of Education and Science (LT)

Lina Sabaitienė

Vice-Minister of Economy (LT)

Michael Barnes

Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (UK)

Maria Hollander

Paper Province (SE)

Kęstutis Jasiūnas

Ekspla (LT)

Joost Nijhoff

Odense robotics cluster (DK)

Rolandas Valiūnas

Investors Forum (LT)

Kęstutis Sadauskas

European Commission

 Tadas Langaitis

Member of Parliament (LT)

 Danas Tvarijonavičius

Amilina (LT)

Kęstutis Jusčius

AUGA Group (LT) 

Rokas Tamošiūnas

Robos Capital (LT)

Thomas-Solupajev Ronlev

Lithuanian robotics association (LT)

John Moodie

Nordregio (SE)

Laurynas Jokužis

Elinta group (LT)

Juozas Rimas

COBALT (LT)

Linas Eriksonas

LITEK (LT)

John Erlan Ostergaard

Blue Ocean Robotics (DK)

Gintautas Pangonis

Grigeo (LT)

 

Vytautas Kazlauskas

Robotex (LT)

Arvydas Strumskis

Business Angel Fund I (LT)

Justinas Katkus

Factobotics (LT)

Raimundas Slavinskas

Aedilis (LT)

Rudi Panjtar

Strategic Research and Innovation Platform for Factories of the Future (SI)

Barbara Tišler

Strategic Research and In- novation Platform on Circular Economy (SI)

Edgaras Leichteris

Lithuanian digital robotics hub (LT)

Mantas Vilys

Lithuanian Innovation Centre (LT)

Iryna Kristensen

Nordregio (SE)

Sander van der Molen

Civitta (LT)

Vaidas Gricius

Ministry of Economy (LT)

Evelina Čirbaitė

Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics (LT)

Šarūnas Frolenko

Vento Nuovo (LT)

 

Programme

 

Day 1: May 17th

09:30

Registration

10:00 – 12:00

Welcome speech by Chancellor of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania Ms. Milda Dargužaitė

 

Key-note “Supporting research and innovation: a UK post-Brexit perspective”, Mr. Michael Barnes, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (UK)

Speakers:

Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania Mr. Vilius Šapoka

Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania Ms. Jurgita Petrauskienė

Vice-minister of Economy Ms. Lina Sabaitienė

 

Moderator: Mantas Vilys, director of Lithuanian Innovation Centre

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 – 15:00

The role of Governments in attracting private investments into R&D

 

Moderator: Mantas Vilys, director of Lithuanian innovation center

 

Ekspla (LT) – laser technology company, Kęstutis Jasiūnas, CEO

 

Robos Capital (LT) – early stage investment fund, Rokas Tamošiūnas, partner

 

Elinta (LT) – Laurynas Jokužis, head of “Elinta EV” (electromobiles)

 

The role of hubs and clusters in the area of advanced manufacturing

 

Moderator: Thomas Solupajev-Ronlev, Chairman of Lithuanian robotics association

 

Blue Ocean Robotics (DK) – Danish digital innovation hub for robotics, John Erland Østergaard, Co-founder

 

 

Strategic Research and Innovation Platform for Factories of the Future (SI) – Rudi Panjtar, Executive manager

 

Odense robotics cluster (DK) – Joost Nijhoff, head of Invest in Odense

 

LITEK (LT) – Lithuanian laser technology cluster, Linas Eriksonas, coordinator

 

Lithuanian digital robotics hub (LT) – Edgaras Leichteris, coordinator, CEO

The role of partnerships in developing greener regions and circular economies

Welcome by Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director for Circular Economy and Green Growth, European Commission

 

Moderators: John. R. Moodie / Iryna Kristensen, Nordregio

 

Paper Province (SE) – Swedish paper cluster,

Maria Hollander, CEO

 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics (LT) – biotech company, packaging innovation,

Evelina Čirbaitė

 

Strategic Research and Innovation Platform on Circular Economy (SI) – dr. Barbara Tišler

 

 

Amilina (LT) – Starch producer, Co-founder, Chairman of the Board Dr. Danas Tvarijonavičius

 

 

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00

Panel discussion

 

“Next step towards more private investments into R&D”

Moderator: Šarūnas Frolenko

Panelists: Tadas Langaitis (Member of Parliament), Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė (Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania), Rolandas Valiūnas (Investors Forum), Juozas Rimas (COBALT), Arvydas Strumskis (Business Angels Fund I), Kęstutis Jusčius (AUGA Group), Vytautas Kazlauskas (Robotex) 

 

 

Panel discussion

 

“Next step towards Digital innovation hubs”

Moderator: Sander van der Molen

Panelists: 

Vaidas Gricius (Ministry of Economy), Thomas-Solupajev Ronlev (Lithuanian robotics association), Rudi Panjtar (Slovenian Strategic Research and Innovation Platform for Factories of the Future), Justinas Katkus (Factobotics), Raimundas Slavinskas (Aedilis), John Erland (Blue Ocean Robotics), Linas Eriksonas (LITEK cluster)

 

Panel discussion

 

“Next step to circular economy”

Moderators: John. R. Moodie / Iryna
Kristensen

Panelists: 

Gintautas Pangonis (Grigeo), Danas Tvarijonavičius (Amilina), Maria Hollander (Paper Province), Sigitas Besagirskas (Vilnius Industry
and Business association), Barbara Tišler (Strategic Research and Innovation Platform on Circular Economy)

 

 

 

Day 2: May 18th

9:00 – 17:00

Tours to Sunrise Valley and Santara Valley

B2B meetings

 

 

 

Organizers

Patronage

International partners

Local partners

Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Partneriai

Enterprice Europe Network
European Space Agency
European Movement Lithuania
Lietuvos Pramoninkų Konfederacija
Vilniaus pramonės ir verslo asociacija
Žinių ekonomikos forumas
Mokslo, inovacijų ir technologijų agentūra