Linas Eriksonas


Linas Eriksonas is a Project Coordinator of the LASER-GO project at the Science and technology park of the Institute of Physics, a Project Manager in the Office of Innovation and Technology at the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, and a Lecturer at the School of Business, Vilnius University. He holds a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and a professional certificate in management from the Open University (UK). He has worked over 10 years as a lecturer, a researcher and an innovation manager as well as an expert for the Research Executive Agency, the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), the Research and Higher Education Monitoring Center (MOSTA).

He is a co-author of the monograph „The evolution of the innovation networks in Lithuania: the case studies“. His recent practice-oriented research interests are in innovation practices in technology ventures and entrepreneurial networks.

The  Science  and  technology  park  of  the Institute  of  Physics (FIMTP) is  the  coordinator  of  the  Laser  and Engineering  Technology  Cluster  (LITEK)  which  hosts  the  R&D infrastructure  for  the  cluster companies and provides innovation and technology support services to spin-offs and startups through the Optoelectronics incubator. The members of LITEK include both the locally based companies such as Arginta, Eksma,  Eksma  Optics,  Ekspla,  ELAS, Optida and their international partners such as AmpLight, Topag Lasertechnik. FIMTP is closely involved in internationalization of the cluster activities and to that end is coordinating the project LASER-GO  (Creating  and  Developing  the  Strategic  Cluster Partnership  in  Photonics  for  Health)  funded  from  the  EU  COSME programme and participating in the project RespiceSME (Creating and Developing the Strategic Cluster Partnership in Photonics for Health). LASER-GO is officially recognized by the European Commission and the technology platform Photonics21, representing the industry in the field of photonics in Europe, as being one of the Photonics 21 Public-Private Partnership Projects.

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