Kaunas Science and Technology Park 


Kaunas Science and Technology Park (Kaunas STP) – is a public institution established in 1998 with an intention to increase an efficiency of research and development (R&D) activities at Kaunas University of Technology and Kaunas region. Today Kaunas Science and Technology Park is the largest partner of science and business cooperation in this Baltic country. It is the only Science Park in Lithuania with business incubation facilities, Technology Demonstration Centre on site. Kaunas Science and Technology Park is a member of Kaunas Chamber of Commerce and a member of Kaunas Region Business Employers Confederation.

 

Kaunas Science and Technology Park has internal business incubation facilities and comprehensive support services for start-ups and spin-offs. More than 240 companies have been incubated here with a success rate exceeding 90%. Today, it integrates more than 74 companies: 40 from IT sector, 23 from High tech sector, 6 consultancies, 5 advertisement & publishing companies and 29 associated members. More than 90% employees of Kaunas Science and Technology Park companies are graduates, students or current academic staff of Kaunas University of Technology.

 

In this project Kaunas STP had

  • participated in project management,
  • organised the 3rd project meeting in Lithuania together with P6 and take part in other meetings,
  • participated in the development of methodological framework,
  • shared experience in marketing of local and organic products, as well as related training,
  • performed needs analysis in Lithuania together with P6;
  • participated in the adaptation of the training tool,
  • organised pilot testing and evaluation in Lithuania together with P6;
  • participated in project quality management,
  • participated in project dissemination and exploitation.

Kaunas STP led the WP5 Testing and Evaluation

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Birute Velykiene:  B. Velykiene is a certified engineer in Chemistry and a PhD student in Management (Kaunas University of Technology). B. Velykiene has 10 years of company management experience and over 15 years of experience in managing national and international projects in the field of business support and entrepreneurship development. She also has a lot of experience in organising exhibitions for promotion of local products.

Vaiva Kelmelyte:  V. Kelmelyte has Master degree in Management and Business Administration. V. Kelmelyte has worked in Kaunas Regional Innovation Centre focusing on management of international projects, organising and delivering training courses in innovation and knowledge management field, consulting firms and implementing national and international dissemination activities.

 

Irma Bagdoniene:  I. Bagdoniene has Master’s degree in Management and business administration. I. Bagdoniene has been working in Kaunas Regional Innovation Centre focusing on organising and delivering training courses in innovation and knowledge management field. She is also skilled in organising international events.

 

Contact:

Ms Renata Steponaviciene

renata.steponaviciene@kaunomtp.lt 

www.ktc.lt/lt