Some facts and figures about life sciences industry in Lithuania:
Lithuania’s life science industry has been rapidly increasing and attracting worldwide recognition. Lithuania declares an ambitious goal to become the center and European hub of life sciences by 2020. Statistics prove that Lithuania is already on the right track. Lithuania’s life science sector is the fastest growing in EU with annual growth of ~25 % and accounts for 1% of the GDP and is equivalent to the world leading countries in this sector and 10 times exceeds the average of EU. 80 % of all Lithuanian pharmaceutical and medical production is exported, mainly to Germany, Japan, UK, U.S., France, and Sweden. More than 90 international pharma and medical devices companies have conducted 1200 clinical trials in Lithuania since 2007.
Some information related to the Life Sciences Baltics 2016 forum:
Life Sciences Baltics is the only international forum in the Baltics for world-class biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices experts from all around the world. It provides a unique opportunity to explore the new horizons of partnerships, exchange ideas and seek progress through networking. Bi-annual forum, organized by Enterprise Lithuania for the third time, this year will gather around 1000 scientists, businessmen, entrepreneurs, startups and students working in the life sciences industry, including Nobel Prize winner and world-renowned experts in various fields of science. It consists of 5 parts: conference, international exhibition, B2B meetings, startup program and networking events.
Conference program and speakers: http://www.lsb2016.com/en/programme/conference-program/
Official hashtags: #LSB2016 and #TrendSetters