Vilnius, Lithuania – The BSR DeepTech Launch project, dedicated to boosting STEM entrepreneurship among students and young researchers in the Baltic Sea Region, kicked off with a successful launch meeting hosted by the Lithuanian Innovation Centre.
This inaugural event brought together key partners from Lithuania, Germany, and Poland for two days of enriching discussions and activities.
The meeting began with presentations from Project officers of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme joint secretariat, offering insights into the programme’s goals and its role in addressing the region’s technology talent gap.
Key highlights included a detailed discussion of the project’s workplan, ensuring a coordinated effort among partners in developing the DeepTech Entrepreneurship Toolbox. The meeting also facilitated the exchange of best practices in DeepTech acceleration among partner countries, enhancing the project’s potential for success.
Participants had the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology Park of the Institute of Physics and the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, gaining practical insights into Lithuania’s technological landscape.
The event featured talks from Žygimantas Susnys of Iron Wolf Capital, shedding light on the DeepTech ecosystem in the Baltic states. Additionally, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė from Vilnius University Business School presented the “DeepTech Entrepreneurship” study program in Vilnius University.
These comprehensive talks and activities underscore the project’s holistic approach, leveraging local expertise and educational programs to empower the region’s future entrepreneurs.
The BSR DeepTech Launch project is poised to make a significant impact on deep tech innovation in the Baltic Sea Region, promising an exciting future of entrepreneurship and technological advancement. Stay tuned for more updates on this game-changing initiative.