Regions of Lithuania: Kaunas
Regions of Lithuania: Kaunas
Regions of Lithuania: Kaunas
Regions of Lithuania: Kaunas

Regions of Lithuania: Kaunas

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  • Mindaugas etokas, Managing Director, Kitron UAB

    With the biggest technological university in the Baltic States, Kaunas can rightly be called the industrial capital of Lithuania. What impresses us most is the quality of our employees here in Lithuania. Their drive and dedication to their work greatly enhances productivity in our operations here.

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    Home to advanced engineering and breakthrough technologies

    Your business location in Lithuania

    Kaunas region

  • The citys technical university is the largest provider of qualified engineers in the country. With its strong ties to business, and long experience of servicing the regions largest players, KTU is an essential resource for companies operating in the area.

    Kaunas offers perfect logistics access by road, rail and air. Kaunas Aiport is also the largest cargo airport in the country. Kaunas SEZ, a hub of logistics and advanced maufacturing, is conveniently connected to the airport.

    As a centre for the production of top talent in the fields of the humanities, the social sciences and IT, Kaunas is the ideal destination for SSC development. Internationally acknowledged as CEEs Emerging city of the year, Kaunas holds great untapped potential for growth.

    Advanced electrical and mechanical engineering

    Food and beverages

    Shared services IT

    1 2 3 4

    Industrial competences

    Key facts

    Germany, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Poland, Latvia.

    Healthcare, automotive, marine, oil and gas, military, agriculture (livestock and arable), finance and automation.

    39,1%

    Automotive components, electric vehicles, charging points and parts, computer vision systems, electronic components and industry automation solutions.

    Cloud-powered solutions, mobile development, UI and UX design, e-commerce solutions, web development platform, software solutions for engineering, F&A software and IT security solutions.

    Lyophilised fruit, berries and vegetables, food supplements, crop production, flour, premixes, pet food, alcoholic beverages, meat and fish processing, sugar and confectionary.

    IT, F&A, HR, customer services and other support functions.

    2nd largest (19,7%) share of Lithuanias GDP.

    18 Vocational schools 8 Colleges 8 Universities

    56 030 Number of students

    Labour pool / 2014

    298 800

    19,14%

    8,9%

    655

    NEED JOB

    Employees in manufacturing

    Seeking employment

    Region average salary

    Labour poolNumber of residents584 763

    TOP 5 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES (BY NUMBER OF STUDENTS)

    Engineering,manufacturing and

    construction

    Health and welfare

    Social sciences, business and law

    Services8%

    16%

    29%

    23%

    Other17%

    Humanities and Arts7%

    AUTOMATE

    Top export countries Industries served Value of locally produced exports in relation to regional GDP

  • Vilnius international airport100 km

    Kruonis Technology Park

    Kaunas airportImmediate access

    Other Infrastructure

    Klaipda State Seaport 228 km

    Kaunas aerohub

    Kaunas Free Economic Zonewww.ftz.lt | 0% tax on profits and dividends*

    Kdainiai Free Economic Zonewww.kedainiulez.lt | 0% on tax profits and dividends*

    SEZ Special Economic Zones

    *Conditions apply

    Santaka ValleyR&D centre for sustainable chemistry and biopharmacy, future energy, mechatronics, information and communication technologies.

    Nemunas ValleyR&D centre for agrobiotechnology, Bioenergy and Forestry;Food technology, safety and health.

    Kaunas Science and Technology Park

    KTU Start up space

    Science valleys & Technology Parks

    *Sources: Lithuanian National Statistics, 2014

    FDI STOCK GROWTH (2010-2014) TOP 5 INVESTORS BY COUNTRY

    FDI BY SECTOR (2014)

    Gro

    wth

    : 27%

    1,176.23M

    2010

    2014

    1,488.52M

    1,488.52M

    39%

    19%

    15%

    Manufacturing

    Wholesale & Retail

    Real estate operations

    5%Construction

    10%R&D

    12%Other

    RU FI LU DENL

    KLAIPDA

    PALANGA

    PANEVYS

    BELARUSPOLAND

    LATVIA

    BALTICSEA

    RUSSIA

    KAUNAS

    VILNIUS

    IAULIAI

    Infrastructure

    FDI in the region / 2014

  • Other leading companies in the region

    ITAdvanced electrical and mechanical engineering

    Food andbeverages

    Shared services

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