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
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Germany, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Poland, Latvia.
Healthcare, automotive, marine, oil and gas, military, agriculture (livestock and arable), finance and automation.
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
Employees in manufacturing
Region average salary
Labour poolNumber of residents584 763
TOP 5 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES (BY NUMBER OF STUDENTS)
Health and welfare
Social sciences, business and law
Humanities and Arts7%
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
Klaipda State Seaport 228 km
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
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)
Wholesale & Retail
Real estate operations
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FDI in the region / 2014