Home to 2/3 of the countrys IT talent, as well as the majority of its technology universities and colleges, Vilnius is a hub for software development, IT, R&D and computer game development.
Named Best City for SSCs in the CEE region in 2015, and the destination of choice for top brands such as AIG, Nasdaq and Barclays, Vilnius is firmly on the map as a growth centre for SSC development.
Vilnius University, in co-operation with Santara valley, is able to offer the talent and infrastructure that are essential for the development of life sciences and biotechnology businesses.
Life sciences Electronics, photonics and optics
Germany, Russia, Latvia, Poland. Finance, construction, logistics, retail, consumer electronics, R&D laboratories and industrial machinery, digital services.
Enzymes, medical devices for respiratory support, molecular biology products, generic and innovative pharmaceuticals, preparations and food suplements.
Scientific and industrial lasers, optical parametric amplifiers, solar cells and modules, metering equipment, wireless controls and remote fleet management systems.
Shared services and BPOsF&A, IT, HR, Customer Operations and more: legal processes, procurement, business intelligence and analytics.
Video game engines, digital marketing tools, web and mobile applications, cloud services, F&A software solutions, cybersecurity solutions, predictive analytics.
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20 Vocational schools 10 Colleges 12 Universities
77 715 Number of students
Labour pool / 2014
Employees in manufacturing
Region average salary
Labour poolNumber of residents806 319
TOP 5 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES (BY NUMBER OF STUDENTS)
Health and welfare
Social sciences, business and law
Humanities and Arts9%
Top export countries Industries served
Largest share of Lithuanias GDP (40,1%)
Value of locally produced exports in relation to regional GDP
Sunrise Valley www.sunrisevalley.lt/en | Specialisation: laser and light technologies, materials science and nanotechnologies, semiconductor physics and electronics and civil engineering.
Santara Valley www.santariskes.eu | Specialisation: biotechnology, innovative medical technologies, molecular medicine and biopharmacy, ecosystems and sustainable development, informatics and communication technologies.
Visoriai Information Technology Parkwww.vitp.lt/en | Part of Santara Valley
Ukmerg Industrial Parkwww.stansefabrikken.com
Northtown Technology Parkwww.smtp.lt
Science & Technology Parks
Kaunas Airport96 km
Riga Airport (LV)302 km
Less than 3hrs flight to
Warszaw (PL)454 km
Port of Klaipda 309 km
*Sources: Lithuanian National Statistics, 2014
FDI STOCK GROWTH (2010-2014) TOP 5 INVESTORS BY COUNTRY
FDI BY SECTOR (2014)
Finance and Insurance
Wholesale and Retail
Information and Communication
FDI in the region / 2014
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Special Economic Zones