Mission, vision and objectives
Kaunas Science and Technology Park (Kaunas STP) – is a public institution established in 1998 with the aim to increase an efficiency of research and development (R&D) activities at Kaunas University of Technology and Kaunas region. Today Kaunas STP is the largest partner of science, public and business cooperation in Lithuania. It is the only STP in the country with business incubation facilities, Technology Demonstration Centre and R&D laboratories on site.
Kaunas STP aims to increase the competitiveness of tech businesses globally by providing the highest-level innovation support services, making efficient use of the resources of innovation ecosystem, developing the community of innovative businesses and fostering innovation culture within Kaunas region. Kaunas STP is a component of Lithuanian innovation ecosystem and as an organisation it is putting an effort to meet the present needs of business.
There are three shareholders of Kaunas STP: Ministry of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania, Kaunas University of Technology and Vytautas Magnus University.
In 2018 Lithuania has become the Associated Country of the world’s largest nuclear and particle physics laboratory CERN (Switzerland). Associate membership opens opportunities for Lithuania to work closely with CERN in the fields of science, industry and technology. The business incubation centre, known as Lithuanian BIC of CERN Technologies, was opened at Kaunas STP.