Research & Innovation performance and Horizon 2020 country participation for Lithuania

Country profile and featured projects for Lithuania

The European Semester, the Commission's yearly cycle of economic policy coordination, supports Member States' structural reforms in different policy areas to promote jobs, growth and investment. Research and innovation play a key role in this context. That is why the Commission gives recommendations to and closely work with the Member States to increase the performance of their national research and innovation systems.

Country profile

The PDF file below contains the Horizon 2020 country profile and a link to a database of success stories related to Lithuania.

Featured Projects

This list contains 5 recently published articles on projects that have a partner in Lithuania.

Breakthrough paves way for better plastics recycling

Photo of plastic bottle in the sea

EU-funded researchers are working on an industrial-grade pilot plant to demonstrate a new way to break down common plastics for recycling. This pioneering process using microwave technology could contribute to Europe's efforts to curb plastic waste.
Read more

Capitalising on cultural heritage in historic city centres

Photo of the Porticoes of Bologna

EU-funded researchers in collaboration with historic city centres are developing new regeneration approaches, capitalising on the cities' heritage to transform their centres into creative and sustainable districts. The aim is to generate economic growth, create jobs and improve quality of life.
Read more

High-tech farms for a sustainable future


An EU-funded project is striving to help farms become more resource-efficient, productive and environmentally-friendly by facilitating their use of modern technology.
Read more

Strengthening the EU's relations with its Eastern neighbours


EU-funded research is looking at how Eastern Partnership policies can evolve to support stronger political and economic relations, to the mutual benefit of the EU and its neighbours to the East.
Read more

Together for sustainable cities: an international research alliance

city view

The world's cities account for less than 3% of its land surface, but they are already home to much of its population. By 2050, two-thirds of us are projected to live in urban areas, where joined-up management of food, water and energy will be increasingly important. A wave of partly EU-funded projects is about to explore this sustainability issue.
Read more

You can find all the success stories for Lithuania in the Information Centre.

Go back to the map