LITHUANIA (28/07/2015)


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"Research, Innovation and Science: Cooperation between EU Member States, Associated Countries, the European Union and China: A Testimony of Excellence" pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

Priority fields of cooperation

Energy, environment, ICT

Main initiatives and programmes

The agreement on scientific-technological cooperation includes following measures:

  • Exchange of scientific delegations, individual scientists and specialists;
  • Exchange of scientific-technological information and documentation, samples of the materials and products, know-how and licences;
  • Organization of scientific-technological symposiums and scientific conferences;
  • Implementation of joint projects and scientific works, as well as Exchange of the results of researches and scientific works;
  • Other scientific-technological cooperation methods, mutually agreed.

The agreement on cooperation in the field of culture includes the following measures:

  • Exchange of scientists, teachers, specialists for lectures or study visits;
  • Granting scholarships according to the needs and possibilities of the other side;
  • Support of the direct contacts and cooperation between the universities of both countries;
  • Support and promotion of the participation of scientists and specialists participation in the science conferences held in both countries.
  • Lithuania 's mobile operator Omnitel, University of Vilnius (Lithuania) and China's  Huawei Technologies and the University of Vilnius set up a joint research laboratory in autumn 2011 by signing a cooperation agreement.  The laboratory focuses on speech recognition, cloud computing, designing applications and other issues.
  • Lithuania‘s NORTHTOWN technology park signed a cooperation agreement with the EU Innovation Centre Chengdu EUPIC and Chengdu high-tech industrial park. The main cooperation fields are energy sector, IT, high-tech industries and environmental protection in technologies. Main objectives are active communication, cooperation in innovations, trade and investment and other bilateral cooperation.

Information on bilateral agreements

  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the People's Republic of China on scientific-technological cooperation, signed in April, 1992
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Co-operation in the Field of Culture signed in November, 1993


EURAXESS "Funding Guide for Researchers Mobility and Collaboration between Europe and China" 2015

  • Short-term Researcher Visits Funding Competition
  • Support to Research Activities of Scientists and other Researchers (Global Grant)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Promotional Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates 


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