Welcome to the 10th edition of ILTH newsletter!
Over the last few months, we`ve extended our work on building stronger relations and business cooperation between Israel and Lithuania. Our recent main activities and involvements:
We hope you enjoy this edition!
The Hub Team
February 1, 2018 Jerusalem: OurCrowd Global Investor Summit 2018
The OurCrowd Global Investor Summit is the largest investor event in Israel and the biggest equity crowdfunding event in the world, providing an unparalleled forum for members of the tech startup ecosystem to meet, interact, learn, and grow. More details http://summit.ourcrowd.com/
FEB 13-15th, 2018 Muni world – Smart Cities
MUNI WORLD is an annual offline think tank focused on brainstorming key challenges and threats facing Smart Cities.
Digital, Technical and Information Officers from the leading global cities get together to reveal proven best practices and exchange expertise.
More details http://www.muniworld.com/
May 15-17th, 2018 MIXiii-BIOMED
May 15-17th, MIXiii-BIOMED is the leading event of Israel’s life sciences industry. Hailed as the annual meeting place for players of Israel’s healthcare industry with their colleagues from around the globe, MIXiii-BIOMED presents a unique and exuberating occasion to participate in discussions, panel presentations, product demonstrations and networking opportunities, all paving the way for new business collaborations.
More details http://kenes-exhibitions.com/biomed/
June 17-21, 2018: International Cyber Week
Bringing together international cybersecurity experts and enthusiasts, Cyber Week provides the opportunity to gain insight into the latest global developments in cybersecurity. More details
December 28: Global Lithuanian Awards
On December 28, guests and laureates for the Global Lithuania Awards 2017 gathered at the Town Hall. Global Lithuanian Awards reward the remarkable talent, exceptional vision, and responsible ambition of Lithuanians and Lithuania-connected people who have been contributing to the prosperity and global standing of Lithuania.
This year 33 nominees in 9 different categories from 8 different countries were presented in the Global Lithuania Awards. The patron of the awards, President Dalia Grybauskaitė awarded laureates with statues, representing the ideas of strength and integration.
Zvika Kezurer a chairman at ILTH participated at the ceremony in Vilnius. Zvika was nominated for the for Global Experience for Lithuanian Business. More details about the event http://www.gllawards.lt/en
December 2, New Appointment
We are proud to welcome Skaistė Budbergytė-Zabielaitė joining ILTH as Technology Business Development.
In 2017 Skaistė graduated from the Tel Aviv University with an LL.M. in Technology Law adding a third diploma to her interdisciplinary education altogether with International Business Management (B.A.) and Judaism studies (M.A.) in the Vilnius University.
After gaining experience in the fields of innovation facilitation and commercialisation of creative businesses, she joined our team with an unconventional set of professional skills and a well-established network in IT, Physical and Life Sciences sectors of Lithuania. Skaistė is eager to accelerate Lithuania’s’ knowledge and technology transfer as well as startups to Israel.
November 31, SLUSH HELSINKI
Tomas Navardauskas participated at Slush Helsinki startup and tech event. It was great to reuniting with friends from the Nordics and getting some new knowledge on the latest trends in tech world.
The Slush gathered up to 20,000 attendees from over 130 countries including 2,600 startups, 1,500 investors, 600 journalists and top speakers to Helsinki. This thrill led to nearly 10,000 meetups between startups and investors. It`s big, well organised and phenomenal atmosphere event. More about the event here:
November 15, new partnership
The Hub established new partnership with Klaipeda Free Economic Zone and would like to welcome aboard, whilst Teva Baltics and Inova Baltics remains our principal partner. We are appreciative and grateful to our sponsors!
On 16th January 2018, we are pleased to host representatives from Klaipeda Free Economic Zone and organise the SEMINAR - DESTINATION EU 2018: DISCOVER WHY LITHUANIA (LITA) IS THE OBVIOUS CHOICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS?.
The Seminar will feature the Klaipeda Free Economic Zone, the benefits it offers to business, factories etc. The ideal gateway into the EU. More details about the event here:
September 3-7, 2017: ILTH AT DLD TEL AVIV INNOVATION FESTIVAL
During the week of 2-7 of September ILTH hosted a delegation of about 30 people from Lithuania. INFOBALT, the association for IT companies in Lithuania, along with the participants from both private, and public sectors with different interests for their visit. On top of the participation in the DLD festival, together with the Embassy of Lithuania we arranged many meetings with universities, VCs, accelerators, companies, and organizations who expressed an interest to meet the delegates. Startup Lithuania Roadshow with selected 7 startups this year came back to DLD Innovation days.
On September 3, we were honoured to host Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Linas Linkevičius, H.E. Edminas Bagdonas and Israeli Ambassador to Lithuania H.E. Amir Maimon for a meeting with Lithuania - Israel Tech Hub and visiting Infobalt Lithuanian IT companies’ delegation.
Strengthening the economic cooperation, as well as opportunities for an exchange of best practices with the Israel were discussed, leading with the presentations about the Israel business environment. More information about the event here:
September 4-5, Vilnius synagogue conference
The Israel Lithuania Chamber of Commerce and Technology Hub is proud to be a partner of International Conference ,,How to commemorate the Great synagogue of Vilna site?".
Len Judes, a Chairman Israel Lithuania Chamber of Commerce participated and delivered a speech, linking the past to the present and future.
We want to thank you, Litvak World for organizing an excellent and meaningful conference!
More information about the conference here:
We came with a mission - to strengthen the connection, deepen the relations between Israel and Lithuania and work for better future together.
We would like to thank our sponsors for supporting our activity Teva Baltics, Inova Baltics and Klaipeda Free Economic Zone.
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