Innovations created at KTU will be introduced to life sciences professionals from 30 countries

Important | 2018-08-08

In the approaching international conference Life Sciences Baltics 2018 four researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) will introduce their innovative products and research. Nobel prize winner in chemistry, chief scientific adviser to the Government of Ireland, Hiroshima University President and other distinguished scholars and business representatives are among the speakers at the event.

Life Sciences Baltics 2018 is the only international forum in the Baltics for world-class biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical experts from all around the world. 1,500 key sector players and decision makers from around 30 countries will take part in the event, which will introduce state-of-the-art scientific infrastructure and investor-ready startups in the Baltic countries, will provide a chance to discuss not only innovations, but also EU strategic directions and funding opportunities.

The topics of the conference include degenerative and genetic diseases, personalised medicine, technologies in life sciences for healthcare, immuno-oncology and many others.

Professor Egidijus Kazanavičius, Director of the Real Time Computer Systems Centre will talk on the internet of things integration into elderly people’s life, professor Tomas Blažauskas (Faculty of Informatics) will introduce Virtual Reality technologies for health, professor Renaldas Raišutis (Ultrasound Research Institute) will introduce the possibilities of application of ultrasonic technologies for characterisation and properties of biological tissues and liquids and professor Vaidotas Marozas, Director at Biomedical Engineering Institute will talk on new personal health devises for unobtrusive monitoring of chronic diseases.

Life Sciences Baltics 2018 is also an exhibition of the most advanced companies of the sector, where a limited number of 60+ companies have an opportunity to present their technologies, products or services. Moreover, the event presents an opportunity to the startups of the region to gain additional knowledge and knowhow though Startup Masterclasses – two day long intensive training course tailored for life science startups in the Baltics and for innovative non-EU life sciences entrepreneurs from Turkey, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia and other countries meeting requirements for the Startup Visa.

Life Sciences Baltics 2018 is taking place on 26–27 of September in LITEXPO, Vilnius.

More information here.