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Venue: Kaunas University of Technology, Santakos slenis, K. Barsausko str. 59, Kaunas
Date and Time: Thursday 19 september 1300-1630 PM
For info and registration, CONTACT: Jolita Kausiuviene, joka(a)pha.dk – phone  0045 72482716

The EU Interreg project “South Baltic Food Innovation” and Kaunas University of Technology invites a group of stakeholders in Lithuania to a seminar. The main target groups are small and medium sized entreprises (SME) and innovation actors in the regional food sector.

The seminar provides participants with concrete & useful tools and inspiration to create new innovation and growth:

– The Food Innovation Toolbox: Hands-on guides, cases, findings and learning
– Expert reports on Export and Packacking regulations, needs and options
– Next steps in Lithuania: Info on upcoming events and further support

Event language – simultaneous translation from English to Lithuanian

 

Preliminary program: 

13.00 – 13.30 Lithuanian food SME experience in export and future tendencies
by Giedrius Bagusinskas, SMART food cluster coordinator

13.30 – 13.50 Innovation in Food packaging: plastic packaging alternatives and tendencies
by Visvaldas Varzinskas, Head of Centre for Packaging innovation and Research at Kaunas University of Technology

13.50 – 14.10 SBFOODINNO short presentation of Toolbox (web-based version presented)
by Michael Christiansen, SBFOODINNO Project Manager at University College Absalon (DK) and Jeanette Purhagen, Project Manager and Researcher at Lund University (SE)

14.10 – 14.20 Brake

14.20 – 14.50 Innovative food creation in collaboration with research institutions (Confectionery factory RUTA case presentation)
by Ruta Gilaitiene, Head of Innovation at Ruta Confectionery factory and representative from Institute of horticulture, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Technology at Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry

14.50 – 16.30
Workshop (s) – Canvas model

 

At the seminar the following organizations are present
Alphabetical order, the list is constantly updated:

• Institute of horticulture, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Technology at Lithuanian Research
• Centre for Agriculture and Forestry
• Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts
• Kaunas University of Technology
• Lithuanian Food Exporters Association – LitMEA/SMART Food cluster, LT
• Lithuanian Innovation Center, LT
• Lund University, SE
• National Food Cluster, LT
• National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at Kaunas University of Technology
• Rietavas Tourism and Business Information Centre
• Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE
• Telsiai county business incubator
• University College Absalon, DK

 

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