Vilnius, Lithuania

09 October, 2018

University of Latvia (LU) technology transfer experts promoted the potential of LU research competencies for cooperation with industry during forum Life Sciences Baltics 2018 (LSB 2018), 26th – 27th September in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Baltic TRAM project was presented during poster-session and discussions with cooperation partners by presenting the established international network and business cases.

During LSB2018 SMEs and START-UPs presented their products and services for potential investors. LU START-UP Alternative Plants established by LU researchers M. Boroduskis and A. Ramata-Stunda gained 2nd place in competition Pitch Challenge. Alternative Plants produce valuable biologically active ingredients for cosmetics industry by using plant stem cells and biotechnologies. In the competition of 26 companies Alternative Plants received the legal advisory package from company „Rödl & Partner”.

LSB 2018 was a unique opportunity for LU representatives to get to know world-class leading life science experts, share ideas for future networking and find common interests for the development of innovative ideas. The conference was attended by 1,800 participants from 30 countries.

The conference images are available here

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