Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA)
Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) is the main governmental institution, responsible for implementation of innovation policy in Lithuania. Briefly, it is a national innovation funding agency.
MITA was established in 2010 with the aim to foster business and science cooperation and to create a favorable environment for entrepreneurship and innovation in Lithuania. These goals are foreseen in national Innovation Strategy.
The Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Education and Science are the main founders of MITA. The activities of MITA are jointly supported and funded by them.
Lithuania is a member of EUREKA since 1999. MITA participates in national programme coordinators network providing information, consultation and partners search services for Lithuanian participants. The main task of MITA is to ensure national funding for projects.
The national project evaluation procedure lasts between 2-3 months.
The website: www.mita.lt