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Wednesday, 11.12.2013, 13:21
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip and Prime Minister of Finland Jyrki Katainen concluded an intergovernmental agreement that will become the basis for cooperation in the fields of e-government and information society between Estonia and Finland, informs LETA.
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Estonian Police and Border Guard Board representatives and companies concluded on Tuesday a cooperation agreement to start marking objects made of metal, in order to fight and prevent theft of metal objects that thieves sell for scrap metal, LETA/Postimees writes.
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Passport Tracking and AFIS System (CenAFIS) uses MegaMatcher biometric technology developed by Lithuanian company Neurotechnology, informed LETA the company.
Estonian software developing company Nortal concluded on Sunday several agreements with government institutions of Oman, in order to create dozens of new e-services there, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
The Estonian state plans to enter the risk capital market via the state-owned Kredex foundation and invest 60 mln euros in start-up companies, LETA/Postimees reports.
Baltic Assembly selected Estonia-based border queue electronic system developer GoSwift as one of the most innovative companies in the Baltic States, GoSwift said in a statement, informs LETA.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite congratulated the laureates of the Knowledge Economy Company Awards, informs LETA/ELTA.
In 2014-2016 the demand for information and communications technology specialists in Lithuania will be five times higher than the supply. According to the study by the association Infobalt, there will be a demand for 17,500 ICT specialists, while Lithuanian higher education institutions will prepare 3,200 graduates, informs LETA/ELTA.
On the second day of the Vilnius Innovation Forum Innovation Drift, the participants mostly focused on eco-innovation, the website eu2013.lt reports. Discussions and presentations on the topic were given by representatives of the European Commission, international businesses and non-governmental organizations, writes LETA/ELTA.
Latvian airline airBaltic is the first brand of the Baltic region to reach 100 000 Facebook followers. To celebrate such an achievement, airBaltic used an unmanned drone to deliver free flight tickets to Facebook fans, informs BC Jānis Vanags, vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic.
The largest European Union research and innovation program Horizon 2020 was presented to participants of the ongoing Innovation Forum Innovation Drift, taking place in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius; the budget of the program for 2014-2020 period is expected to reach approximately EUR 80 billion, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to eu2013.lt.
Lithuania-based electricity production company Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba informed that on December 4, 2013, UAB Technologiju ir Inovaciju Centras (Technology and Innovaton Center, was established and registered at the Register of Legal Entities, informs LETA.
Lexel Fabrika was the largest company in electrical and electronic appliance industry in Latvia in 2012
With a turnover of LVL 27.8 million, Lexel Fabrika was the leader in Latvia's electrical and electronic appliance industry in 2013, according to the Latvian Business Report 2013 collated by Firmas.lv and Nozare.lv, writes LETA.
According to Lithuania's Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas, Lithuania and the European Union had to find the way how to coordinate the scientific and economic activities especially in the small business sector, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Commission has published a short account of the new Horizon 2020 funding instruments, which start assisting member states from 2014. The Baltic Course reveals the main aspects of the program for the Baltic scientists, researchers and decision-makers.