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Tuesday, 11.03.2014, 19:27
SEB Pank of Estonia held “Innovation Lab 2014”, a workshop for small and medium-sized companies (SME), with the aim of helping SMEs to go to new markets or apply innovative technologies in order to gain more customers and increase their turnover, SEB said in a statement. Workshops will be run in all three of the Baltic States, and a total of 600 innovation-minded SMEs – including 200 in Tallinn – will participate in them, writes LETA.
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From today, people will be able to read not only paper Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania but also the electronic variant of the Constitution. The Constitution will be available on the phone and in the electronic book readers, informs LETA/ELTA.
At a meeting with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzõ Abe, announced that Japan will be participating in the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, will start bilateral cyber security co-operation with Estonia and wishes to join the Internet Freedom Coalition and establish close relations with the Nordic and Baltic countries, informed BC presidential press service.
Corporation Bentley Systems, the global leader in engineering design systems, will install state-of-the-art software and engineering technology for training of engineers at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU), reports LETA/ELTA.
The Ministry of Environment of Lithuania will introduce effective and modern measures in order to ensure effectiveness of state environmental protection control, optimize the use of technical resources and prevent misuse, informs LETA/ELTA.
In 2014, Information Society Development Programme 2011-2019, coordinated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania, is being updated. With the Government's approval, by 2020 the goals and objectives for Information Society Development will be implemented in Information Society Development program 2014-2020 Digital Agenda for Lithuania, informed LETA/ELTA the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
The satellite LitSat-1 of the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is already successfully controlled form the Earth. On Tuesday, the satellite radio station of KTU established a two-way connection with LitSat-1 for the first time, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian Prosecutor's Office started a criminal investigation on Thursday over the leaking of a phone call recording of a conversation between Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton on the Internet, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Today, on 5 March, Statistics Estonia launched an Internet-based map application, which enables to create thematic maps and perform spatial queries based on the results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC).
The survey of the small and medium-sized enterprises carried out by the SEB bank revealed that only third of the enterprises in Lithuania planned the innovations in 2014 and the biggest part of them planned to introduce new product or service, reports LETA/ELTA.
Most of the new twenty stationary speed cameras will be located in Riga and in the vicinity of Riga, according to the map of speed camera locations posted on the Road Traffic Safety Directorate's website, informs LETA.
Port of Tallinn has initiated a Smart Port project that concentrates on reducing car and truck passengers’ waiting time by providing holistic and easy to understand service organizing electronic pre-check in, check-in and line management for ports with multiple ferry operators, informs BC port’s press service.
According to unaudited consolidated data, AB Snaige has achieved a turnover of LTL 176 million in 2013 (i.e. 18% more than over the same period of year 2012). Unaudited consolidated loss before tax of the company in 2013 has reached LTL 8.6 million, informs LETA/ELTA.
The joint-stock electric machine manufacturer Rigas elektromasinbuves rupnica (RER) operated with EUR 33.88 million in 2013, 10.1% less when compared to 2012, according to the company's un-audited financial report submitted to NASDAQ OMX Riga, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite attended the opening of a new manufacturing building of the research-manufacturing company Light Conversion, informs LETA/ELTA.