Lead Beneficiary



  1. Klaipėda Science and Technology Park
By opening the door of the Klaipeda Science and Technology Park (KSTP) we intended to gather under one roof enthusiasts of successful development from Klaipeda city and all western Lithuania: progressive thinking students full of innovative ideas, post-graduates, entrepreneurs and their enterprises in order to enhance the collaboration between science, industry and other branches of economy as well as development of high technology sectors. We hope to interest the visitors of our internet site in our activity and encourage them to collaborate in development of an innovative environment and innovation based economy in the Klaipeda Region.
Klaipeda Science and Technology Park
Director Roma Stubrienė
  1. Federal Association of SME's, Rostock
The BVMW is a politically independent association which caters for all commercial branches and professions, and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses in politics, with administrative authorities, with trade unions and with major companies. Medium-sized businesses – around 3.3 million individual enterprises in all – are the backbone and impulse of the German economy.
Through your membership of the BVMW, you assist in strengthening the situation of small and medium-sized businesses and enable them to secure a more powerful position.  At the same time you, too, benefit from the services of a large and growing mutually supportive group.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mario Ohoven
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   President of the BVMW
3.      Klaipeda sea port authority
State Enterprise Klaipeda State Seaport Authority is the main transport hub and the gate of Lithuania to the world. Before the restoration of independence of Lithuania in 1990 there were two separate ports: sea commercial port and fishing port.  In the territory of the port there were about 20 enterprises and organizations that belonged to different authorities.
In 1991 Klaipeda port authority was founded by the Decree of the Government of Lithuania and in 1992 Klaipeda port got the status of state seaport. In 1996 there was promulgated the law on Klaipeda State Seaport, which states that the land and water territory, the quay-walls, hydro-technical equipment navigation routes, canals and other objects of infrastructure – belong to the state and cannot be privatized.
The state manages all those objects and assures their activities via State Enterprise Klaipeda State Seaport Authority, the main objective of which is – to permanently develop the port, maintain its competitiveness and increase cargo handling volumes.
  1. NPPE Klaipeda Shipping Research Centre
Klaipeda Shipping Research Centre (KSRC) is non profit public entity work mainly in Maritime Sector. Main tasks of the KSRC:
-         Maritime policy;
-         Shipping research, organization and management;
-         Shipping safety and security;
-         Logistics;
-         Transport corridors research and optimization;
-         Motorway of the sea research and organization;
  1. Wismar University of Technology, Business and Design
 Wismar University of Applied Sciences stands on educational pillars of Technology, Business and Design. Untraditional composition of scientific disciplines range from the traditional electronic engineering, mechanical engineering and business administration to modern topics such as multimedia technology, communications design and media or architectural design. Wismar University plays a key role as a regional competence centre education, research and innovation sector with strong orientation on international collaborations and networking activities. International oriented research and education make Wismar University to an innovator strengthening the regional business structures. Acting as an integrative part of Technology and Industrial Centre in Wismar and Schwerin, Wismar University is a catalyst for the knowledge sharing and technology transfer between academic and business structures on regional, national and international level. Business Department that represents Wismar University in EIREP Project possesses the competences in the following fields: entrepreneurship, development & internationalization of SMEs, maritime logistics, shipbuilding industry, wood processing industry, food industry, renewable energy and materials, nanotechnology and plastics technology.
  1. Blekinge Institute of Technology
At Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) education and research are of a very high international standard and learning is the focal point for student, teacher and researcher alike. We are the most distinctly profiled institutes in Sweden, with a clear focus on Applied IT and Sustainable Development of Industry and Society.
  1. Port of Karlshamn
The Port of Karlshamn is the major expanding port in south-east Sweden. The port is also one of the largest in Sweden and is of increasing importance in the south-east Baltic region, especially when it comes to transport to and from the east.
At present the port handles mainly energy-, forestry- and bulk products along with ro-ro traffic.
Karlshamn is attractively situated for transport, establishing companies, logistics, logistical development, cargo rail-links etc. The port is constantly growing and there are opportunities for those who are keen to develop and expand.
The Port of Karlshamn works according to the needs of its customers, with an open and positive attitude to new ideas, set-ups, solutions, forms of collaboration, development, projects etc.
  1. Maritime University of Szczecin
The University has over 100 well-equipped laboratories, a modern research-training vessel the m/s Nawigator XXI, and 14 most technically advanced simulators: Ship Handling Simulator equipped with a 3D visual system, Anti-Collision ARPA Simulator, Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Simulator, Vessel Traffic System (VTS) simulator, Satellite Communication System Simulator - GMDSS, Hydro-­Acoustic Simulator, Autopilot Simulator, Radar Simulator, Cargo Handling Simulator, Fishing Simulator, Operational Engine Room Simulator, Graphical Engine Room Simulator, Refrigeration Simulator, Marine Centrifugal Pump's Simulator. In 2006 we obtained the founds from EU for building another two highly specialized simulators: Full-Mission Bridge Simulator with several virtual bridges and Engine Room Simulator. This makes the University one of the best-equipped by XXI century standards maritime universities in the world
In 1997 we celebrated the 50th anniversary of maritime education in the Western Pomerania Region, and in 1999 - the 30th anniversary of the Szczecin Maritime University. Today we are proud to be able to offer one of the most modern systems of maritime education and training.
  1. Swedish Road Administration
The Swedish Road Administration is the national authority assigned the overall responsibility for the entire road transport system. Our task is to co-operate with others to develop an efficient road transport system in the direction
stipulated by the Swedish Government and Parliament.
We have been commissioned to create a safe, environmentally sound and gender-equal road transport system that contributes to regional development and offers individuals and the business community easy accessibility and high transport quality.

Project is introducing 16 associated partners

AB "DFDS LISCO", Association of Lithuanian Stevedoring Companies, Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Republic of Lithuania, Klaipedos Smelte LKAB, Ministry of Transport, Building and regional Development Mecklenburg-Vorpommen, Kretinga District Municipality, Municipality of Szczecin, Environmental Protection and City Engineering Department, Wismar Sea Port, General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways - Division in Szczecin, PCC Port Szczecin Ltd., JSC "OTA", JSC "Arijus", Office for Inland Navigation in Szczecin, The Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, Danish Road Directorate under Ministry of Transport, Technical Center of Estonian Roads


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Federal Association of SME's, Rostock

NPPE Klaipeda Shipping Research centre



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