On November 5-9, 2019 the delegation of the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC) participated in the Lithuanian-Chinese conference “Sino-Lithuanian Forum on Advanced Laser Technologies and Applications”.
The event was held in Jinan, China and was designed to promote the development of laser science, technology and applications between Shandong province of China, FTMC and Vilnius University researchers and the high-tech industry of photonics.
During the forum, FTMC and Shandong Academy of Sciences signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This Memorandum is a symbolic agreement between both institutions to cooperate in laser scientific research and application.
In the signing ceremony participated Chancellor of the LR Government Algirdas Stončaitis, Chairman of the LR Seimas Committee on Economics Rimantas Sinkevičius, Lithuanian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China Ina Marčiulionytė, managing director at “Enterprise Lithuania” Daina Kleponė.
“The Memorandum of Understanding is an important step, which opens up new avenues for cooperation between Lithuanian and Chinese scientists, for development of joint bilateral projects, implementation of high added value innovations. "- said FTMC director prof. Gintaras Valušis, who signed the document.
During the conference FTMC prof. G. Valušis made the presentation on "Photonics research and innovation activities at FTMC". Monika Poškutė, director of “RTO Lithuania”, Lithuanian Research and Technology Organization Association, FTMC Innovation Manager, presented the Association and its activities.
FTMC delegation also visited the Laser Institute of Shandong Academy of Sciences, enterprises “Inspur” and “Bodor-Laser”. There were presented FTMC scientific research activities and established partnership with Chinese scientists and industry.