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2021 04 15
Freedom ID to open more activities currently closed

A proposal from the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation to legitimise the so-called Freedom ID has been submitted to the Government. This ID will help to free up many businesses and bring some people back to activities that are paralysed due to the quarantine restrictions. 

2021 03 18
Minister Armonaitė proposed Lithuanian expert assistance for Ukraine to join common EU data space

At the meeting with Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov on Thursday, Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė discussed the importance of digitisation and open data and offered Lithuania’s support and expert assistance for Ukraine to join the Common ...

2021 03 08
Minister Armonaitė: we want to have more women among talents

Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė met with prominent Lithuanian women scientists and discussed possibilities of how to raise more talents capable of developing innovation in Lithuania and how to encourage girls to more actively choose studies and professions of natural and exact sciences.  

2021 02 11
Relaxing quarantine restrictions on business: individual services, reopening of more shops allowed

From Monday (15 February), the restrictions on quarantine for business will be eased; it will be possible to provide beauty treatment and other individual services while maintaining safe distance; non-food and flower shops will be able to resume activities. The Lithuanian Government has approved these proposals.

2021 02 08
EUR 30 million to be provided to businesses for coronavirus testing with plans to test 100 thousand employees

The Ministry of the Economy and Innovation will provide EUR30 million to test small and medium-sized business representatives for coronavirus. Businesses will be partially reimbursed for rapid tests and tests carried out in health care establishments. One rapid serological test or a rapid antigen test will ...

2021 01 28
Opening data to business and society

Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė, who met remotely with Director General of SE Centre of Registers Saulius Urbanavičius, talked about how to open data to the business and society, also, discussed data security issues and a possibility of establishing a digital embassy.  

2021 01 14
Free and prosperous Belarus is in the interest of Lithuania

At the meeting with Belarusian civil society leader Sviatlana Cichanouskaja, Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė discussed measures to be introduced to facilitate conditions for Belarusian enterprises persecuted by the political regime to continue their activities in Lithuania. The Minister also stressed that she supports and will ...

2021 01 13
Key to success of a state is growing and attracting highly qualified talents

Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė, who had a remote meeting with Director General of Invest Lithuania Mantas Katinas today, says this institution should make maximum use of the existing situation in the world both by attracting investments to our country and by helping businesses of third countries to get established in ...

2020 12 22
Aušrinė Armonaitė and her Polish counterpart discussed the importance of ensuring transit through Poland

Today, Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė spoke by phone with the Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development, Labour and Technology Jarosław Gowin. During the conversation, it was discussed how, in the difficult situation due to the coronavirus, Poland would ensure that ...

2020 12 15
Minister Aušrinė Armonaitė‘s team comprising people with strong experience in business and politics

The political team of Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušinė Armonaitė is joined by Vice Ministers Jovita Neliupšienė and Vincas Jurgutis, Chancellor Iveta Paludnevičiūtė and Advisers Karolis Žemaitis and Birutė Rutkauskaitė. 

2020 12 11
New Minister of the Economy and Innovation Aušrinė Armonaitė takes office

Today, after the oath at the Seimas, the Seimas Member Aušrinė Armonaitė takes office as Minister of the Economy and Innovation. She is replacing Rimantas Sinkevičius, who was the leader of the Ministry for almost six months.

2020 11 10
Baltic Sea Tourism Forum opens

The 13rd Baltic Sea Tourism Forum (BJTF) was launched on 10 November. It is one of the events of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. The four-day forum will discuss the current tourism situation in the Baltic Sea Region, possible actions and initiatives aimed to overcome unforeseen challenges; it will also cover the importance ...

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