Innovative business development in the Lithuanian capital
Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park is the first and only industrial park in the capital of Lithuania, dedicated exclusively to the development of innovative business.
24 ha VCIIP territory is surrounded by national forests and already has a fully developed infrastructure. It is dedicated to Lithuanian and foreign companies that want to build research centres, laboratories or factories, as well as to business and science collaboration; nearby are some of the best universities in Lithuania, as well as main science centres.
In 2015, VCIIP was granted the status of a national importance economic project.
The obvious reasons to apply
Strategical location and great access
VCIIP is situated in Vilnius city, 30 minutes from the old town, the railway and bus stations, and the international airport. Three public transport stops – „Inovacijų pramonės parkas”, „Miškadvario” and „Vismaliukai” – are located in VCIIP. Although city life is really close by, the area is conveniently situated away from the street noise, surrounded by national forests.
The industrial park already has a developed infrastructure, from engineering networks to communications. All you have to do is apply and settle down.
Partnership oriented community
VCIIP was created exclusively for innovative companies that are operating in the seven areas of smart specialisation. It encourages partnership and clustering between its customers in order to take full advantage of the VCIIP community’s benefits.
The merge of science and business
VCIIP is part of the Integrated Science, Studies and Business Valley “Sauletekis” program. Nearby are two of the best Lithuanian universities and their campuses, three science centres, two science and technology parks, as well as excellent conditions for R&D infrastructure development and human resource management.
From startup to investor
VCIIP is open to companies of all sizes: from successful global companies to start-ups.
Status of public importance
In 2015 The Government of the Republic of Lithuania named VCIIP as an economic project of national importance, that is strengthening the Lithuanian innovation system, and therefore VCIIP customers are highly valued.
VCIIP has been in operation since August, 2018.
Already reached results
€ 23 708 235
New job openings
Life Sciences Incubator
By 2022 a specialized life sciences incubator – Technology Development Center – will be built at VCIIP, offering unique laboratory facilities specialized for work with microorganisms, viruses and bacteria.
4000 sq. m. incubator will host 2 open access centers, with infrastructure and services accessible not only to the startups residing here, but for other innovative companies as well. Moreover, we estimate that by 2035 over 80 life sciences startups will have benefited from the incubator’s services.
Life Sciences Digital Innovation Hub (LS DIH Lithuania) Cluster is a platform for business-research partnership, dedicated to fostering digital innovation in the life sciences, bringing together research, business and public sector institutions and organizations.
Industrial Park Plan
- Subleased lands
- Operator of VCIIP
- VCIIP operator‘s Science and Business Incubator (until the end of 2022)
- Land for long-term sublease
- State forest / Public areas
- Planned streets
- Forests / Residential areas
- Reserved lands
Customers and partners’ comments
“We feel that achieving ambitious goals in a solid company is way more fun. Therefore we support the idea of Life Sciences Digital Innovation Hub to foster progress by bringing together research, business and public sector companies. As true incumbents of Antakalnis, we are attracted by the opportunity to settle in the area surrounded by woods, and to draw inspiration and courage from the best universities and research centers of the state to overcome the biggest challenges. We believe that visions for the future are achieved more effectively by mobilizing the best, sharing ideas and tracing points of contact.”
„Our main goal is to expand our business in the high-tech field, which requires highly qualified professionals and large-scale research as well as collaboration with research institutions or private companies in the biotechnology sector. Therefore, the opportunity to set up in Vilnius City Innovation Industry Park proved attractive not only because of its convenient location and well-developed infrastructure, but also because of the strong life sciences companies that are developing there.”
“We have chosen VCIIP because of its amazing location—it gave as the opportunity to develop next to innovative modern companies, thus improving positions by attracting potential investors and commercial partners. Plus, nearby is Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.”
“The opportunity to settle down in the Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park seemed attractive due to the existing infrastructure, as well as great VCIIP strategy to create an ecosystem of innovations and good financial value. Continuing smooth and expeditious communication with the operator, its flexibility in dealing with various issues and finding the best solution has helped to make a definite investment in the park.”
“Imunodiagnostika”, a company developing the first Lithuanian Covid-19 antibody test, will establish in Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park
Concentrating on the development of advanced diagnostic systems for nearly a decade now, “Imunodiagnostika” will establish in Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park. By 2022, the company will build an innovative factory and scientific laboratory for the development of new products. It is estimated that the investments of “Imunodiagnostika” will reach 2.2 million. Eur, and about 50 new jobs will be created.
A group of companies managed by “Investment Projects” is establishing in Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park to develop construction digitization tools.
On 30th of December 2020, the operator of Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park signed an agreement on the establishment of a group of companies managed by “Investment Projects” at VCIIP. Companies plan to establish a testing and production base on site to create and develop tools allowing better use of the possibilities of designing in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) environment.
One more agreement has been signed: Biotecha is settling down in VCIIP
Well known company in the Baltics region Biotecha, which is specialised in life sciences, pharmaceutical, food and beverage technologies, is planning to locate itself in Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park by the end of 2022. Here, the company will develop the storage, service of health technology and biotechnology materials, as well as preparatory activities related to the development of bioprocesses.
The designing of science and business incubator building has started
The Operator of VCIIP has started designing of the science and business incubator building – the Technology Development Center, which will be dedicated exclusively to life sciences. A number of partners at the Life Sciences Digital Innovation Hub and other well-known life sciences companies are expected to settle down here by the end of 2022.
Life Sciences Digital Innovation Hub (LS DIH Lithuania) starts its activities at Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park
One more biotechnology company is going to settle down in the area of Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park
One more biotechnology company – Sanobiotec, which is engaged in R&D activities, is going to settle down in Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park. Sanobiotec will start the VCIIP settlement process with the area of 55 ares. The R&D center and administrative premises will open here in 2021. Investments of Sanobiotec will reach 8 mln. euros, about 80 new job openings are planned.
Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park presented at the world‘s leading property exhibition MIPIM 2019
On 12-15 March 2019 Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park presented for the first time to an international audience at the world’s leading property exhibition hosted in Cannes, France. VCIIP presented as one of the five most recent strategic Vilnius city infrastructure and real estate development projects aimed at revealing the potential of the city for new investments.
One of Finland’s most promising innovative companies, Experimentica Ltd., which has established a subsidiary in Lithuania, is settling down in Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park. Investments will climb to 5 million euros; about 20 new job openings are planned.
Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park: the first contract is already signed, negotiation with the Scandinavians are coming to an end
Established in April, Vilnius City Innovation Industrial Park (VCIIP) has opened for business: an agreement has been signed with the Lithuanian capital engineering company Poliprojektas, and negotiations with a Scandinavian capital company are close to completion.