Award for Business-science partnership 20132013-12-10
For launching a unique - construction orthopaedic brace from the Easy Walk line, Baltic Orthoservice became the winner of the Business-science partnership competition 2013, organized by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA). The competition winning project was implemented in cooperation between Ortho Baltic and Kaunas University of Technology (KTU).
Ortho Baltic was awarded during the first Vilnius Innovation Forum Innovation Drift (organized by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA)), on the 4th of December 2013. For two days more than 600 participants discussed the importance of innovation in Europe’s economy. The discussions were supplemented by science and technology exhibition, and during the third day of the Forum, the participants visited the most innovative Lithuanian companies.
After welcoming the participants of the forum, the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė viewed an innovation exhibition and awarded the winner of the business-science partnership competition - Baltic Orthoservice, UAB - for launching a unique - construction orthopaedic brace. It is already manufactured and sold in Europe and Australia and is expected to reach soon the medical markets of India and the United States.