Netherlands Embassy in Vilnius Lithuania
December 7, 2016 On 7 December, Rokas Masiulis, the Minister of Energy, attended the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Forum between Lithuania and the Netherlands. In his opening speech, Mr R. Masiulis underlined that presently Lithuania is stepping towards becoming a country that not only benefits from the LNG technologies, but also seeks to make a contribution to the creation and development thereof.
November 17, 2016 “Startups grow City to City into the World, therefore this City collaboration in-the-making is important - It will strengthen the startup scene in both Amsterdam and Vilnius” as said by Ruben Nieuwenhuis at the Grand Opening of Vilnius Tech Park, marking the start of further intensified cooperation between the cities of Amsterdam and Vilnius. Nieuwenhuis is Private Lead for StartupAmsterdam. He was invited as one of the panellist for the opening discussion by the Netherlands Embassy in Vilnius. Key point in the development of closer ties is the fact that Lithuania’s capital will be the first city in Central and Eastern Europe to start actively with collaborating with Amsterdam via startup bootcamps, soft landing activities and sharing their StartupCity knowledge and initiatives.