Life Sciences

A growth hotspot in Europe for Life Sciences development and operations
© Tadas Kazakevičius

Lithuania's life sciences
sector at a glance

Lithuania’s Life Sciences sector is gaining prominence. Boosted by an integrated network of science valleys and educational institutions that supply businesses with a pool of top-notch talent that is eager to learn, the sector is accelerating faster than almost anywhere else in Europe.

Life Sciences companies in Lithuania are among the most profitable in the country, with 90% of their output exported worldwide, yet the market remains unsaturated.

  • 85
    number of Life Science companies having manufacturing or R&D operations present
    Source: Moody's Analytics, 2021
  • ~2.5%
    percentage of Lithuania‘s GDP generated by the sector
    Source: Lithuanian Biotechnology Association, 2020
  • 32nd
    in the Global Biotechnology Innovation ranking
    Source: Scientific American Worldview, 2020
  • 90%
    percentage of all pharmaceutical and healthcare production exported, with produce going to over 100 countries
    Source: Statistics Lithuania, 2020