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Dr. Vita Tilvikienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0001-5746-5077
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E-mail: vita.tilvikiene@lammc.lt
Instituto al. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai dist., Lithuania



2007–2011 PhD studies, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

2005–2007 Master’s degree in Mechanical engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

2001–2005 Bachelor‘s degree in Mechanical engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, University of Agriculture.

Academic degree

2011 Doctor in Agricultural sciences, Agronomy, disseration “Management of tall fescue, cocksfoot and reed canary grass swards for biogas, biomass quality and energy value”.


Since 2021 Chief Researcher, Agrobiology Laboratory, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

Since 2021 Deputy Director for Research, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Since 2020 Member of Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops
  • Since 2020 Member of EIP-AGRI focus group “Sustainable Industrial Crops in Europe”
  • Since 2019 Member of the working group “Sustainable Agriculture” of the EU technological platform “Plants for the Future”
  • Since 2019 Member of the European Plant Science Organization (EPSO)

Involvement in programmes and projects


  • 2019–2022 INTERREG South Baltic programme, project “BAPR – Baltic Phytoremediation – BAPR”, implementer.

  • 2017–2020 HORIZON 2020 project “A thematic network to design the penetration path of non-food agricultural crops into European agriculture” (PANACEA), coordinator at LAMMC.
  • 2016–2017 Swedish Institute – Seed funding project “Balancing bioenergy and ecosystems services in the Baltic Sea Region” (BSR), participant.
  • 2015–2018 Joint SNS-NKJ project „Effects of bioenergy production from forests and agriculture on ecosystem services in Nordic and Baltic landscapes“, participant.
  • 2013–2016 Intelligent Energy Europe project “Optimizing pathways and market systems for enhanced competitiveness of sustainable bioenergy and technologies in Europe”, participant.
  • 2010–2013 Baltic Sea Region project “Baltic forum for innovation technologies for sustainable manure management”, participant.
  • 2009–2012 Intelligent Energy Europe project “Promoting the uptake of gaseous vehicle fuels, biogas and natural gas in Europe“, participant.
  • 2009–2012 Baltic Sea Region project “The Baltic Sea region bioenergy promotion project”, participant.


  • 2020–2021 National Science Programme “Sustainability of agro-, forest- and aquatic ecosystems, project “Management of greenhouse gas emissions by changing nitrogen flows in the agro-system”, leader.

  • 2020–2022 Ministry of Agriculture project “Evaluation and preparation of fibre hemp products as organic carbon accumulators in long-term products and soil for their application according to IPCC methodology in GHG inventory”, leader at LAMMC.

  • 2020 Ministry of Agriculture project “Production of alternative biomass sources (including alternative protein production sources and technologies) in primary agriculture: technological solutions, their use for bio-economy development purposes – energy, feed, food”, leader.

  • 2020–2022 Ministry of Agriculture project “Evaluation of efficiency and viability of different agricultural technologies from the economic, energy and environmental point of view”, leader.

  • 2017–2019 Rural Development Programme 2014–2020 project “The use of digestate for the fertilization of agricultural crops”, leader.
  • 2017–2019 Rural Development Programme 2014–2020 project “The inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in crop production”, leader.
  • 2014–2016 Lithuanian Science Board project “Evaluation of biomass chemical composition and convention of Artemisia dubia”.
  • 2013–2015 Rural Development Programme (2007–2013) project “Cereals and other resources use for sustainable agricultural farming system“, leader from 2014.
  • 2013–2015 Rural Development Programme (2007–2013) project “Innovative cup plant growing technologies enriching local protein feed and biological soil nitrogen”, leader from 2014.
  • 2013–2016 European Structural Funds project “Scientific validation of C3 and C4 herbaceous plants’ multi-functionality for innovative technologies: phyto-raw materials' bio-products' environmental effects”, participant.
  • 2008–2010 Lithuanian Science Board project “Plant biomass energy value enhancement by biotechnology methods”.

Supervision of PhD studies

  • 2020–2024 Scientific Supervisor of the PhD student Aušra Bakšinskaitė scientific work “The effective use of organic and organic-mineral fertilizers for the improvement of crop and soil quality and reduction GHG emissions”.
  • 2020–2024 Scientific Supervisor of the PhD student Urtė Stulpinaitė scientific work “The influence of growing hemp on soil quality and effective utilization of their straw”.
  • 2019–2023 Scientific Supervisor of the PhD student Muhammad Ayaz scientific work “The influence of biochar on Cambisol quality and mitigation of GHG emissions”.
  • 2018–2022 Scientific Supervisor of the PhD student Renaldas Ruzgas scientific work “The impact of crop management on the qualitative and quantitative values of phytocannabinoids and other constituents of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.)”.
  • 2018–2022 Scientific Supervisor of the PhD student Modupe Olufemi Doyeni scientific work “The influence of digestate fertilization on the biomass productivity and quality of energy crops and on the composition of soil microorganizms”.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)