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International projects

HORIZON 2020 Projects

  1. “EJP SOIL”. Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Žydrė Kadžiulienė, deputy coordinator Dr. Virginijus Feiza. 2020–2024.
  2. “Best4Soil”. Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Antanas Ronis. 2019–2021.
  3. “Stepping-up IPM decision support for crop protection” (IPM Decisions). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Roma Semaškienė. 2019–2024.
  4. “A thematic network to design the penetration path of non-food agricultural crops into European agriculture” (PANACEA). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Vita Tilvikienė. 2017–2021.
  5. “Fostering sustainable legume-based farming systems and agri-feed and food chains in the EU” (LEGVALUE). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Žydrė Kadžiulienė. 2017–2021.

Completed projects

INTERREG Programme Projects

  1. “Water Management in Baltic Forests Tool Box (WAMBAF Tool Box). Coordinator in the Institute of  Forestry Dr. Olgirda Belova. 2019–2021.
  2. “Baltic Phytoremediation”  (BAPR). Coordinator in the Vėžaičiai Branch Dr. Danutė Karčauskienė. 2019–2021.
  3. “Market driven authentic Non-Timber Forest Products from the Baltic region – focus on wild and semi cultivated species with business potential (NovelBaltic)”. Coordinator in the Institute of Horticulture Dr. Ramunė Bobinaitė. 2019–2021.

Completed projects

The 7th Framework Programme Projects

  1. FP7-ERANET-2013-RTD “IT-solutions for user friendly IPM-tools in management of leaf spot diseases in cereals”  (SpotIT). Project leader Dr. Antanas Ronis. 2017–2020. Support for international research and technology development projects funded by LR Ministry of Agriculture.

Completed projects

LIFE Programme Project

  1. “Demonstration of climate change mitigation potential of nutrient rich organic soils in Baltic States and Finland” (LIFE OrgBalt). Coordinator in the Institute of  Forestry Dr. Kęstutis Armolaitis. 2019–2023.
  2. “Nutrient recycling circular economy model for large cities – water treatment sludge and ashes to biomass to bio-energy” (NutriBiomass4LiFE). Coordinator of the LAMMC Agrochemical Research Laboratory Dr. Lina Žičkienė. 2018–2022.

European Territorial Cooperation Projects

Completed projects

EUREKA Programme Projects

  1. “Developing of novel symbiotic functional drink with different plant based fractions using Medusomyces gisevii culture”. Project leader Prof. Dr. Pranas Viškelis. 2020–2023.

Baltic Research Programme Project

  1. “NOBALwheat – breeding toolbox for sustainable food system of the NOrdic BALtic region”. Project leader Dr. Gintaras Brazauskas. 2020–2023.
  2. “Sustainable use of soil resources in the changing climate (SUCC)”. Coordinator at Institute of Forestry Dr. Kęstutis Armolaitis, coordinator at Vokė Branch Dr. Jelena Ankuda. 2020–2023.

Other Projects

  1. Programme FACCE SURPLUS project “Biofortified and climate -resilient food and fodder production on marginal soils” (BioFoodOnMars). Project leader Dr. Virmantas Povilaitis. 2020–2023. Support for international research and technology development projects funded by LR Ministry of Agriculture.

  2. “Conservation of resistant ash (Fraxinus excelsior) genotypes in Nordic and Baltic regions to maintain the full range of ecosystem-services provided by this keystone species”. Coordinators at Institute of Forestry Dr. Diana Marčiulynienė, Prof. Dr. habil. Alfas Pliūra. 2019–2022.
  3. Inter-institutional collaboration project “Ash-Adapt – Evolutionary potential of natural Fraxinus excelsior populations challenged by novel pests and pathogens”. Coordinator at Institute of Forestry Dr. Rita Verbylaitė. 2019–2021.
  4. “Baltic Sea Region network for sustainable wheat production” (BALTICWHEAT). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Rita Armonienė. 2019–2021.
  5. European Cooperative programme for Plant Genetic Resources project “Facilitating use on the European perennial ryegrass collection: improving access to genetic resources and C&E data”. Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Norkevičienė Eglė; Dr. Vilma Kemešytė. 2018–2021.
  6. The Nordic Council of Ministers project “Pre-breeding for future challenges in Nordic fruit and berries”. Coordinator in the Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC Dr. Audrius Sasnauskas. 2018–2020.
  7. Long Term Forest Research CoFoRD Programme 14C/846: WP3 – FORM Forest Management  “Research required to investigate genetic resistance to ash dieback disease Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus (anamorph Chalara fraxinea) and the development of disease resistant ash planting stock”. Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Prof. Dr. Alfas Pliūra. 2017–2020.
  8. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) project “European Network of Wildlife” (ENETWILD). Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Olgirda Belova. 2017–2023.
  9. SNS (Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Comittee) projektas CAR-ES III “Centre of advanced research on environmental services from Nordic forest ecosystems”. Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Iveta Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė. 2016–2020.

Completed projects

Continuous projects
  1. EUFORGEN – VI. Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Virgilijus Baliuckas. From 2010.
  2. SNS (the Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee) project “Northern European database of long-term forest experiments”. Coordinator on the Institute of Forestry Dr. Virgilijus Baliuckas. From 2008.
  3. Winter wheat breeding, variety testing and marketing in Estonia. Project leader Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vytautas Ruzgas. From 2000.
  4. European plant genetic resources conservation programme. Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vytautas Ruzgas. From 1998.
  5. Research on winter wheat winter hardiness and diseases. Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vytautas Ruzgas. From 1994.

COST Programmes

  1. CA19116 “Trace metal metabolism in plants” (PLANTMETALS). Coordinators in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Karolina Barčauskaitė, Dr. Renaldas Žydelis. 2020–2024.
  2. CA19125 “EPIgenetic mechanisms of crop adaptation to climate change” (EPI-CATCH). Coordinators in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Kristina Jaškūnė. 2020–2024.
  3. CA18134 “Genomic biodiversity knowledge for resilient ecosystems” (G-BIKE). Coordinators in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Olgirda Belova, Prof. Dr. habil. Alfas Pliūra. 2019–2023.

  4. CA18111 “Genome editing in plants – a technology with transformative potential” (PlantEd). Coordinators in the Institute of Horticulture Dr. Danas Baniulis, Institute of Agriculture Dr. Andrius Aleliūnas. 2019–2023.
  5. CA18201 “An integrated approach to conservation of threatened plants for the 21st Century” (CONSERVE PLANTS). Coordinators in the Institute of Forestry: Dr. Rita Verbylaitė, Dr. Diana Lukminė. 2019–2023.

Completed projects

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