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International projects

HORIZON EUROPE Projects

  1. “The NUTRI-CHECK NETwork to maximise site-specific precision in managing the nutrition of European arable crops” (NUTRICHECK-NET). Project coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Dalia Feizienė 2022–2025.
  2. “A holistic approach to sustainable, digital EU agriculture, forestry, livestock and rural development based on reconfigurable aerial enablers and edge artificial intelligence-on-demand systems” (CHAMELEON). Project coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Vaida Sirgedaitė-Šėžienė. 2022–2025.

HORIZON 2020 Projects

1. „Promotion of sustainable and innovative farming based on soil organic carbon knowledges” (FairShare). Project coordinator in the Institute of Agricuture (Agrochemical Research Laboratory) Dr. Aistė Masevičienė. 2022.
2. “The development of methodological tool kits to evaluate selected genotypes of strawberry fruits in Lithuania” (LTtraining). Project coordinator in the Institute of Horticulture Dr. Neringa Rasiukevičiūtė. 2022–2024.
3. “A holistic fire management ecosystem for prevention, detection and restoration of environmental disasters” (TREEADS). Project coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Vaida Sirgedaitė-Šėžienė. 2021–2025.
4. “Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils” (EJP SOIL). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Žydrė Kadžiulienė, deputy coordinator Dr. Virginijus Feiza. 2020–2025.

5. “Stepping-up IPM decision support for crop protection” (IPM Decisions). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Roma Semaškienė. 2019–2024.

Completed projects

INTERREG Programme Projects

  1. “Baltic Phytoremediation” (BAPR). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture (Vėžaičiai Branch) Dr. Danutė Karčauskienė. 2019–2023.
  2. “Nutrients cycling for sustainability” (NUTCY). Coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture (Vėžaičiai Branch) Dr. Danutė Karčauskienė. 2022.

Completed projects

The 7th Framework Programme Projects

Completed projects

LIFE Programme Projects

  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 in the Institute of Agriculture (Agrochemical Research Laboratory) Dr. Lina Žičkienė. 2018–2023.

European Territorial Cooperation Projects

Completed projects

EUREKA Programme Project

  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 Projects

  1. “Improving adaptability and resilience of perennial ryegrass for safe and sustainable food systems through CRISPR-Cas9 technology” (EditGrass4Food). Coodinator in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Kristina Jaškūnė. 2021–2024.
  2. “NOBALwheat – breeding toolbox for sustainable food system of the NOrdic BALtic region”. Project leader Dr. Gintaras Brazauskas. 2021–2023.
  3. “Sustainable use of soil resources in the changing climate” (SUCC). Coordinator at Institute of Forestry Dr. Kęstutis Armolaitis, coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture (Vokė Branch) Dr. Jelena Ankuda. 2020–2023.

Other Projects

  1. SNS (Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee) project “Development of ash reproductive material for forestry and nature conservation”. Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Diana Marčiulynienė. 2022–2024.
  2. SNS (Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee) project “PROTECT: Effects of defense priming on Norway spruce needle microbiome and pest resistance”. Head of LAMMC part in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Vaida Sirgedaitė-Sėžienė. 2022–2024.
  3. European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) project “Innovation Laboratories for Climate Actions” (ILCA). Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Diana Lukminė. 2022–2023.

  4. ERA-NET project “Connecting sustainable agroecosystems and farming with circular bioeconomy and new technologies” (ConnectFarms). Project leader in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Virmantas Povilaitis. 2022–2024. Support for international research and technology development projects funded by LR Ministry of Agriculture.

  5. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) project “Wildlife: collecting and sharing data on wildlife populations, transmitting animal disease agents” (EOW). Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Olgirda Belova. 2022.
  6. SNS (Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee) project “Biochar in forestry”. Project coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Iveta Varnagirytė-Kabašinskienė. 2022.
  7. Lithuanian–French Programme “Gilibert” for Bilateral Cooperation. “Impact of urban trees on air pollution and human health”. Project coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Valda Araminienė. 2021–2022.
  8. 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.

  9. “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. 2019–2023.
  10. 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”. Coordinators in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Eglė Norkevičienė (2018), Dr. Gražina Statkevičiūtė (2019–2022); Dr. Vilma Kemešytė. 2018–2022.
  11. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) project “European Network of Wildlife” (ENETWILD). Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Olgirda Belova. 2017–2023.

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.

COST Actions

  1. CA20118 “Three-dimensional forest ecosystem monitoring and better understanding by terrestrial-based technologies” (3DForEcoTech). Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry Dr. Povilas Žemaitis. 2021–2025.

  2. CA20132 “Urban Tree Guard – Safeguarding European urban trees and forests through improved biosecurity” (UB3Guard). Coordinator in the Institute of Forestry, Management committee member and leader of WG2 “Innovations” Dr. Diana Marčiulynienė. 2021–2025.
  3. CA19116 “Trace metal metabolism in plants” (PLANTMETALS). Coordinators in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Karolina Barčauskaitė, Dr. Renaldas Žydelis. 2020–2024.
  4. CA19125 “EPIgenetic mechanisms of crop adaptation to climate change” (EPI-CATCH). Coordinators in the Institute of Agriculture Dr. Kristina Jaškūnė. 2020–2024.
  5. CA19128 “Pan-European network for climate adaptive forest restoration and reforestation” (PEN-CAFoRR). Coordinators in the Institute of Forestry: Dr. Valda Gudynaitė-Franckevičienė, Dr. Alfas Pliūra. 2020–2024.
  6. 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.

  7. 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.
  8. 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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