- Submitted by: Lithuania
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Lithuania
- Date of completion: 2010
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Lithuanian Innovation Strategy
Description/achievement of initiativeThe Lithuanian Innovation Strategy for 2010-2020 was approved in February 2010 in order to move the economy to a more sustainable way.
Source: Government of the Republic of Lithuania
The purpose of this Strategy is to mobilize and manage state resources effectively: to create competitive knowledge economy based on the latest technologies and qualified human resources. It aims to form a creative society and to set up conditions to develop business and innovations, which may lead to the development of clean technologies, future energy, welfare, and the improvement of public health.
This Strategy was developed in accordance with the State Long-Term Development Strategy, approved by Resolution No. IX-1187 of 12 November, 2002, of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (Official Gazette, 2002, No. 113-5029), the National Lisbon Strategy Implementation Programme 2008-2010, approved by Resolution No. 1047 of 1 October, 2008 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (Official Gazette, 2008, No. 124-4718), the science, technology and innovation development provisions of the Action Programme of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, approved by Resolution No. XI-52 of 9 December, 2008 of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (Official Gazette, 2008, No. 146-5870). The definitions used in this strategy are innovation, creative society, research and experimental and entrepreneurship.