National Contact Point

Ministry of Agriculture
Unit for Research and Innovation

Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU
Attaché for Rural Development

The BIOEAST Initiative’s National Contact Point (NCP) is the Ministry of Agriculture. One of the NCP’s main roles at national level is to interact and coordinate the national views with other bioeconomy related ministries.


The Ministry of Agriculture is the state authority of the Republic of Lithuania which shapes, coordinates and controls the implementation of public policy in the following areas: agri-food sector, fisheries (except for conservation and control of fish stocks in inland waters), rural development, land reform, land-use planning, geodesy, cartography, real estate cadastre, state control of land use, engineering development and technical progress of infrastructure in agricultural and rural areas, development of renewable energy resources, support for research, knowledge transfer and implementation of innovation in the fields of agriculture, food industry, fisheries and rural development.

Relevant details regarding the bioeconomy

JRC Bioeconomy KC –
Bio-based Industry Consortium – Country Report:
BBI JU Country Fact Sheets –

Nation bioeconomy hub of Lithuania is available at the following link


balticbiomass4value – aims to enhance capacity of public and private actors within the BSR to produce bioenergy in more environmentally sustainable and economically viable way by utilizing new biomass sources (chiefly, biological waste) for energy production, as well as possibilities to use bioenergy side streams for higher value bio-products.