Half-year association of Lithuania with ESA. Sectoral companies visiting Poland [Space24 TV]

On Thursday, November 25, 2021 in Warsaw, the first multilateral meeting of the space sector companies from Poland and Lithuania was held, organized by the local Association of Space Industry Employers in cooperation with the Visoriai technology park from Vilnius (Visorių Informacinių Technologijų Parkas), as well as with the involvement of the Ministry of Development and Technology and the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Poland. Participation in the event organized at the seat of the Space Research Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences at ul. Bartycka 18A was attended by representatives of a dozen Polish and five Lithuanian companies. The editors of Space24.pl took advantage of these favorable circumstances to talk to the event organizers, both in the context of explored areas of potential cooperation and the recent association of Lithuania with the European Space Agency (ESA).

The inaugural segment of the meeting focused on presenting the involved organizations and entities, as well as their activities and space projects implemented with their participation. The key part of the meeting, however, was the subsequent B2B session, during which entrepreneurs from both countries had the opportunity to establish direct contact with each other and discuss the possibilities of cooperation.

On this occasion, the President of the Union of Employers of the Space Sector, Paweł Wojtkiewicz, emphasized the importance of Lithuania’s recent association with the European Space Agency and the opening up of new opportunities for cooperation with local companies in an interview in front of the Space24.pl camera.

Liliana Jaroslavska, Coordinator of the Economic Department of the Lithuanian diplomatic mission, talked about how the initiation and arrival of Lithuanian entrepreneurs looked like in terms of organization. She also referred to the wider context of the event, which is building technological and development links between countries, both within ESA and bilateral cooperation.