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About us

Baltic Miltech Summit aims to foster new and existing synergies between private and public sectors, NATO and EU policymakers, industry, and research bodies in developing and applying cutting-edge military technologies. All players of the defence sector are invited to widen their reach and progress in international markets.
Let’s meet and discuss cooperation opportunities among defence sector representatives, small companies and large corporations, policy makers and innovators. The third international Baltic Miltech Summit conference will take place in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in April 2023. Register to participate and receive all the news about the event directly.
To ensure that the Summit benefits all stakeholders, participation at the conference, B2B meetings, and attending the Live Firing Show is free of charge. However, advance registration and confirmation are compulsory for both days.

International conference

Immerse yourself in the discussions on how innovative defence ecosystems are developed and how the industry can be the catalyst for technological change and innovation.

B2B meetings

Let your potential partners know who you are, what you do, how your work and how you can help them grow.

Networking

Meet new like minded people, have conversations and build strong connections with potential partners.

Baltic Miltech Summit 2023 preliminary programme


TUESDAY, 24th APRIL 2023

Vilnius, Lithuania

Welcome Reception

Introduction of the Lithuanian defence and security ecosystem and its stakeholders

Venue: TBC

19:00-22:00 

Kick off your conference experience at the Welcome Reception. Here Lithuania’s defence and security ecosystem stakeholders will introduce themselves to our international guests from around the world. By separate invitation only (for international guests).

TUESDAY, 25th APRIL 2023

Vilnius, Lithuania

International Defence Innovation Conference

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

(Konstitucijos Av. 20, Vilnius)

9:00 – 15:00 

At the conference NATO and EU policymakers, stakeholders representing the security and defence industry and research bodies will gather for discussions on how small countries can develop innovative defence ecosystems and how the industry can be the driver for technological change and innovation.

FINDING INNOVATIVE IDEAS IN A COMPLEX WORLD OF DEFENCE

Keynote Address Ideas from the battlefield: Innovations born during the war in Ukraine.

Fireside Chat Cooperation Between the Scientific Community, Business and the Military: a Winning Recipe for an Innovation-Driven Defence Industry?

Keynote Address The Success Story of Milrem Robotics: Building a Global Player in Estonia.

Speaker: Kuldar Väärsi, Founder and CEO of Milrem Robotics and Member of the Supervisory Board of the Estonian Defence and Aerospace Industry Association

Panel Discussion Finding and Nurturing Ideas: How to Fire Up an Innovative Defence Industry Organically.

 

ENSURING FINANCIAL BACKING: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC OPPORTUNITIES

Keynote Address Kickstarting DIANA and the Innovation Fund: unprecedented opportunities for the development of innovations in defence.

Keynote Address European Defence Package: lessons learned and a way to move forward.

Keynote Address Venture Capital in the Baltic States: a missing piece of the puzzle.

 

GAINING TRUST AND ACCESS TO VALUE CHAINS

Panel discussion Building partnerships with key players in the industry without any governmental support.

 

Structured B2B meetings

Matchmaking provided by an online matchmaking tool

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

(Konstitucijos Av. 20, Vilnius)

15:00 – 18:00  

Dedicated B2B meetings are here for industry representatives to meet and learn about the partnership opportunities that Lithuanian and other Baltic defence and security companies can provide in terms of strengthening value and supply chains.

Business Networking Reception

19:00

The informal networking opportunity for the defence and security industry representatives and other stakeholders to continue the conversations in an informal setting. By separate invitation only.

WEDNESDAY, 26th APRIL 2023

Pabradė military base, Lithuania

Live Firing Show

Transport will be provided from the main Baltic Miltech Summit event location to the Pabradė military base and back.

11:00-22:00

Live demonstration of defence industry capabilities.

Exhibition of newest defence industry innovations from global and Baltic companies.

 

For more information please contact Pranciškus Vaišvila | +370 659 09 815 | [email protected]


 

Military innovations at Live Firing Show exhibition

After the Baltic Miltech Summit on 26th of April, 2023, the most prominent Lithuanian and international military innovations will be presented at the display exhibition during our partner event Live Firing Show which will take place at Pabradė military base near Vilnius.

Lithuanian defence ecosystem – let‘s co-create solutions

With our leadership in technology, international scientific achievements, highly qualified professionals, plus international scientific achievements, Lithuania’s emerging defence ecosystem offers military technological ideas that go hand in hand with global trends.
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Contacts

Ieva Binkauskaitė,
Head of High Technology Team of Enterprise Lithuania
+370-647-30264
[email protected]