WELCOME TO THE LICC
Who We Are
It all began with a group of people who dreamt of starting something completely new. Together, we established the Lithuania-Israel Chamber of Commerce, an organization dedicated to finding cutting-edge solutions and providing great services.
Our services are designed to satisfy all of our customers, anytime, anywhere. We are committed to customer satisfaction as our top priority. If you want to learn more about how we do business, give us a call today.
ABOUT OUR TEAM
Professor Vladas Algirdas Bumelis
For over 20 years, Professor Bumelis has been a leading expert in the fields of chemistry and biotechnology in Lithuania. He received his PhDs in both subjects from Vilnius University and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Science Award of Lithuania in recognition of his achievements in science and technology in the development and production of recombinant proteins. Today, Professor Bumelis serves as President of the high-tech science and industry valley Santara and as Chairman of the Board at Biotechpharma. In the past, he filled senior management positions with multiple international companies including Sicor Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals and also served on the boards for such organizations as Biofa, Biotechna, and the Institute of Applied Enzimology in Lithuania.
Rita Boguzaite brings 20 years of business development and international business experience to the LICC. She was the chief architect of the Norwegian state business development agency Innovation Norway and served as its director until 2008 and associated consultant until April 2017. Since 1997, she has facilitated the entry of numerous Norwegian companies into the Lithuanian market and acted as a market advisor for many of their boards and top investment managers. Today, in addition to being a key figure with the Lithuania-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Rita works as a business developer for numerous companies, and advises foreign and local companies in international strategy development, market possibilities, and market entrance strategies in Lithuania.
Embassy of Israel Liaison
As the Embassy of Israel’s economic officer, Alex also serves as one of the Chamber’s primary partners, having been a part of the team that helped revitalize it and launch its new series of programs and activities. His ongoing work with businesses both in Israel and Lithuania allows him to scout new members and valuable partners for the Chamber while his background in digital media and graphic design aid the Chamber with its marketing and promotional materials.
MEET OUR PARTNERS
EMBASSY OF ISRAEL TO LITHUANIA
As LICC's first partner, the Embassy of Israel was instrumental in the Chamber's revitalization and proudly continues its assistance as a contact, consultant, and advocate for the Chamber and its activities. Working together, the Embassy aims to advance the economic and political ties between Israel and Lithuania and to expose more and more Lithuanians to everything Israel has to offer.
Enterprise Lithuania is a non-profit agency under Ministry of Economy established to promote entrepreneurship, support business development and foster export. The team at Enterprise Lithuania is a reliable adviser and assistant for start, growth and export of national businesses with focus on SME’s.