Project Coordinator of the LASER-Go Global cluster partnership, LITEK
Linas Eriksonas holds a PhD from the University of Aberdeen and a Professional Certificate in Management from the Open University, UK. He has worked over 12 years as a research and innovation manager and a public policy consultant. He has coordinated EU projects co-funded by the EU agencies and has been acting as an expert evaluator for the Research Executive Agency and the European Research Council (the Proof of Concept scheme). He is the Project Coordinator of the LASER-GO Global cluster partnership coordinated by Laser and Engineering Technology Cluster (LITEK) in Vilnius which jointly with five other clusters from France, Germany, Austria and Spain aims to expand the global reach of European high-tech products in the field of photonics and health tech in North America, southeast Asia and mainland China. Linas is teaching innovation management at Vilnius University Business School and contributes to the entrepreneurial education of the next generation of technology business leaders.