The Official Development Agency of the City of Vilnius

Information and Communication Technologies

With the rise of the digital economy, Vilnius has quickly established itself as a hub for IT talent, attracting both local and global start-ups, as well as industry giants.
1st globally

For the availability of digital/technological skills

Source: IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, 2018

Over 21 000

IT specialists in Vilnius municipal area

Source: Lithuanian statistics, 2018

24% increase

Of the IT talent pool since 2015

Source: Lithuanian statistics, 2018

16,172

Software Developers in Vilnius

Source: Stack Overflow, 2017

10,600

IT students 2017-2018

Source: Ministry of Education and Science, 2018-2019

4,500

People retrained by private IT academies

Ministry of Education and Science, 2017 – 2018 / Infobalt, 2018

3,850

Registered ICT entities in 2019

Source: Lithuanian statistics, 2019

Local leader

Highest growth sector in Vilnius

In terms of number of entities / Source: Lithuanian statistics, 2019

Diversified

Fintech, Gamedev, AI and Cybersecurity

Increasing company variety in the ICT sector

Ecosystem

  • INFOBALT. the association of information and communication technology industry, aims to create the best conditions for the development of the local ICT market and promote Lithuanian ICT sector globally.
  • Education institutions. Four education institutions run higher education programmes in ICT field: Vilnius University, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius technology and design college and Vilnius college.
  • Retraining academies. Four academies offer a variety of ICT courses for professional re-training and competence improvement: CodeAcademy, Vilnius Coding School, Baltic Talents and Academija IT.
  • LOGIN. The largest innovation festival in the Baltics, aka the celebration of digital culture. It focuses on innovation and progress giving the best insights a glance into the future.
  • Build Stuff. A Software Development Conference bringing world-class speakers to share about the latest developments, trends and innovations, as well as new directions in software development.


Companies already in Vilnius

Adform
Devbridge
exacaster
tesonet
unity
VISMA
wix.com

Other key sectors

Fintech
Fintech
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