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EKSPLA was awarded as „Innovative Company of the Year“

From the left: Gediminas Rainys - director of Lithuanian Industry Confederation, Kestutis Jasiunas - EKSPLA CEO, Rimantas Zylius - Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania, Kestutis Gecas - director of Lithuanian Innovation Centre

EKSPLA was awarded as one of the winners at the 7-th annual innovation award contest.

Jury of selected experts chosen EKSPLA as one of the winners in the „ Innovative company“ category among other participants.

„We won international award „Prism award for photonics innovation“ at the beginning of the year 2011. At the end of the same year we were awarded as innovative company of the year. We are glad that our dedication in creating of new products and new ideas has been acknowledged not only in international markets, but even in Lithuania“ – noted Kestutis Jasiunas, EKSPLA CEO.

The „Innovation award“ contest this year surprised us with variety as well as number of applications. The total number of applications was 79 and that fact only verifies growing popularity of that contest“ – said Kastytis Gecas, director of Lithuanian Innovation Centre

This is the fourth time when EKSPLA won of this award. Company already was announced as „Innovative company of the year“ in 2006. Two of the company’s products has been awarded as “Innovative products of the year” in 2007 and 2009.

Innovation Award is the annual contest aiming at fostering the entrepreneurial thinking, technological development and providing a possibility for enterprises to self-assess their competitiveness and innovativeness.

The contest is organized by Lithuanian Innovation Centre and Lithuanian Industry Confederation, and supported by Lithuanian Ministry of Economy.