Lithuania: LMT

Name of Funding agency

Lietuvos mokslo taryba

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


Name of the programme/initiative

National research programme Towards the future technologies

Programme website

in Lithuanian -

in English -

Programme owner

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania

Program manager (executing funding organisation)

Lietuvos mokslo taryba (Research Council of Lithuania)

Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Saulius Marcinkonis, phone: +370 676 17256, e-mail:

Funding Commitment

Up to € 300.000

Anticipated number of fundable research partners

2 projects with Lithuanian participants

Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

The budget (maximum funding rates) shared between all Lithuanian participants in the same project

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range


Funding rates (approx.)

Up to € 100.000 per project (for project partner) or up to € 150.000 per project (for project coordinator)

Major eligibility criteria
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

Applicants can submit proposals to all Call topics.

The general  funding rules of Research Council of Lithuania (LMT ) apply:

the applicant is Lithuanian higher education and research institution (which is listed in the Register of Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Lithuania);

SME eligible to apply only  in collaboration with Lithuanian higher education and research institution;

The applicant who intends to act as a project leader (PL) or principal investigator (PI) has to be a scientist (researcher holding at least a Ph.D. degree);

A person, acting as a PL, PI or a core group member can participate only in one proposal per Call.

The workload of the core members of project team (PL and PI) must be ≥20 hours multiplied by the duration of the project in months.

National funding will be provided according  to the  General Rules of the Research Council of Lithuania  for the competitive funding of the Research and Dissemination Projects  approved by the Order No V-176 of the Council Chairman on 4 April , 2019.

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Applicants not requested to submit any national forms during pre-proposal and full proposal submission stages.

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Quaternary and annual financial reports are requested.

Midterm and final scientific reports are requested.

Further guidance