Software engineering

Future-focused talent with a thirst for innovation and success

Looking for best-in-class IT talent, a young and vibrant tech community, strong governmental support, and a great quality-to-cost ratio? Lithuania covers all bases. With market saturation levels below regional and EU averages, companies can scale their software development and R&D operations in Lithuania at the pace they need.

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Reasons to choose Lithuania

1. Highly qualified talent pool

  • Software Developers
    36K
    professional software developers
    Source: Invest Lithuania, 2021
  • ICT Specialists
    42K
    IT specialists in Lithuania
    Source: Government Strategic Analysis Center, 2020
  • App Creation
    8th
    in mobile app creation
    Source: Global Innovation Index, 2020
  • Technical Skills
    5th
    for digital / technological skills availability
    Source: IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, 2021

2. Globally ranked player

  • Startup Attraction
    1st
    Tech Start-up FDI Attraction Index
    Source: FDI Intelligence, Tech Start-up FDI Attraction Index, 2019
  • Cybersecurity ranking
    5th
    National Cybersecurity Index
    Source: e-Governance Academy Foundation, 2021

3. Financial incentives for your
innovations to grow

  • Low Tax
    5%
    Reduced CIT rate on the profit deriving from the commercial exploitation of patented inventions
  • 3x Tax Deduction
    3X
    R&D expenses deduction from taxable income

4. Join a growing tech ecosystem
to nurture innovation

  • Startup
    1,000+
    Startups and scaleups are based in Lithuania
    Source: Startup Lithuania, 2019
  • Venture Capital
    8
    Active private equity VCs
    Source: Startup Lithuania, 2019
  • Accelerator
    30+
    Incubators and accelerators
    Source: Startup Lithuania, 2019
  • Coworking
    30+
    Co-working spaces
    Source: Startup Lithuania, 2019

5. Digital infrastructure: fast,
reliable and affordable

  • 4G Coverage
    Leaders in 4G
    One of the best in 4G Internet coverage in the EU and worldwide
    Source: DESI report, 2020
  • Public Wifi
    The fastest
    public WiFi in the world
    Source: Ooma, 2020
  • Fiber Optic Coverage
    2nd in the EU
    for fiber optic (FTTP/FTTB) coverage
    Source: FTTH Council Europe - Panaroma, 2019

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