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CROWN will pave way for European defence innovations and technological
sovereignty

CROWN project, launched in July 2021 under the EU Preparatory Action on Defence Research
(PADR) program, will address research and technological development activities to go a step
further in the development of European next-generation multifunction radiofrequency (RF)
system mainly for airborne surveillance platforms based on Active Electronically Scanned
Arrays (AESA) technology capable of integrating radar, electronic defence and communications
functions into a single compact and lightweight item of equipment.

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Oct 27, 2021

PREVISION use case demonstration

On Friday, October 15, BPTI joined successful online demonstration of Prevision use case “Detection of fraudulent companies” led by Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT, Lithuania).

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Oct 14, 2021

A. Rakštytė: How Can the Baltic States Support 5G Security through Transatlantic Cooperation?

In the face of growing efforts by China to dominate the field the Baltic states could be valuable partners in the assurance and development of secure 5G technology and networks.

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Aug 30, 2021

Successful second sea demonstration for OCEAN2020 in the Baltic Sea

On August 25-26, the Combat Divers Service of Lithuanian Special Operations Forces and the Lithuanian Navy Patrol Ship P11 "Žemaitis" participated in the two-day OCEAN2020 demonstration in the Baltic Sea, Hanö Bight in Southern Sweden. Live trial was conducted to demonstrate enhanced situational awareness in a maritime environment through the integration of new technologies for unmanned systems. The Patrol Ship P11 "Žemaitis" equipped with Combat Management System (CMS) had integrated console of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Ground Control Station and ad-hoc communication systems developed by project partner "Leonardo" (Italy). The Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology (BPTI) was responsible for equipment integration.

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Aug 29, 2021

Innovative technologies for identity and document verification were tested at the Lithuanian border

On 2-4 August 2021, a field test of new tools enhancing the quality and efficiency of identity verification at border crossings was conducted at one of the Lithuanian land border control points. A new generation of tools for border guards based on artificial intelligence, blockchain and other technologies has been developed by consortium partners from eleven European countries. Lithuania is represented in the project by the Baltic Institute of Advanced Technologies (BPTI) and the State Border Guard Service (SBGS) under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania.

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Aug 4, 2021

New partnerships and projects for BPTI - INTERACT PADR Project

On June 21, 2021 nineteen project partners from eleven European countries (i.e. Germany, Netherlands, Greece, Sweden, Spain, Italy, France, Denmark, Lithuania, Romania, Poland) got together virtually to launch the INTERACT ( INTERoperability Standards for Unmanned Armed ForCes SysTems) project and outline the actions to be carried out per work package during the upcoming period. The INTERACT project is funded under the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) with 24 months of lifecycle and it is led by the Fraunhofer Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB (Germany).

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Jul 11, 2021

Job opening: Analog/RF IC Designer

Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology (BPTI) is in search of a RF IC design engineer who is eager to work in a dynamic team and contribute to developing CMOS, SiGe and GaN high speed circuits for next-generation Wireless and Radar systems.

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Jul 4, 2021

New Low Noise Amplifier research presented in the conference

We are one step closer to developing the new generation Low Noise Amplifier that can be used in space, 5G technologies and radar sensor systems.

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Jun 23, 2021

New solution for perimeter monitoring

We are pleased to have contributed to the development of the Compact Unmanned and Unattended Protection system HALO.

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Jun 9, 2021

Cooperation between BPTI and Ignitis Group brings more smart solutions to the electrical grid

The Cooperation Agreement between the BPTI and the Ignitis Group, one of the largest energy groups in the Baltic States,  encompasses developing and testing innovative solutions - Innovation Pilots - that could improve power network's performance.

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Jun 6, 2021

Building a safer cyber space

As partners in the PREVISION H2020 project, on May 28 BPTI participated in the event organised by Financial Crime Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania "Financial Security: Fintech, Virtual Space and Threats".

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May 27, 2021

Research: role of AI in disinformation attacks

NATO StratCom COE has contracted BPTI to produce several research reports on the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI), reflecting on the increasing use of AI in disinformation attacks.

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May 23, 2021

Staying ahead of tech and defence trends

Simonas Dapkus, Defence Programme Manager at Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology, took part in the first virtual event of the Technology Foresight Exercise organised by European Defence Agency (EDA) on 17-25 May.

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May 18, 2021

Promoting innovations

BPTI Head of RF Group Mantas Sakalas has been invited to be an ambassador in Lithuania for the European Innovation Council (EIC).

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Feb 25, 2021

Academic publication

An article by Mantas Sakalas, BPTI Head of RF Group, and his colleagues has been published on Cambridge Core in International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies.

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Feb 22, 2021

BPTI to join 2021 Digital Innovation Baltic Fellowship Program

AgnėRakštytė, BPTI COO, has been selected as a participant of the 2021 Digital Innovation Baltic Fellowship Program at Center for European Analysis (CEPA).

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Feb 10, 2021