Open Access Centre (OAC) is a tool for partnership between business and research. Information system APCIS includes more than 1200 services that are provided by KTU researchers and can be used by business and public organizations, as well as university researchers.
OAC is accessed as „one-stop shop“ system: request for research services is forwarded to technology transfer specialists who not only find researchers according to their competences but also consult regarding optimal service solution.
OAC services can be used by Lithuanian and foreign companies for scientific research, experimental development and innovation (R&D&I) activities, as well as new product creation. Research services also give opportunities to Lithuanian and foreign organization to participate in joint science projects and provide joint R&D&I services.
OAC activities are coordinated by National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (KTU NIEC). Centre specialists link research services with business, also consult and manage activities in the areas of intellectual property protection and management, development of newly established companies (KTU Startup Space) and investment attraction.