Prof. Baležentis Part of Team Creating Intl Academic Network

Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Prof. Alvydas Baležentis is one of the initiators involved in establishment of the International Academic Network, Innovative Development in Central and Eastern Europe.

It will promote international cooperation in the area of innovation management and bring together academics from Ukraine, Moldova, Poland, Latvia, Belarus, Russia and Lithuania.

In the near future, the Statute will be prepared and approved, said Prof. Baležentis. This will pave the way for other interested universities to participate.

The network will include institutions of higher education from Central and Eastern Europe and facilitate mutual research and studies.

Prof. Baležentis and fellow academic, Aleksandras Stulginskis University Prof. Julius Ramanauskas, were influential in bringing together academics from almost half a dozen universities. They signed a Declaration on Establishment of the International Academic Network in June 2014.

Baležentis is a professor in MRU's Faculty of Politics and Management's Institute of Public Administration.