Forestry, timber, timber products and paper are strong economic sectors in the Klaipėda region. There are also plans to boost cooperation within the industry and a research centre oriented towards wood construction applications, biopolymer production and applied research.

Companies in this sector

1st in
CEE for university-business collaboration in R&D*
*Global Competitiveness report 2016-2017
in the world for procedures to start a business*
*IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2016
globally for ease of Doing Business*
*World Bank, Doing Business, 2018