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Business Management Research and Innovation Research Groups International Business, Technology Transfer, Marketing; Economic Internationalization; Innovation Activities and Technological Progress

International Business, Technology Transfer, Marketing; Economic Internationalization; Innovation Activities and Technological Progress

The aim of the research is to investigate and examine the contemporary processes of the development of international business and international economic relations, the new phenomena of technological progress  and of the creation of   knowledge based society and knowledge economy,  to
integrate results of the research into the processes of the engineering, economic, business, management and other university studies, as well as to use these results in the public governance practice.
Topicality and originality of the research:
New interdisciplinary approach and new insights, comprehensive scientific cognition and  identification of complicated development processes, long-term trends  and phenomena.
Various methods and techniques of theoretical studies and empirical research (there are used the methodologies that are most adequate for each research purposes in every particular case).   
Theoretical impact – identification, theoretical generalization and comprehensive description of long-term trends and regularities occurring in contemporary international business  and international economy, in various fields of technological progress and innovation activities, as well as  description of new approaches for the creation and development of a knowledge based society and knowledge economy. Practical impact – theoretical justification, which is needed to develop and implement effective management and public governance tools to modernize contemporary economy and activate the technological progress.
International Business, International Economic Relations, Technological Progress, International Technology Transfer, International Marketing,  Innovation Management,  Knowledge Based Society and Knowledge Economy


Prof Dr Habil Borisas Melnikas (CV and publications)
Assoc Prof Dr Artūras Jakubavičius (CV and publications)
Prof Dr Eugenijus Chlivickas (CV and publications)
Assoc Prof Dr Rasa Smaliukienė (CV and publications)
Assoc Prof Dr Asta Radzevičienė (CV and publications)
Dr Mantas Vilys (CV and publications)
Dr Dangis Gudelis (CV and publications)
Assoc Prof Dr Jolanta Solnyškinienė (CV and publications)
Dr Liudmila Lobanova (CV and publications)
Dr Kęstutis Peleckis (CV and publications)
Vida Pipirienė (CV and publications)
Laima Švedienė (CV and publications)
Veslav Kuranovič (CV and publications)
Diana Volungevičienė (CV and publications)
PhD students:
Eigirdas Žemaitis (CV and publications)
Audronė Kvedarienė (CV and publications)
Tomas Mitkus (CV and publications)
Bahman Peyravi (Publications)
Eglė Girdzijauskaitė


  1. Melnikas, B. (2011) Transformacijų visuomenė: Ekonomika, kultūra, inovacijos, internacionalizavimo procesai – Vilnius, Technika, 476 p.
  2. Melnikas, B., Jakubavičius, A., Strazdas, R., Žemaitis, E. (2011) Žinių ekonomika: globalizacijos iššūkiai, inovacijos ir kūrybiškumas. – Vilnius, Lietuvos  inovacijų centras, 272p.
  3. Melnikas, B., Vilys, M., Jakubavičius, A., Gečas, K.. (2011) Žinių ekonomika: internacionalizavimo procesai ir viešoji  inovacijų parama. – Vilnius, Lietuvos  inovacijų centras, 380p.
  4. Melnikas, B., Jakubavičius, A., Leichteris, E., Vilys, M.  (2011) Žinių ekonomikos kūrimas: Inovacijų paramos sistema. – Vilnius, Lietuvos  inovacijų centras, 416p.
  5. Мельникас, Б. и др.   (2013)  Экономика знаний: Интернационализация и систематика инноваций – международная коллективная монография  - Вильнюс,  Литовский инновационный центр и др – 704 стр.
  6. Melnikas, B. (2014) Tarptautinis verslas: inovacijos ir žinių ekonomikos kūrimas – Vilnius, Technika, 464p.
  7. Chlivickas, E., Melnikas, B. (2016) Viešasis valdymas: aktualijos ir sprendimai globalizacijos ir žinių visuomenės kūrimo sąlygomis – Vilnius, Technika, 564p.