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Pijus Krūminas


Email: Pijus



Research and evaluation of R&D and innovation policy. Extensive work with the national authorities.




Pijus has educational background in political science and is currently enrolled in PhD programme in economics. His work experience involves research methodology development, R&D and innovation policy evaluation and analysis for national bodies and the European Commission, as well as academic teaching at universities.


Pijus has knowledge and experience of conducting both qualitative (interviews, case studies, process tracing) and quantitative analysis (econometric and statistical analysis, counterfactual analysis, surveys). His preferred programme of data analysis is R, but he also uses SPSS and gretl.




R&D and innovation policy

European Commission, since 2015 Selected projects:

  • Evaluation of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument.
  • Assessment of investments for Smart specialisation implementation.
  • Impact Assessment of a possible new legislative proposal concerning Directive 2010/13/EU.
  • Analysis of Lithuanian research and innovation system for Research and Innovation Observatory (RIO).
National governments, since 2014 Selected projects:

Other experience
Academic experience, since 2012 Selected activities:

  • Teaching and assisting at ISM University of Management and Economics, (Comparative Politics and Contexts of Politics courses in bachelor programme of Economics and Politics,  supervising students’ final theses).
  • Assisting at Vytautas Magnus University, (Political Economy course).


Selected publications 



Selected reports





PhD in Economics, ISM University of Management and Economics (Vilnius), expected graduation 2019.

MA in Political Science, Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas), 2013.