Lithuania is developing five integrated science, research and business centres (valleys) located in the country’s three largest cities: the capital city Vilnius, the second largest city and industrial capital Kaunas, and the seaport in Klaipėda. Each valley will specialize in a number of scientific research fields, including laser and light technologies, nanotechnologies, semiconductor physics and electronics, civil engineering, biotechnology, innovative medical technologies, molecular medicine and biopharmacy, ecosystems and sustainable development, informatics and communication technologies, mechatronics and related electronic technologies, future energy, forestry, food technology, marine environment and technologies.
Investors like TEVA and Moog have already established R&D centres and laboratories in the Santara Valley, located in the capital city Vilnius.
|Santara Valley (Vilnius)||
ICT & Life Sciences Centre
Centre of Innovative Medicine
Nature Research Centre
|Sunrise Valley (Vilnius)||Centre of Physical and Technological Sciences|
|Santaka Valley (Kaunas)||
National Open-access Centre of R&D
Centre of Sustainable Pharmacy and Health Technologies
National Open-access Centre of Future Energy
|Nemunas Valley (Kaunas)||Centre of Agriculture and Forest Sciences|
|Baltic Valley (Klaipėda)||National Centre of Marine Sciences and Technologies|
For more information please visit the Ministry of Education and Science website.