Association “Baltic valley” was established in order to coordinate research, academic and business activities within the “Integrated Science, Studies and Business Centre (Valley) for Lithuanian maritime sector”. The founders of the association are public scientific and academic institutions and business entities.
The aim of Integrated Marine Science, Studies, and Business Centre (Valley) is to create a centre for the development of Lithuanian maritime sector:
- to create a modern research infrastructure for the maritime research, academic studies, technological development and the needs of various state institutions. To consolidate the most qualified researchers;
- to update and modernize the infrastructure of university-level marine and maritime studies;
- to create conditions for cooperation between maritime business and research/academic institutions, as well as for the emergence of knowledge-based enterprises relying on the commercialization of scientific output;
- to increase the competitiveness of Lithuanian marine science and maritime technologies on the international market.