Association Santakos Slėnis (Santaka Valley) unites and integrates activities of 4 largest research and study institutions of Kaunas : Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University and Lithuanian Energy Institute at the science and business valley “Santaka”.The aim of association is to carry out interdiciplinary scientific and aplied research, to create proper conditions for high-quality research services to businesses, to coordinate.