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Laurea produces new competences as a service innovation University of Applied Sciences. Our RDI operations brings together experts from different fields, students, teachers and business operators in the metropolitan area. Laurea's campuses Living Labs produces a wide range of services, as well as professionals and experts in large-scale co-operation opportunities.

Contact information

Vice President (RDI)
Kyösti Väkeväinen
Mob.  +358 50 317 0973

R & D actions, projects 
Isto Mattila, Director
Mob. +358 40 588 1108

RDI Communications and Events
Aino Maijala, Planner 

Entrepreneurship & innovation services 
Krista Keränen, Director
Mob. +358 46 856 7483

Laurea StartUp, student entrepreneurship
Antti Vettenranta, Director
Mob. +358 40 562 5293 

Research and Development services

Director Hilkka Heinonen
Mob. +358 40 587 4138

Project Specialist Henna Kemppainen

Project Specialist Sirpa Louhemäki



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European maritime security experts met at Laurea<img alt="" src="/en/update/Laureaimages/News%20pictures/EUCISE2020%20Laurea.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />European maritime security experts met at Laurea
Workshop shared best co-creation practices<img alt="Laurea UAS Living Labs co-creation workshop Forum Virium" src="/update/Laureankuvat/Tiedotekuvat/Vanhuspalveluiden%20living%20labs%20yhteiskehittäminen%20Laurea.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Workshop shared best co-creation practices
Laurea and Tohoku Fukushi University enter into closer cooperation<img alt="" src="/update/Laureankuvat/Tiedotekuvat/Agreement_TFU_2015.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Laurea and Tohoku Fukushi University enter into closer cooperation