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Networks and Partners

Laurea is actively involved in many networks in order to promote research, development and innovation activities.

  •  Baltic University Programme (BUP)
  • AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce)
  • Center for Identification Technology Research CITeR
  • Cite du Design
  • COHEHRE consortium
  • Design for All Foundation
  • ERRIN (European Regions Research and Innovation Network)
  • European Asian Active Innovation Net (AIN)
  • Frontext (European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the EU)
  • EuroFM (European Facility Management Network)
  • EuroPACE (a European non-profit association of universities, educational organisations and their networks to foster networked e-learning)
  • ENOLL (European Network of Living Labs)
  • EOS (European Organisation for Security)
  • ERA (European retail academy)
  • ESDC (European Security and Defence College)
  • EUNIS (European University Information Systems)
  • FSA (Finnish Service Alliance)
  • Global Mobile Survey
  • International Society of Telemedicine and eHealth
  • Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE), OECD
  • Sendai Finland Wellbeing Center SFWBC
  • Service Design Network (SDN)
  • Scanbalt
  • UArctic, University of the Arctic
  • UASnet, Universities of Applied Sciences Network
  • University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN)

Laurea's international partner institutions for mobility can be viewed in the SoleMOVE system.

Use of Visual Paradigm for the teaching of software design is made available to Laurea University of Applied Sciences by the Visual Paradigm Academic Partner Training Program.




Projects<img alt="projects at Laurea-RDI" src="/en/update/RDIimages/Image%20link%20images/hankkeet.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />ProjectsExplore Laurea's projects<a href="/en/research-development-and-innovations/references/projects" title="Completed and ongoing projects">projects</a>
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Vice President, RDI
Kyösti Väkeväinen
Mob.  +358 50 317 0973

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

Research and Development services
Director Hilkka Heinonen
Mob. +358 40 587 4138

Email: firstname.lastname(at)




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