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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)
  • 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.



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

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WeLive project: Open the data!<img alt="" src="/update/Laureankuvat/Tiedotekuvat/Avoin%20data%20Laurea%20YAMK%20Kehittaja%206aika%20WeLive.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />WeLive project: Open the data!
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
Principal lecturer Seppo Leminen wins ISPIM 2017 Best Paper Award<img alt="" src="/update/Laureankuvat/Tiedotekuvat/Seppo%20Leminen%20Laurea%20yliopettaja%20Carleton%20University.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Principal lecturer Seppo Leminen wins ISPIM 2017 Best Paper Award