Research, Development and Innovations
Laurea's fields of expertise in RDI activities are sustainable and versatile social and health care, coherent security, service business and circular economy, entrepreneurship as well as pedagogy Co-creation.
Research programme Coherent security
The RDI performed in Laurea's Coherent Security Research Programme provides national and international research and innovation solutions that support the implementation of civil security.
Research programme Sustainable and versatile social and health care
The research programme on Sustainable and versatile social and health care responds to current social challenges.
Cross-cutting theme Entrepreneurship
Laurea is a pioneer in understanding changes in the working life and entrepreneurship, as well as in developing and utilizing new skills and operating models related to it.
Cross-cutting theme Pedagogy and Co-creation
The Pedagogy research theme focuses on development of the content of higher education, matching of education to the needs of the workplace and pedagogic development of education.
Cross-cutting Theme Digitalisation and information management in society
Laurea's strategy has a strong emphasis on digitalisation and its growing importance in working life in the future.
Research at Laurea
International university of applied sciences
Laurea is seeking solutions for the challenges of the changing society together with the very people who are affected by these changes.
Our publications highlight the competence and activities of Laurea’s students and staff in different fields.
Whenever a study targets Laurea as an organisation, Laurea students or personnel, or some of them, a research permit is required.
Responsible RDI and education
Laurea promotes responsible research, development, innovation, and open learning in various ways.