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.
Research programme Service Business and Circular Economy
Service Business and Circular Economy Research programme provides a platform for studying, analysing, co-creating business ecosystems and service innovations that foster new service business.
Cross-cutting theme Entrepreneurship
Laurea wants to be a forerunner in this transformation of work. We want to understand and develop those future skills that will be required of self-employed people.
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
Theme Ethical competence and foresight competence
Ethical competence and foresight competence are based on value choices and improve the quality of Laurea’s research and development work.
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.
We have around 80 research projects ongoing in the fields of our expertise.See the projects