The University of Turku participates in the SHIFT Business Festival on 29–30 August with two themes: using technology in the sustainable development of the maritime and food industries and the interaction between humans and machines. The theme of SHIFT 2019 is Shapeshifting intelligence, which looks beyond the hype for a more holistic view of intelligent business.
Keyword: Department of Future Technologies
Vierailuluento / Guest lecture: Professor Juraj Hromokovic: Teaching Computer Science as an Integral Part of Science, Mathematics and Humanities
University of Turku Establishes Joint Double Degree Programme in Future Health & Technology in collaboration with Fudan University, China
The new Master’s Degree Programme in Future Health & Technology will start in Autumn 2019 at the University of Turku. The programme, leading to a double degree, is organised in close collaboration with Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Thereby, the University of Turku expands the ongoing cooperation in the area of Information and Communication technology also to Health Sciences and Technology.
The strength of our research in Information Technology and Computer Science is the interdisciplinary co-operation of our multidisciplinary university. The new information is often linked to the questions and applications of Natural Science, Technology, Business and Humanist Sciences. The societal effect of our research focuses on Health and Welfare, Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, Digitalisation and Safe Cyber Society.
ICT education at the multidisciplinary and international University of Turku is the key to the future work. The need for experts on the ICT field is growing fast, locally and globally, so after the graduation, you don't have to look for a job for long or from far.
The information technology shapes the future. The machines become intelligent, the algorithms help in the decision-making and the mixed reality creates new experience environments. Data is the "new oil". Refining and securing it is modern industry. The Department of Future Technologies produces new understanding of the developing possibilities of information technology and communication technology.