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Seminar on Sustainability and Circular Economy Research and Teaching at UTU


23.11.2022 at 12.15 - 17.15
Join a webinar to hear about sustainability and circular economy at UTU: what topical research is currently conducted and what type of teaching the different faculties offer? How sustainability work at UTU is coordinated? The event is open to UTU students, faculty and staff members. Presentations...

University of Turku Brahea Centre Partner in Large-scale EU Project


A large-scale collaboration project (PlastLIFE) to enhance circular economy of plastics is starting in Finland. Ministry of the Environment and Finnish Environment Institute SYKE coordinate the project. The total budget of the project is approximately 20 million euros, and its financing comes from the EU Strategic LIFE Programme (LIFE SIP). Brahea Centre at the University of Turku is a partner in PlastLIFE Work Package focusing on plastics used in construction and agriculture.

Challenges and Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Academic Teaching


16.2.2022 at 10.00 - 16.00
Please note that the event will be held at 10:00-16:00 EET, which is CET 9:00-15:00. The first international workshop of the project InCompEdu is organised as an online event. The aim of the event is to raise awareness and discuss about the common challenges in online teaching during Covid-19...

Ways forward to reach zero emissions shipping


28.9.2021 at 10.00 - 12.30
Please note that the webinar will be held at 9:00 – 11:30 CEST (Finnish summer time 10:00 – 12:30). SEAMEASURES is organizing an online workshop to discuss potential solutions and future scenarios for zero emission shipping. The main focus is on technological scenarios for meeting the IMO 2050 GHG...

BalticSatApps Successfully Paving Way for Earth Observation-based Innovations in Baltic Sea Region


The European Copernicus Programme provides Earth Observation (EO) data free of charge on an open-access basis. The Copernicus services are based on satellite and in situ observations, and cater to even near real-time data needs. The services provide global data which can also be used for local and regional needs. The data can, for example, help to make visible different phenomena affecting Earth, such as climate change and urban development.

Small ports provide improved services in the central Baltic Sea region


In the past years, various projects have worked to improve the safety and infrastructure of small ports. Now experts from Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Latvia have joined their forces to develop better services in the small ports of the central Baltic Sea region. The focus of the CBSmallPorts project is on energy efficiency and joint marketing of the area.

Sewage-collecting Network Located around Baltic Sea Coastline Needs Developing – Boaters Want to Do the Right Thing


Many boaters are still occasionally releasing their sewage directly into the sea. The reason, however, may not be their own indifference, but rather the result of a lack of sewage pump-out stations or the fact that stations may be located in the wrong places, in poor condition or have insufficient user instructions. The purpose of the BATSECO-BOAT project is to survey the needs of boaters and improve the sewage pumping services throughout the entire central Baltic Sea region.