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Juha Laine and Timo Veromaa Appointed as Professors of Practice at the University of Turku

19.04.2021

Docent Juha Laine has been appointed as Professor of Practice in Pharmacoeconomics and Dr. Timo Veromaa Professor of Practice in Drug Development. The appointments strengthen the operations of the InFLAMES Flagship, joint effort of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, funded by the Academy of Finland. Both professors of practice have been offered part-time positions for the duration of the InFLAMES Flagship funding period.

Culture Campus Turku to Become a New Platform for Developing Culture Sector Activities

22.12.2020

The City of Turku, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences Ltd, Finnish University of Applied Sciences and Arts Ltd, Turun musiikinopetus Oy, and Turku Science Park Ltd have signed a collaboration agreement on launching the co-operation platform of Culture Campus Turku.

Entrepreneurs in Residence

Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) is a programme that involves entrepreneurs in the activities of Turku School of Economics in variety of ways. The objective of the EiR programme is to increase the participation and presence of active entrepreneurs in the school. The unique programme started in autumn 2020 and no similar cooperation programme between entrepreneurs and a university exists in Finland.

Doctoral Candidates of Drug Research Trained in Close Collaboration with the Industry

08.10.2020

In 2019, the University of Turku launched a new doctoral training in collaboration with partners from the drug industry. A major part of the training is carried out in an industrial environment. The training also includes postgraduate studies and academic secondments in the University’s research groups. The training educates experts specialised in industrial research and product development.

Turku Bioscience Centre

Turku Bioscience Centre is an advanced core facility and research centre hosted jointly by University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University.

The Centre was established in 1992 to facilitate research infrastructure services and scientific interactions across departments and within the two universities. We offer services to both academic and commercially-oriented research projects.

Successful Innovation Collaboration of University of Turku and Singapore Maritime Institute Continued

21.01.2020

The University of Turku and the Singapore Maritime Institute collaborated for the second time in organising the Finland–Singapore Maritime Innovation Camp. The winning team was announced on the final day of the camp held in Singapore on 11–16 January 2020. The camp was organised in collaboration with the business partners Jurong Port, MacGregor, and The China Navigation Company.

University of Turku Participates in Smart Health for Europe Event on October 7

27.09.2019

The University of Turku, in collaboration with Novartis Finland Oy, Business Finland, the University of Eastern Finland, and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, organises a Smart Health for Europe seminar at Musiikkitalo on October 7, 2019. The seminar explores future health ecosystems and networks with Smart Health stakeholders from start-ups to healthcare decision makers, investors and more. The Finnish EU Presidency in 2019 provides a great opportunity to discuss the combination of legislation, health sector growth, research and development, and start-ups.