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Aboa Tech Talks webinar in May: AI enabled sustainable technologies


The universities in Turku launched in autumn 2021 a joint webinar series focusing on technology and sustainable development. Aboa Tech Talks will highlight new technologies and innovative technological research that can offer solutions to the complex global challenges of our time.

Unique collaboration strengthens data-driven life science manufacturing


Business Finland recently granted funding to a 11.7M€ project led by the University of Turku, which seeks to enhance advanced pharmaceutical and life science manufacturing in Finland. The LifeFactFuture project combines world class-excellence of Finnish life science companies, technology companies and academic researchers, and the funding decision demonstrates how public funding for research and development can enable important university–industry research cooperation. The funding decision is among the largest received at the University of Turku in the history of Business Finland.

Visit to Tanzania highlighted the results of university cooperation – long-standing cooperation to be expanded


A group of Finnish university rectors and researchers visited Tanzania to learn about the results of an eight-university development project and two decades of successful research and education cooperation between the Universities of Turku and Dar es Salaam. Future cooperation opportunities will be discussed at a workshop in May. 

Navigating major shifts in the food system


How to respond to growing consumer expectations for ecological, plant-based or healthy food? How can societies ensure sustainable food production? Researchers are looking for solutions to questions that are rapidly transforming the entire food industry. The University of Turku launches a new degree programme in food technology in the autumn to meet the growing demand for experts in the industry.