Brahea Centre's Services

We offer education, development and project services​ to actors in both public and private sectors. Our work is carried out in tight cooperation with a vast network of national and international connections. All our services are tailored to meet the customers needs.


Overview of our services

Analysis and Foresight services

Areal Research and Development offer financial analysis and foresight services to the faculties, units and researchers of the University of Turku as well as to the private organisations.

Our analysis and foresight services help customers to deepen their understanding of their target market and produce supportive information for organisational decision-making. Our analyses facilitate the positioning of the company in the market, and can also be used for monitoring the overall financial development of the customers and the branch in general.

Our services are always tailored according to the customers' needs and they can contain for example the financial development of individual companies in relation to the development of branch on both national and international level. The analyses are based on a database which contains the financial data of more than 120 million companies worldwide.

The analysis and foresight services provide valuable information for academic research in various fields and tools for the development and growth of small and medium-sized companies.

Examples of our services:

  • The branch reports and cluster analysis based on the financial data
  • Business intelligence reports: competitor analyses, market positioning data
  • Validation of business models
  • Advisory opinions

Why is this important? Consultation and evalutations can develop the quality assurance of an organisation.

Organisational development benefits from evaluations that steer the organisation in continuous development. Systematically established information on the organisation is an asset to the executive decision making. Evaluation-based development process allows the organisations to benefit from it's clients and staff. 

Our services include:

  • process descriptions and evaluations
  • audting the quality and environmental systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001)
  • guiding self-assessments (EFQM, CAF, ISO 9004)
Project Services

Are you hoping to turn your idea into a project, but administrative work of project applications overwhelm you? We are here to help you.

Areal Research and Development is an expert of projects in various fields, both locally and internationally. We have experience on different financing possibilities, project application procedures and project management, and we are flexible to operate with different stakeholders.

Our projects pool from various financial instruments, such as

  • European Social Fund
  • European Structural Fund
  • Rural development programmes
  • Baltic Sea Region Programme
  • Central Baltic Programme
  • Erasmus +
  • Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)
  • Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland
Tailored Training

Do you have a special need for a training but can't find anything suitable on the market? Contact us and we will build a training for your company or organization according to your needs and wishes.

Organization and Employee Development

  • Supervisory skills
  • Process consultation
  • Organizational change and development
  • Management skills

Heli Trapp

Entrepreneurship and innovation services

  • Entrepreneurship skills
  • Comprehensive (information intensive) business development
  • Turning service and product ideas into a business
  • Project Management

Pasi Malinen

Maritime and logistics

  • Basics of maritime
  • Affreightment and affreightment contracts
  • Cargo safety

Sari Nyroos