The Faculty of Medicine has a major social influence in terms of promoting health, research on the emergence, diagnostics and treatment of diseases and developing the service and education system in the health care sector.
Faculty offers several collaboration possibilities for companies and other organisations.
Alumni Medicinae Aboensis r.y. is the alumni association for graduates and friends of the Faculty of Medicine. It serves as a link between the Faculty and its graduates and contributes to supporting teaching and research activities in the Faculty. The alumni association also maintains contact with decision-makers of society and promotes health care development work.
Research infrastructure built and maintained by the Faculty and its partners is internationally competitive. Researchers have a possibility to use the expert technical assistance of the service units also during the planning steps and analysis of results.
Companies are also welcome to use research services and instruments.
The Faculty of Medicine works in close collaboration with the Hospital District of Southwest Finland, Satakunta Hospital District and Vaasa Hospital District. This operating environment strengthens the Faculty’s conditions for education and research.
SHS Education and Research Centre, hosted by the University of Turku, assembles multi-disciplinary scientific expertise and social welfare and health care authorities working towards a more accessible social and health care system. We are committed to create a collaborative operational culture where evidence-based information is effectively translated into practical solutions.
Health Campus Turku is a significant multidisciplinary education cluster within medicine and health care, and offers unique opportunities for research, innovation and corporate collaboration.
Collaboration involves University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Hospital District of Southwest Finland and Turku Science Park.
Faculty of Medicine is a part of the unique health innovation ecosystem in Turku, which brings together four higher educational institutions, hospital district and approximately 100 bio and pharma companies.
The Faculty collaborates with the surrounding companies in research and innovation activities and also plans and executes the educational programmes together to increase the job competitiveness of the faculty graduates.