Research and development

Alongside teaching, research, development and innovation work (RDI) is the second basic task of universities of applied sciences. Our RDI work supports the development of Oulu and Northern Finland. The RDI activities are closely integrated with our education provision and learning, as well as the lifelong learning offerings and projects implemented in cooperation with businesses and industries.


Low-carbon solutions
  • Solutions for low-carbon energy, transport and machinery engineering
  • Solutions for circular economy
  • Development of circular economy business

Digital solutions
  • Printable intelligence applications
  • Robotics, drones and flexible automation in increasing competitiviness
  • Digital platforms in artistic activities

Digital pedagogy
  • Mobile technology and new learning environments
  • Remote access to laboratories
  • New methods to support learning


Our top projects

01.07.2020 - 31.12.2022, information technology
FUAVE - Finnish UAV Ecosystem
01.09.2021 - 30.06.2023, Social and health care
NACCOP – An Arctic platform for innovation work in healthcare


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