Xamk is a strong implementer of RDI activities

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences profiles as a strong implementer of research, development and innovation (RDI) activities. With over 180 ongoing projects we are Finland’s largest University of Applied Sciences in RDI.

Research is reinforced with wide research infrastructure and through the degree programs. The aim of the RDI is to increase wellbeing and competitiveness in the region and in business life.


Our focus areas are:

• Digital economy
• Forest, the environment and Energy
• Sustainable well-being
• Logistics and marine technology & transport

In addition, Xamk has a Creative Industries Research Unit, which generates research projects that combine creative industries with the other strengths of the University of Applied Sciences.

We cooperate with national companies and organizations, universities and research centers. Our RDI in the international level is mainly operated in Europe and in the Baltic See Region and Russia.

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