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27/01/20

Carbon capture in the waste-to-energy sector

Waste to Energy incineration plants have been ranked the 18th largest direct CO2 emitters to the atmosphere. Although not quite at the incomparable scales as steel and cement industries or large power plants, the waste to energy companies have an equal role in CO2 emission mitigation.

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21/01/20

Temporary trafficking arrangements in Yliopistonranta 20.1.-27.3.2020

There are temporary trafficking arrangements in Yliopistonranta 20.1.-27.3.2020 to cable work.

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20/01/20

Erasmus/Nordplus-grants

Nordplus is a programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers, which suports e.g. mobility. Students can study their own field in field-specific network or use Nordlys, which gives the possibility whatever they want if the host university agrees to it.

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15/01/20

Fumigation leak test of the sewers / Tervahovi building

A leak test of the sewers at the Tervahovi building will be done on January 24, 2020, starting at 06:00.

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14/01/20

Dissertation: New regional development model from University of Vaasa is helping public sector innovation activities in Ostrobothnia and in Europe

What role should public organisations play in innovation activities? Forthcoming dissertation by Antti Mäenpää is looking at the role of public organisations as innovation agents. Current European regional development strategy, Smart specialisation, is suggesting that public organisations should step up their game in regional innovation activities and look for new solutions, which are based on the new use of current regional activities.