News: category "tekniikka"



University of Vaasa and Vaasa University of Applied Sciences promote the entrenchment of resource-wise practices across the industry in the Ostrobothnia region

University of Vaasa and Muova (at VAMK, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences) will undertake research into strategies related to resource wisdom as well as the development of a virtual demonstration and research platform to help industrial companies to understand and try out resource-wise practices. The project began this spring as is being financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia.



Dissertation: Technology investment can reduce business strategy risk – a new technique helps with the decision-making

Company investments in technology are very important for its success and finding competitive advantage, but excessive investments can be risky. In her doctoral dissertation, Sara Tilabi has developed a new technique for facilitating the decision-making process related to technology and knowledge investment.



Several scholarships granted for doctoral research

The Graduate School of the University of Vaasa has granted several scholarships, donated by Evald and Hilda Nissi Foundation and Vaasa University Foundation.



University of Vaasa boosts the diversification of biogas use in Ostrobothnia

The University of Vaasa is beginning to study the possibilities of utilizing biogas and removing obstacles and bottlenecks that limit the increase in the use of biogas in Ostrobothnia. The research project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).



University of Vaasa to become a member of the European network of leading distributed energy laboratories

The FREESI smart grid laboratory of the University of Vaasa's VEBIC research platform has been approved as member of DERlab, an international network of leading research laboratories focusing on distributed energy resources. In addition to the University of Vaasa, the network has 36 members, including universities and research institutions particularly from Europe, but also from around the world.



Universities and the industry are building research collaboration to create cleaner solutions for ships and work machines

Four Finnish higher education providers, the University of Vaasa, Aalto University, Tampere University and Åbo Akademi University, are engaged in establishing a research consortium together with the companies Wärtsilä and AGCO Power and other corporate and research partners. The research consortium sets out to create a roadmap towards low-emission seafaring technology and work machines and realise these objectives through innovation. The consortium also aims at developing flexible fuel...



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.



The need for demand-side management of electricity increases – piloted marketplace would enhance the use of demand-side resources

University of Vaasa and VTT are collaborating to develop a new real-time marketplace for demand-side management of electricity. The marketplace would solve some challenges brought about by the energy revolution by enhancing the use of demand-side resources. At the same time, it would enable giving consumers a more active role on the energy market than they currently have.