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Nikos Hatziargyriou - a member of VEBIC advisory board - has won the Global Energy Prize

Professor Nikos Hatziargyriou from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) has won the Global Energy Prize in the category of New Ways of Energy Application.



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.



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...



Arto Ojala becomes professor of international business at University of Vaasa

Arto Ojala, Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), has been appointed professor of international business at the University of Vaasa. He took up his post on 1 February.



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 University of Vaasa recruited new Tenure track professors

The University of Vaasa has strengthened its scientific research by recruiting new talented researchers for Tenure Track positions. Tenure Track is a career path for researchers that enables progressing through regular evaluations to the position of a full professor.