The SIE project and community integrates expertise of core partners. All partners are internationally recognised on their individual skills, competences and research output.
TAU’s three strategic spearheads are society, technology, and health and the strategy statement aims to “solve society’s major challenges and create new opportunities by linking pioneering research and innovation, promoting interdisciplinary education and life-long partnerships, generating unique expertise in industrial and public-sector implementation.
TAMK’s strategy shares the same core components with TAU strategy, and in addition, TAMK profiles itself as a multidisciplinary and working life oriented university of applied sciences (UAS) focusing on learning in working life and international networks, a forerunner in education export, an UAS responding to changing competence needs of working life supported by continuous learning possibilities and applied research and development as well as innovations for working life.
VTT will make a strong contribution to achieving the call topic objectives of (i) multi-sector networking to boost (ii) societal impact of high-quality research. This will be done through (i) applying and sharing VTT expertise in the development of ecosystems.
LUT has pursued a strategy of global sustainability in various forms for a decade. The current strategy 2030 Trailblazers builds on the System Earth concept and focuses LUT’s research on four global sustainability themes: Energy – Transition to carbonneutral world; Air – Turning emissions into opportunities; Water – Refining sidestreams into value and; Business – Sustainable renewal of business and industry.
UWASA advances competitiveness, innovation and sustainable development in business, technology, and society – and is a trusted and valued partner within both regional and international innovation ecosystems. The University is located at the heart of Northern Europe’s largest energy and environment business cluster called EnergyVaasa.
Consortium has strong connections to different platforms, which are suitable for cross-regional and international collaboration.
Collaboration with ongoing research, innovation actions and networking actions is planned to concretise the exchange of new ideas and best practices and increase Finland’s participation to Framework Programmes in future.