LUT examining possibilities of launching business activities involving robotics
The Laboratory of Intelligent Machines at the LUT has received EUR 600 000 in funding from the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation TEKES to advance commercial applications of robot technology. The goal is to establish business activities in the field of robotics in Lappeenranta.
Green Campus becomes part of the International Sustainable Campus Network
LUT has joined the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN). The network is a global forum that supports leading colleges, universities and corporate campuses in the exchange of information, ideas and best practices in different areas of sustainable development.
3D printing really transforms production
"3D printing technology is utilised very little by businesses in Finland. The field is being researched in Finland, but Finnish industry should be looking to really capitalise on the technology," says Professor Antti Salminen.
Only two research departments in Finland have equipment for printing metal objects (not counting manufacturers of 3D printers), and there are around 50 printers of plastic objects, almost exclusively at universities and applied science institutes. The possibilities, however, are enormous.