The IEM of today is no longer limited to industrial organisations, but encompasses all value adding activities in industry, services and the public sector. Currently, the strong drivers of digitalisation and sustainable development present challenges and opportunities which IEM research utilises by providing new models and tools for renewing businesses in a sustainable way. At LUT, the research and education in the competence area of IEM focus on five themes.
Industrial Engineering and Management
Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) is an integrative, solution-oriented discipline that addresses organisations and their networks as technological, economic and social systems with the objective to enable innovations and advance businesses towards high efficiency, economics and sustainability.