Scientific solutions – System Earth

Clean energy, water and air are life-giving resources for which we at LUT University seek new solutions with our expertise in technology, business and social sciences. We help society and businesses in their sustainable renewal. Our international community consists of over 9,000 members. Our campuses are in Lappeenranta and Lahti, Finland. We are one of the top universities in the world for climate action.

LUT system earth strategy 2030
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Air – From emissions to opportunities

Defining air quality, emissions and climate impacts and new technology to turn emissions into products
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Energy transition to a carbon-neutral world

We solve global climate problems with our technology and business research. We use water and air to produce e-fuels and protein.
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Business and society – Sustainable renewal of business, industry and society

Driving sustainable growth, creating value in a digital economy and advanced design, manufacturing and processing
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Water – Complex water adequacy and water treatment needs

Resource recovery from wastewater and responding to complex water treatment needs

Our action plans for 2025

  • Significant research player in Europe
  • Renewer of companies and society
  • Open, dynamic and active intercultural campuses


  • Courage to succeed
  • Passion for innovation through science
  • Will to build well-being

If the video doesn't display properly, you can also watch it here: TRAILBLAZERS – Science with a purpose – LUT University Strategy 2030 

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Sustainable development and responsibility

LUT University promotes sustainable development. Our strategic choices, scientific research, academic education and social interaction are all guided by the principles of ecological, economic and social sustainability.