LUT University and ABB deepen their partnership with a strategic cooperation agreement
LUT University and the technology company ABB are looking for greater synergies through strategic cooperation. The objective is to generate new research, create inventions and innovations, boost the emergence and growth of start-up companies, provide new jobs and help companies to be successful in digital transformation.
QS World University Rankings
LUT improves its position in the QS World University Rankings 2022
LUT University ranks 414th among a total of 1300 universities in the latest QS rankings. LUT's placement improved significantly from last year – by 56 positions – while the number of ranked universities increased. LUT's special strength is research intensity.
"Focusing on high-quality scientific solutions is at the heart of our strategy. Placing among the global top 65 in citations is an indication of our significant scientific impact," says Jari Hämäläinen, LUT's Vice Rector for Research.
P2X-plant for synthetic fuels would be a leap towards emission-free transport
LUT University and an extensive business consortium have finished a feasibility study on a Power-to-X (P2X) pilot plant for the production of synthetic fuels in Joutseno, Finland.
The study revealed that the technology needed for fuel production is sufficiently advanced for industrial-scale application.
Now is the time to seize the opportunity
The small virus has changed the media environment in a great deal. For journalists, it has been a time of extreme pressure to learn and understand and write timely coverage about the new unpredictable virus. On the other hand, during the past weeks and months, the role and importance of media has increased enormously for every individual and for the whole society.
That's why it is now time to start reflecting what has happened and what is going to happen in the media industry because of the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Associate Professor Päivi Maijanen from LUT School of Business and Management.