Latest news and future events for LUT alumni

Future Events

  • 9 November 2021 Curious People Alumni Webinar: Decisions Towards Sustainable Business, LUT Alumni Relations
  • 8 December 2021 Curious People Alumni Webinar: Sustainable Water Treatment Technologies, LUT Alumni Relations
  • 24 January 2022 DuuniDay Preparty, Lappeenranta, LUT Alumni Relations

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Curious People Alumni Webinar - Decisions Towards Sustainable Business on 9 November 2021

What are the decisions entrepreneurs are making when they are steering their operations towards more sustainable business? What issues are they considering and can they actually affect?

Join Curious People Alumni webinar to hear the research results of one of our professors, Henri Hakala, and the practical experiences of the founders of Twistbe.

16.30  Welcome to Curious People Alumni Webinar                   
           Elina Hannikainen-Himanen, LUT Alumni Relations
16.30  Sustainability Decisions of Entrepreneurs
           Professor Henri Hakala, LUT School of Business and Management
16.50  Questions
17.00 
The Drive Towards Sustainability at Twistbe
           Entrepreneurs Kati Partanen and Veera Brükler, Twistbe
17.20  Questions
17.30  Closing words
           Elina Hannikainen-Himanen, LUT Alumni Relations

Professor Henri Hakala, LUT University

Henri Hakala is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the School of Business and Management (LBM).  His research interests are entrepreneurship, small business management, strategy and sustainable entrepreneurship. 

Entrepreneurs Kati Partanen and Veera Brükler, Twistbe

Kati Partanen and Veera Brückler are holistic skincare experts, the founders of Twistbe and LUT alumni.  They became entrepreneurs out of a burning desire and need to find better skincare products for themselves, for others and for the planet. Today, they are leading the way to more sustainable cosmetics consumption with a mission to change how people around the world look at skincare. Their motto – less is more – is present in everything they do and preach. You can read the story of Twistbe in Finnish here.

The webinar will be organized on Tuesday 9 November from 16.30 to 17.30 Finnish time. Register for the webinar by 6 November 2021.

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Curious People alumni webinars in November and December

 

In December, professor Amit Bhatnagar explains how we can take advantage of microalgae for sustainable wastewater treatment

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Recently graduated and looking for your first job after graduation?

Selected services of LUT & LAB Career Services are now available for our recent graduates through the new JobTeaser Career Center. The following services are at your disposal until you will find your first job from your own field (max. one year after graduation).

  • attend career workshops
  • attend recruitment events (e.g. DuuniDay 25.1.2022)
  • view open positions
  • view company profiles of potential employers

In order to get access to the JobTeaser platform, please send us a message to alumni@lut.fi.

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Curious People Alumni Webinar - Focusing on Water and Sustainable Business on 18 March 2021

Welcome to Curious People Alumni Webinar, Strategic Director Janne Hokkanen, LUT University
Sustainable renewal of business and industry, Professor Paavo Ritala, LUT School of Business and Management
Water – refining sidestreams into value, Professor Mari Kallioinen, LUT School of Engineering Science
Flowrox - LUT cooperation is daily business - and the business is good! Head of Environmental Technologies Petri Ajo, Flowrox Oy
Closing words, Strategic Director Janne Hokkanen, LUT University

Curious People Alumni Webinar - Focusing on Air and Energy 15.12.2020

Welcome to Curious People Alumni Webinar, Provost Liisa-Maija Sainio, LUT University
The Makings of Life: Air, Dean Riina Salmimies, LUT School of Engineering Sience
Energy transition at LUT University, Professor Olli Pyrhönen, LUT School of Energy
Solar Foods – Food Out of Thin Air, CEO Pasi Vainikka, Solar Foods Ltd

Contact us

LUT Alumni
LUT University
P.O.Box 20
FI-53851 Lappeenranta
Finland
alumni@lut.fi

Elina Hannikainen-Himanen
+358 40 573 3790

Lea Lonka
+358 40 848 9855