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.
Lappeenranta Junior University wins an international award
Lappeenranta Junior University, or Uniori, the joint model of science education by LUT University and the City of Lappeenranta has won an international award. Uniori won one of the categories at the International Green Gown Awards 2021, a competition celebrating sustainability initiatives in higher education.
Water footprint should be included in energy transition scenarios
The transition towards a 100 percent renewable energy system is an opportunity to considerably reduce the water use of the power sector. While this holds true for fossil-fueled power generation, an extensive deployment of hydropower technologies can in some European countries lead to an increase in energy-related water demand.
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.