LUT Savo

LUT Savo focuses research activities in selected areas for achieving breakthrough results of world class. These research areas are in line with the LUT strategy and regional interests.

LUT Savo research groups are:

Green Chemistry in Mikkeli
Research work for finding new solutions to prevent and decrease environmental pollution. Developing novel nano-based materials for water purification. Develops thin film materials and processes to enable energy saving, resource-use reduction, pollution removal and bioactive applications.

Bioenergy research in Mikkeli
Studies supply systems and handling technologies of biomass for energy use. Applies study methods to evaluate economical and environmental performance.

Renewable energy technologies in Varkaus
Research work for new renewable energy technologies focused into boiler works and small scale objects in order to find new customer value and green benefits through new products and business.

Material physics laboratory in Savonlinna
Studies and applies smart materials for process engineering. Smart material structures replace mass, decrease emissions and optimize operation of machines.

LUT Savo will be 2020

  • The leading research and educational center in Finland in our focus areas
  • Internationally recognized center in selected areas of sustainable technologies
  • The most productive reearch group in LUT by the number of publications and theses
  • A place where several new high technology jobs will be initiated in the South Savo area

For further details, please contact Prof. Mika Sillanpää , the Director of the LUT Savo:


Phone: +358 400 205215

Street and postal address:

Lappeenranta University of Technology
Laboratory of Green Chemistry

Sammonkatu 12
50130 Mikkeli

LUT Savo

Laboratory of Green Chemistry
Postal and street address:
Sammonkatu 12, 50130 Mikkeli, Finland

Laboratory of Bioenergy
Postal and street address:
Lönnrotinkatu 7, 50100 Mikkeli, Finland

Renewable Energy Technologies
Postal and street address:
Opiskelijankatu 3, 78210 Varkaus, Finland

Material Physics Laboratory
Postal and street address:
Laitaatsillantie 3, 57170, Savonlinna, Finland