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Tampere University

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Almost all internationally recognised fields of study are represented at this university. Combining world-class research and innovation activities; Multidisciplinary learning and lifelong partnerships; Unique expertise in developing applications that benefit industry, business and the public sector.

Tampere University

Our challenges

Challenges of the Tampere University

Data and software services for a sustainable city

The City of Tampere aims to be carbon neutral by 2030. The city's climate actions have been compiled into the Carbon Neutral Tampere 2030 Roadmap.The roadmap includes 236 actions under six themes: urban planning, mobility, construction, energy, consumption and nature.To achieve carbon neutrality, the everyday actions of citizens have a huge impact.The way we live, move and consume affects greatly the emissions and thus the goal.Sustainable Tampere 2030 initiative is trying to tackle these issues

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities
In progress
Redefining the interaction between human and forestry machine

From its very first forest tractor made from recycled parts, to cutting edge harvesters and simulators today, Ponsse has always been at the forefront of the industry. By putting the user at the center, Ponsse has been able to create the best equipment so that operators can concentrate on their job.

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Decent Work and Economic Growth
SPRINT Innovation Festival

It’s time to put theory into practice and solve real-world problems for companies and municipalities or invent your own solution for a sustainable future! Sprint Innovation Festival brings together students, companies and various organizations for a full week.

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action, Partnerships for the Goals, Affordable and Clean Energy
International Talent retention in City of Tampere

The competition for talent is rapidly intensifying. Cities and regions are taking active steps to enhance their attractiveness to international talent and skilled professionals. However, locating and attracting the right talent is just half of the work, cities also need strategies for retaining international talent

Quality Education, Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Partnerships for the Goals
Developing students’ working life meta-skills in university-company cooperation

Universities excel at teaching hard skills. Engineers, Business Majors or Anthropology students alike may feel like they have mastered all the necessary tools upon graduation and are ready to take the next step. However, getting a positive start to the work life and excelling at the workplace demands much more than just ample knowledge of the core subject of every student.

Quality Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Partnerships for the Goals, Decent Work and Economic Growth