Faculty of Technology

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The Faculty of Technology at the University of Oulu is one of the leading experts in sustainable utilization of natural resources.

Some of our strengths include biomass, mineral and steel processing and knowledge about the application of materials, comprehensive production chains, minimising environmental effects and economic perspectives.

Our aim is to be among the world’s leading actors in research, sustainable solutions and education on how people can use technology to control climate change and promote sustainable development and wellbeing.
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Research

The Faculty of Technology operates in all the strategical focus areas of research at the University of Oulu. Researchers have active collaboration with companies, research institutes and public sector. External funding forms nearly half of the total budget of the Faculty.

Research Communities

Our aim is to be among the world’s leading actors in research, sustainable solutions and education on how people can use technology to control climate change and promote sustainable development and wellbeing.

We participate in the global, national and regional enhancement of wellbeing through our seven research communities:

  • Steel 
  • Circular economy 
  • Bioeconomy 
  • Automation 
  • Environment and Cleantech 
  • Planning and Productisation
  • Geological systems and Arctic Mineral resources

Read more about the Research Communities here.

 

Research Units

There are 12 Research Units at the Faculty of Technology. You can access the old websites of the Research Units here.

Education

At the Faculty seven fields of education are represented and experts trained in architecture, engineering and natural sciences. Also Open University education is available. Study entities include multiform learning, online courses and modular study structures. We invest in quality and promote smooth studying progress and on-time graduation. Educational co-operation is done with other higher education institutions.

See more information on education websites here

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