Operating environment

Future Manufacturing Technologies (FMT) research group's mission is the following:

1. To promote the local manufacturing industry's opportunities for success with university-level research, development and innovation activities.
2. To contribute to the researcher education and the needs of industrial experts in the groupīs operational area.
3. Follow the development of technology in advance and research that applies to the focus area.
4. Transfer our expertise to the surrounding industry.

The FMT research group represents the highest level of understanding within its own area of expertise in the University of Oulu and is an active member of the international science community. The research group realizes the mission statement of The University of Oulu and its Faculty of Technology, the Kerttu Saalasti Institute, and The Center for Advanced Steels Research (CASR). FMT is an active part of ELME Studio at Nivala. FMT is involved in realizing the metal strategy of The Federation of Education in Jokilaaksot (JEDU) and The Oulu Southern area.