A strong expert in the Finnish university system, the Savonia University of Applied Sciences provides a boost to the vitality of the northern Savo region and eastern Finland.
Savonia’s operations highlight professional university education that takes into account the top projects of university education: all-year studies, digitalisation and flexible study paths. In addition to this, Savonia’s vibrant research, development and innovation activities promote working life and regional development and renew the economic structure of the region.
Teaching as well as research and development work are brought together by multidisciplinary Open Innovation Space thinking to highlight working life and the active role of students in development and project tasks. One of the focus areas of the Savonia University of Applied Sciences is applied well-being technology that provides a platform for developing new know-how to serve the needs of the region. For Savonia, this focus area is multisectorally implemented and it involves health sector, technology, design and business experts.