Interface: TUT forges closer ties with companiesTUT enjoys a long history of close collaboration with industry and business. The latest issue of the science magazine Interface features the latest steps taken to promote university-industry collaboration.
The Campus Club located on the fifth floor of the new Kampusareena building offers state-of-the-art facilities for exploring opportunities for collaboration between companies and TUT’s experts. Veikko Juusola, Vice President of Research & Development in the award-winning company M-Files that was born out of research conducted at TUT, tells about how the Campus Club has promoted R&D activities in the rapidly growing, Tampere-based company.
The TUT Flagship project titled “Robotics and Intelligent Machines” brings together researchers from four departments across TUT. Their goal is to create a multi-robot, multi-machine environment where autonomous heavy mobile machines are capable of working in unison and self-diagnosing and resolving problems on their own and with the help of a movable robot platform
”The project has generated a great deal of interest among companies operating in Finland, especially those that have a long-standing tradition of collaborating with TUT,” Professor Joni Kämäräinen says.
FiDiPro Fellow Amit Das brings his acknowledged expertise in the field of rubber technology and self-healing materials to the Department of Materials Science at TUT.
“All research should benefit the world we live in,” he says.
Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP), Tampere University of Technology and CERN have signed an agreement to promote the utilization of research output and new technologies originating from CERN. The collaborative arrangement offers technology-intensive start-ups a unique opportunity to access CERN’s vast pool of expertise.
TUT is the first university in Finland to become a member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). The membership gives TUT a front-row seat to the evolution of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).