Change to circular economy is inevitable

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Change to circular economy is inevitable

Change to circular economy is inevitable

Research and education are the two most important elements of circular economy. Most of the central factors of circular economy are already well represented on TUT’s agenda, writes Mari Pantsar, director of Sitra’s Resource-wise and carbon-neutral society project.

Algae produce the strongest antioxidant in nature

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Algae produce the strongest antioxidant in nature

Algae produce the strongest antioxidant in nature

Microalgae produce bio-oil for energy and valuable pigments for therapeutic applications. Microbiologist Praveen Ramasamy is developing methods that make algae more efficient in this production of materials and the collection of these materials more profitable.

Education in water is never wasted

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Education in water is never wasted

Education in water is never wasted

Developing countries are in desperate need of people with higher education who could help them build a better future for themselves. Safe water and functional sanitation comprise one of the most important areas of expertise these countries must have access to before any development further is possible. TUT has a wealth of experience in collaborating with the water services industry.
1/2017
Tuuli Laukkanen
Digitalization sets new course for marine traffic

Digitalization sets new course for marine traffic

Rolls-Royce is establishing a research centre for remote-controlled and autonomous marine crafts in Turku. Tampere University of Technology acts as a strategic partner to Rolls-Royce's international Marine unit.
1/2017
Leena Koskenlaakso
TUT named as HSA Academic Center of Excellence

TUT named as HSA Academic Center of Excellence

The HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation, a consortium for standardising heterogeneous computing platforms, has named TUT as an HSA Academic Center of Excellence. By participating in the development of standards, TUT hopes to improve its ability to influence the relationship between the power consumption and computing power of devices such as smart phones.
1/2017
Sanna Schildt
President of Estonia highlighted industry collaboration

President of Estonia highlighted industry collaboration

President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid visited Tampere University of Technology during her state visit to Finland. The President and her entourage visited Kampusareena, SMACC, and TUTLab. President Kaljulaid also gave a speech at the Campus Club.
1/2017
Sanna Schildt
The electrical peak power spike occurs at nightfall

The electrical peak power spike occurs at nightfall

When woolly socks are not enough, a radiator is hooked up to the socket. In freezing temperatures, electricity consumption can temporarily increase tremendously. A study on the record spike revealed the reasons behind the consumption and can help the planning of the future electricity system.

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