R&D work is an essential aspect of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences mission of providing quality education. Our R&D work is mainly focused on applied research and various development projects carried out in co-operation with regional and national enterprises, organisations and the working world. We strive to include our students in our projects and assignments. Involvement and participation in R&D projects is vital to their studies and their objectives of becoming acknowledged experts in their fields. Many R&D projects involve partners from foreign countries.