Research, Development and Innovation | SeAMK

Research and Innovation Leads to Development

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) conducts research, development and innovation (RDI) with a distinctly practical emphasis, serving teaching and supporting industrial small and medium enterprises (SME) and service production, especially within South Ostrobothnia region. Therefore SeAMK’s  RDI supports the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategy of South Ostrobothnia (pdf).

RDI is carried out in co-operation with regional, national, and EU level enterprises and organizations. Student involvement in RDI projects is vital to their studies and their objectives of becoming acknowledged experts in their fields. Annually SeAMK implements around 100 externally funded projects. External funding amounts to 4 million euros per year. Roughly 10% of RDI projects have international funding and are conducted with international partners.

SeAMK’s Expertise in RDI

SeAMK supports the Smart Specialization Strategy of South Ostrobothnia in:

  • Creativity and Health
  • Entrepreneurship and Growth
  • Smart Technologies
  • Sustainable Food Solutions

SeAMK’s competencies in the above areas focus on:

Profile areas of SeAMK.

Contact Information of RDI

Elina Varamäki

Vice President

email

Elina.Varamaki(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408305189

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Seliina Päällysaho

Research Manager

email

Seliina.Paallysaho(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408302199

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Sirkku Uusimäki

R&D Service Manager

email

Sirkku.Uusimaki(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408304253

School of Business and Culture

Pauliina Talvitie

Research and Development Manager

email

Pauliina.Talvitie(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408302382

School of Food and Agricultre

Taru Mäki

Research and Development Manager

email

Taru.Maki(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408304105

School of Health Care and Social Work

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Katja Valkama

Research and Development Manager, Principal Lecturer

email

Katja.Valkama(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408300386

School of Technology

Ari Sivula

Research and Development Manager

email

Ari.Sivula(a)seamk.fi

telephone

+358408300360