Vebic staff


Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Centre

A multidisciplinary research and innovation platform

VEBIC strives to meet the global needs of energy production, energy business and sustainable social development. By combining a unique set of resources: top-level researchers, versatile infrastructure, business community know-how, support from international networks and government involvement, VEBIC joins forces with its stakeholders to achieve a broader business and societal impact at all pertinent levels.

VEBIC work is organised in two interacting research programmes and three research laboratories.

Engages and connects stakeholders, and enforces networks and cooperation in relevant fields in Vaasa, Finland and  the EU area 
Facilitates, coordinates and manages internal and external multidisciplinary R&D innovation projects

Research is what ultimately changes things, it gives us data to base our decisions on.

We need to focus on overall system level solutions rather than juxtapose alternative technologies. Our research projects cross over all the different schools of our university. Our laboratories furthers the knowledge on energy transition and sustainable development. We are situated in the hart of the Nordic Energy cluster combining our local and international university, laboratory, living lab and company networks into impactful RDI-actions.

Suvi Karirinne
VEBIC director
Suvi Karirinne

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