Our multidisciplinary research platforms combine our strong disciplinary knowledge with prevailing global trends. They are also an integral tool in the transformation and renewal of the University’s operations. We utilize them to advance multi-, cross- and inter-disciplinary research to help address the complex challenges facing our society. In addition to finding solutions to complex problems, our research findings also give rise to new theoretical frameworks, new scientific thinking or new areas of scientific enquiry.
Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Center VEBIC strives to meet the global needs of energy production, energy business and sustainable social development. Digital Economy examines the innovations made possible by new technologies and their impact on individuals, organizations, industry and society as a whole from the perspective of different sciences. Innovation and Entrepreneurship, InnoLab explores open innovation, user innovation, public sector reform and entrepreneurship.