World Class Research
The collaborative research goals of Health Campus Turku are to support key regional strategic research goals, strengthen regional competitiveness, and to build national and international co-operation with Health Campus partners.
In addition, the aim is to increase the level of external and to strengthen the effectiveness of scientific knowledge in preventive clinical, diagnostic health care, the development of health care systems as well as decision making both nationally and internationally.
Measures taken by Health Campus Turku as part of its research work are:
- Active collaboration with strategic national and international research institutions, innovation clusters and businesses
- Defining research goals for biomedicine, health tech and health care sectors
- Increasing synergies in research support of services, practices and structures
- Career support for graduates and researchers
- Improving funding application skills
- Research communications and scienence education
- Supporting and researching sustainability and sustainable research practices
The wellbeing services county of Southwest Finland
The Wellbeing services county of Southwest Finland is part of a Nordic network of leading health researchers. Strategic cooperation with the University of Turku benefits the entire economic region. The research carried out by the University Hospital produces top-level expertise that is valued by patients, staff, researchers and regional authorities alike.
University of Turku
Research at the University of Turku is multidisciplinary and international. The bioscience success stories are born out of strong research in the fields of cancer research, molecular biosciences, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases research. At the Faculty of Medicine, clinical and basic research are seamlessly combined bringing new results from research laboratories and clinical studies to patient treatment. The host defence and autoimmune disease research is internationally at the top of the field, as is the development of diagnostics and imaging methods.
Åbo Akademi University
Research at Åbo Akademi is multifaceted and interdisciplinary. In co-operation with the University of Turku, we have established a joint focal area in drug development and diagnostics. One of Åbo Akademi University’s most important research areas is biomedical imaging. Other key areas include drug pre-formulation and diagnostics, with a focus on cancer, organic chemistry and biochemistry, structural bioinformatics, cellular and molecular biology and materials research.
Turku University of Applied Sciences
Our research groups within Health and Well-being work towards improving the health and well-being of people of different ages and develop solutions that affect people’s social, physical and psychological health and well-being.
Novia University of Applied Sciences
The Research and Development at Novia UAS support a genuine joint effort between the UAS and the regional businesses and industries. Our research and development activity is developed as a part of the Finnish innovation system through strategically chosen, long-term partners.