Established 100 years ago, Åbo Akademi University operates currently in Turku and Vaasa. Our leading principles include diversity, openness, courage, sustainability and participation. In our capacity as the only Swedish-speaking university in Finland, we offer a wide range of educational options. We also conduct research in many fields, and our special focus areas are minority research, drug development and diagnostics, molecular process and material technology, and the sea.

– Renewable energy, resource-friendly circular economy and carbon-neutral development are central themes in the research and teaching at Åbo Akademi University. Especially the development of biomass-based raw materials to new products or high-value energy are areas within our international top research. By participating in the activities of CLC we gain important insights into the decisions and contacts for building a carbon-neutral future, says Rector of Åbo Akademi University Mikko Hupa.