LUT’s Trailblazer strategy is searching for answers to four key questions: Are we going to burn up everything? Is humanity condemned to suffer from the water it has polluted? Will waste be the grave of our future? Will we let Europe degenerate to the world’s back yard? No. We will lead the way with a trailblazer spirit.We are the best young university in the Nordic countries (Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Ranking, 2015). We are compact by size, with intensely focused operations. Combining technology and business, we have served as an academic forerunner since 1969. Our international science community encompasses 6,500 students and experts.We are creating completely new energy systems where the produced energy is emission-free, cost-effective and independent.