LUT is an international science university that conducts strong academic research and provides higher education based on that research. LAB is a higher education institution that specialises in innovation, business and industries. It provides education driven by the needs of the working world and carries out applied research, development and innovation activities and artistic activities.
LUT’s research focuses on energy, air, water and responsible business. LAB’s education, research, development and innovation specialise in the sustainable solutions, design, innovations, and health. LUT and LAB also collaborate in education and projects in these focus areas.