Research, development and services
We share our knowledge and skills with the working life, because by collaborating and learning new things, we achieve something truly important for the future.
We invest in strong research, development and innovation expertise, divided into four different teams: digitalisation, production technology, entrepreneurship and well-being, and chemistry and bioeconomy.
We have approximately 100 ongoing projects at all times. In these projects we seek and develop solutions locally, nationally and internationally. Check out our projects!
We provide support for the development of your company’s operations and expertise. In our services, we utilize the expertise of our team of experts and the equipment of our laboratories.
The development of companies in our region and the availability of skilled labour is ensured through up-to-date investments into research environments.Get to know our development environments
Employment opportunities for students
Does your company need labour? Are you looking for an intern to do a project, or does your company want to offer students thesis topics?Student collaboration
Rent a space
Are you organizing a meeting or training for which your company’s own facilities are not enough? Our Pietarsaari campus has many different sized classrooms and meeting rooms that can be rented.Rent a space
Our publication series presents current projects, the expertise of our personnel working on those projects as well as high-quality thesis.Check out our publications
Employer, are you looking for an international expert for your company or operation? Centria’s Talent Boost activities focus in particular on the employment and promotion of international experts in Centria’s area of operation, as well as on better encounters between companies and international experts.
The aim of the Project Alpha, which is of national and international significance, is to create new knowledge, expertise and new shared innovations for identifying hybrid threats as well as for forming situational awareness to guarantee the safety of citizens and authorities.
Career at Centria?
With us, you can tailor your own work and decide the direction you wish to develop in. In Centria, the daily work is not about coping, it is about true enjoyment. Our comprehensive occupational health care will carry you through hardships. Not to forget our exceptionally generous exercise and culture benefits, for when you need a boost in your daily life. We have received a Great Place to Work certificate, which shows that we are doing the right things. Things that matter.