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Centria Research and Development acts as a partner for businesses and communities with the aim of increasing their competitiveness. Our aim is to leverage our multidisciplinary expertise to benefit our customers in terms of product development, entrepreneurship, business development, and internationalisation. 

Through our services, we provide up-to-date technology information and the latest technology applications to meet our customers’ needs. At Centria, our service activities include all development and training services provided to businesses and communities. We draw on the expertise of our extensive team of specialists and the facilities of our versatile laboratories. We promote our customers’ competitiveness through research and development services, expert services, and education and training services.

Our versatile testing services for electronic equipment (EMC, vibration, and conditions) and wood and construction products (conditions, surface treatments, and salt spray) enable a comprehensive testing service coverage.

We also tailor our testing to meet our customers’ needs. Our chemical analysis services support companies in their product development processes. Whether organic or inorganic, we have experience in determining their composition and properties.

Our full-service exhibition team delivers high-quality turnkey exhibition packages for companies near and far. We reserve exhibition stands at the largest trade fairs and produce a package that makes it easy and affordable for companies to participate. Our expertise has recently been complemented by the coordination of virtual events. 

Our training services support individuals, companies, and organisations to renew their operations and competencies. We offer both off-the-shelf training packages and packages tailored to the specific needs of our corporate/community clients. 

We also provide seminars and consultations in all fields of education offered at Centria University of Applied Sciences: technology, business, health and social care, humanities, education, and culture. We also provide labour market training in cooperation with the TE Office. 

Development services

In our services, we utilize the expertise of our wide range of experts and the equipment of our versatile laboratories. We promote our customers’ competitiveness through research and development services, continuing education services and extensive project activities.

Education services

We provide support for the development of the operations and competence of companies and organizations. In our offer you will find both ready-made in-service training packages and training tailored to the customer’s needs. In addition, we offer seminars and consultations from all fields of study at Centria University of Applied Sciences: