SAMK will set up a new international learning environment called SAMK Bridge, which is an educational travel agency operated by students. The operations will start in January 2019 at SAMK Campus Pori. The main objective is to organize educational travel packages in the Satakunta region, says senior lecturer Maaria Berg who is the executive director and teacher in charge of SAMK Bridge.
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) Research and Development Unit has made a significant investment by purchasing a robotized Indego exoskeleton made by Parker Hannifin Corporation. Exoskeleton is widely used for example in the rehabilitation of paralyzed patients but researchers are hoping to find also alternative applications for it.