In the past years, various projects have worked to improve the safety and infrastructure of small ports. Now experts from Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Latvia have joined their forces to develop better services in the small ports of the central Baltic Sea region.
The companies in the region of Satakunta, especially in the field of process industry, have been in urgent need of highly educated specialists. SAMK, Aalto University, Satakunta metal refining enterprises and the City of Pori have started collaboration to meet this need.
64 bright young minds from over 30 countries tackled the energy transition. Our great team ”Energy Unlocked” won the award of the ”Most creative idea” with the project about sustainable energy communities of the future that emphasize the meaning of the end user – blog by Meri Olenius
A tracker collects solar energy in the yard of SAMK Campus Pori. The tracker that was assembled last autumn is a part of the solar power installations used for education and research.
Taija Seppälä graduated with a Bachelor´s degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering last December and since January 2019 she has been working on Canemure, the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities and Regions project.
The task of the three-year project is to develop and pilot energy efficient solutions and at the same time increase the operating conditions of Satakunta’s maritime cluster.
The idea of electric bike share started at SAMK Smart Sustainable Cities course where Madara Kupce and her fellow student Ville had this idea of bike sharing. There has been lot of media attention to electric cars, but they believed that electric bikes should not be forgotten.
The contract for climate partnership was signed by SAMK and the city of Pori in the inauguration party of the campus in Pori on 8 September. Climate partnership is a contract between a municipality and an organization which aims at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and controlling climate change.
"Solar energy is the original source of all the energy we have here in globe", says Juhani Kanerva, CEO of ENE Solar Systems Ltd. and our alumnus. He says that there is a possibility to optimize solar energy solutions further and further, "and even beyond that". Take a look at the short video.