Research and services at the Research Center WANDER cover water, materials in contact with water and solutions improving hygiene in the indoor environment. With the pandemic, the importance of antimicrobial solutions has become much more important.
The Ministry of Education and Culture has granted universities of applied sciences five million euros in funding for seven research projects based on an assessment by the evaluation panel. SAMK's research project Healthier life with comprehensive indoor hygiene concept received funding of approximately EUR 628,000.
SAMK FACES. Riika Mäkinen was just in Saudi Arabia introducing Finnish solutions to increase indoor hygiene at Global Ministerial Patient Safety Summit. Determined work has been done in IHMEC project to make people in the fields of e.g. construction and maintenance realize the importance of their everyday activities, and how microbiological healthiness of an indoor environment is influenced during the entire life cycle of a building.