This spring has been very efficient for the Future Hospital project. Major steps have been taken in the progress of the technology built around Auria datalake: the completion of a functioning, secure remote work platform to be utilized by an external researcher is important for the future service model.
The duty of university of applied sciences is to produce competence for the region in the form of experts and studied data.
Altogether 98 students graduated from SAMK in April. 13 of them graduated with a Master´s degree.
Students of Fine Arts were just about to start their Graphic Arts workshop course when the limitations set by the coronavirus pandemic began. Senior Lecturer Tomas Regan had to change the course quickly to an online implementation.
SAMK is developing the Finnish language support e.g. for the students in the English Nursing and Physiotherapy degree programmes. Senior Lecturers Marja Tomberg and Maarit Harjanne are enthusiastic about the results.
March 2020 saw a historical moment when the teaching of Finland’s universities of applied sciences moved online all at once. At the same time, the field’s preparedness to go online and potential problems were studied carefully.
Technology makes it possible to ease and safeguard the independent living of old people as well as add meaningful content into everyday life. There are differences in adoption of technology and in digital skills, and everyone should get the support matching their needs. A positive attitude gets you far, however. That is something that Sorjo Mäkipää, 70, knows very well, and she has turned into a real messenger for technology and social robotics.
The state of emergency has affected business very negatively, but ‘every cloud has a silver lining’. The business idea of telemedicine service, operated by Ollipekka Kivini (31) since the autumn, has had great demand.
The international operations of SAMK are expanding. With this agreement Business Administration students have a possibility to get a degree in Belgium as well.
LED Tailor Ltd is currently setting foot in the Saudi Arabian market with its innovative health solutions. The coronavirus pandemic has rapidly increased the need for different aids for infection prevention and control, LED Tailor's products being among them.