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Industry & Natural Resources

Arctic Civil Engineering

Building technologies

Energy efficiency


Heat pumps and testing

Small scale energy production

From Kemi
Electric power engineering
Incl. Smart grids,

New lab investment going on


Project Manager, Ms Milla Hirvaskari, tel. +358 40 571 6578, milla.hirvaskariLapin AMK sähköposti

Arctic Power - Excellence in cold climate engineering

Winter and cold climate technologies

Measurement application

Big data, Internet of things, Industrial internet

Intelligent traffic



Project Manager, Mr Heikki Konttaniemi, tel. +358 40 161 4521, heikki.konttaniemiLapin AMK sähköposti


Arctic Steel & Mining

Usability of steels

New hot rolled structural and wear steels

  • Cooperation with SSAB, mines, industry, and industrial service companies
  • Thinner steel, lighter structure
  • Wear resistant steel, longer life time and less material

Welding in cold

High level laboratory equipment for both destructive and non-destructive testing


Polarisation microscope, Carbon coater / Sputter coater, Rocksaws

Sieve sets, Precision cutter, Knelson concentrator

Portable XRF (Bruker), Portable hardness tester

Drying cabinets, Scales, MLA- software (NSS Thermo)+ detector


Project manager, Mr Rauno Toppila, tel. +358 50 310 9542, rauno.toppilaLapin AMK sähköposti

Materials Usability Research in Lapland UAS

Operations & Maintenance

Applied research and development in

  • Intelligent knowledge management for maintenance
  • Preventive maintenance and methods
  • Failing mode and cause analyses
  • Effectivication of maintenance work planning
  • Mobile technologies in maintenance (incl. AR)


  • Stora Enso
  • Metsä Fibre
  • Outokumpu
  • Outokumpu Chrome
  • SSAB
  • Sähköpojat
  • Solteq Oyj
  • Ramentor Oy
  • BMS
  • Efora
  • Etteplan
  • Agnico Eagle
  • University of Oulu
  • VTT Espoo
  • Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Luleå University


  • Business Finland
  • Regional Council of Lapland
  • Interreg, ECSEL JTI



Project manager, Mr Aslak Siimes, tel. +358 50 427 6421, aslak.siimesLapin AMK sähköposti

Optical Measurement Lab


  • Applying optical measurement technologies for industrial needs
  • Machine vision (2D/3D) and 3D coordinate measurements
  • Prototypes and demonstrations


  • Research environment, tachymeter, Industrial X-ray system, thermal cameras
  • Embedded systems


  • Industry: Outokumpu, Terrafame, STX, Stora Enso, SSAB
  • Equipment and service suppliers: Metso Automation, Rambooms, Prismarit, Efora, Inspecta, Etteplan
  • SMEs: Inspex, VisiCaMet, AMS, Rubibco, MBV Systems
  • Research: Luleå University, Oulu University


  • Robotics
  • CAD
  • Machine vision



Project manager, Mr Harri Pikkarainen, tel. +358 50 316 8262, harri.pikkarainenLapin AMK sähköposti