The following companies will introduce themselves at the Natural Sciences Day! You can familiarise the companies by their introductions below or on their own websites.
Savo-Karjalan Ympäristötutkimus Oy is a Finnish enterprise providing specialist and analytics services. Our testing laboratories, accredited by the FINAS accreditation service, are located in Kuopio, Joensuu, and Kajaani. (T047, accreditation requirement SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025). We also offer comprehensive services for sampling and other field work as well as expert services for tasks such as research planning and the reporting of results. More information: www.ymparistotutkimus.fi.
The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres) are responsible for the regional implementation and development tasks of the central government. Finland has a total of 15 ELY Centres, which are tasked with promoting regional competitiveness, well-being and sustainable development and curbing climate change. ELY Centres have three areas of responsibility: 1) Business and industry, labour force, competence and cultural activities 2) Transport and infrastructure, 3) Environment and natural resources. Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Savo deals with all three areas of responsibility.
We provide real-time information of airborne emissions, such as various gaseous compounds, particulate matter and noise. Customers receive real-time and visualised data, enabling better decision making through improved insights into operation conditions, resulting in reduced product loss and air pollution, whilst enhancing work safety.
Our modular UAV-assisted emission monitoring solutions have been proven to create value in complex and demanding environments e.g., the oil & gas, chemical, waste, maritime, pulp & paper, and mining industries.
Finnish Meteorological Institute
The Finnish Meteorological Institute makes observations and research on the atmosphere, the near space and the seas. It also provides services on weather, sea, air quality, climate and near space for the needs of public safety, business life and citizens. The Finnish Meteorological Institute is a workplace for around 700 employees, where individuals develop their competence actively and are motivated by their work. Apart from meteorologists, about half of the employees work at various expert tasks as researchers or, for instance, as operators of the specialised equipment and systems needed for weather forecasting.
Mastsystem is global designer, manufacturer, and seller of telescopic mast systems, which are used in various communication systems around the world. Located under one roof in Joensuu, our team has experts from sales, quality, engineering, and marketing field. Mastsystems products are trusted for example by the Finnish Defence Forces, who use our mast systems as critical component in their various command and communication systems.
Ramboll is a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company with a leading edge in creating sustainable cities and societies. The company employs 16,000 experts worldwide, and 2,500 people across Finland. We are the most attractive employer within our industry. Our people and their knowledge are our greatest assets.
We drive sustainable change in markets as diverse as Buildings, Transport, Construction Management, Planning and Urban Design, Water, and Environment & Health. In addition to working on large and prestigious projects, we serve thousands of clients on 15,000 smaller expert projects annually.
Ouneva Group (Valukumpu)
Ouneva Group is a Finnish, family-owned group of companies, that has operated for 50 years and employs more than 700 professionals. Our strong attitude, state-of-the-art technology expertise and our solution-oriented working mentality are our strengths. Our values, that are integral in our operations are people, quality, environment and development. Ouneva Group operates in Finland and in Estonia. The group consists of Alsiva, Ase Utra, Eswire, Electro-Hill, Jotwire, Ouneva, Top Speed and Valukumpu.
Kuopio Center for Gene and Cell Therapy Oy
Kuopio Center for Gene and Cell Therapy (KCT) is a world-renowned research center whose mission is to conduct high-level research in the translational fields of gene and cell therapy. Our staff has decades of experience in the field. Our international work community consists of numerous professionals in their field, ranging all the way from laboratory assistants to PhDs. We are all proudly working towards a common goal – to create new gene and cell therapies for further development. Our premises are located in Savilahti, Kuopio and we are part of the international Ferring Ventures Group.
FinVector is a fast-growing and internationally renowned biopharmaceutical company that develops and manufactures virus-based gene therapy products. Our company employs more than 330 professionals from over 30 different countries. We offer our employees diverse and responsible tasks in a multi-disciplinary and international work environment. For us, it is important to develop employees’ own competencies thus we offer the opportunity to influence work tasks and create their own career path. Our office is located in Savilahti, Kuopio and we are part of the international Ferring Ventures Group.
Modulight is a rapidly growing biomedical laser company headquartered in Tampere, FINLAND. Due to our world-class customers displaying trust in our laser family, we recruit quite often, but only after very thorough process for skill, talent and most importantly, team fit. We are looking for new talents to our laser family for long careers. Please find more details from: https://modulight.com/careers/
Kuopion Vesi Oy is owned by the municipalities of Kuopio and Siilinjärvi. The turnover of the company is approximately 34 million euros, and there are 94 people working for the company. The main strategy of Kuopion Vesi is to produce good quality drinking water and treating the waste water properly. Furthermore the aim is to provide good conditions for both municipalities to grow and develop with a good and functional water treatment system.
Kuopio Vesi offers its services in the urban areas of Kuopio and Siilinjärvi, and in Melalahti, Vehmersalmi, Karttula, Nilsiä, Maaninka and Juankoski, which are smaller villages in the district of Kuopio. There are 15 water sources and water treatment plants, nine waste water treatment plants, and almost 2000 km long distribution network including pipelines for drinking water and waste water in Kuopio and in Siilinjärvi.
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. In Finland, we employ more than 3,700 IT and business consulting experts in 18 locations. Globally, we have around 90 000 colleagues around the world.
We are constantly looking for new additions to our diverse teams! We offer a wide range of development opportunities for both entry-level experienced technology professionals. As a versatile company, we are always able to offer new career opportunities.
Check out our careers page at www.cgi.fi/ura
Arbonaut is a technology company providing Geographic Information Systems for managing natural resources, especially forests, worldwide. Our customers are private and public organizations on all continents – recently we have, as an example, worked on projects to improve forest management in Rwanda and optimize forestry officers’ work in Finland. We currently employ around 60 people from more than 15 different countries and are continuously looking for talented and solution-oriented people to join our team.
Orion offers dozens of job opportunities for students in various fields. Come to our stand to get information about the summer 2023 Phase1 trainee program and Orion as an employer.
We offer meaningful jobs where you get responsibility and possibility to develop in your career.
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 22,000 employees within 100 facilities in 26 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.
Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.
VTT is one of Europe’s leading research institutions. We are owned by the Finnish state. We advance the utilisation and commercialisation of research and technology in commerce and society.
VTT employs more than 2,100 employees in six locations in Finland, and our personnel represents more than 50 nationalities. We are constantly looking for experienced professionals as well as students and recent graduates to join us. Every year, we offer dozens of traineeships and thesis positions for students from various fields. Next summer, we will hire more than 60 summer trainees both to research teams and support functions. Summer 2023 internships will be published on January 9, 2023, and the application period is January 9 – February 5, 2023. Read more about our VTT Summer of Changemakers trainee programme here!
See you at Luoti-day and talk more!
Finnish Society For Cell Biology
Finnish Society For Cell Biology (finnish: Suomen Solubiologit ry, swedish: Finlands Cellbiologer rf) has been founded in Jyväskylä, in 1974.
The society’s mission is to support professional development, research and communication in cell biology and related fields. We provide education and connect students, scientists and professionals in industry, academia and education. By our communication and engagement, we also support the creation of jobs in the field.
The society publishes Solubiologi (engl. Cell biologist) -journal once or twice a year.