Posts from 2023

Minun ääneni – A project that brings Alzheimer’s people together to enjoy music

As nursing students from TAMK, we got the opportunity to participate in the Minun ääneni project (translated as the “My Voice” project). This project is for people with memory disorders, and the particular event we joined was a music event in Pakkahuone on September 21st for the World’s Alzheimer’s Day. Attending was part of our Nursing Care for the Elderly studies.

Just triple transition towards zero pollution – digital, social and green

The world is in transition. This transformation concerns us globally in environmental, economic and social terms. We need both tools and determination to drive the transition towards just and responsible solutions across sectors and borders. However, reaching just transition is not easy since it means complex actions, whilst simplifying things often end up with insufficient or even wrong answers.

The Future of Subcontracting - How can TAMK contribute?

Industrial landscape is in transition everywhere. During the last decade, globalisation of value chains and networks has challenged the existing economic order. Combined with the unexpected and disruptive occurrences of global pandemics and violent war at Ukraine during the last few years has had a tremendous effect also on Finnish industrial SMEs relying in their business and existence on their subcontractors in Finland and abroad.

Advancing Sustainability Marketing in the Nordic Renewable Energy Sector: A Research- and Practice-Informed Perspective

Sustainability has transitioned from being a niche focus to a cornerstone of contemporary business strategy, especially in industries like renewable energy. In the Nordic countries, sustainability marketing is not merely an operational tactic but a catalyst for innovation and transformation. This blog post draws from both Lunde's (2018) systematic review on sustainability in marketing and from a recently written thesis to illuminate the critical elements for effective sustainability marketing, highlight the practices of a pioneering Nordic energy firm, and discuss impactful methods for communicating sustainability narratives.

The Soaring Growth of Nonwoven Production in China

Nonwovens are a type of engineered fabric made of fibers bonded together rather than woven. They have diverse applications in sectors ranging from healthcare and hygiene to automotive and fashion. This blog post delves into the dramatic rise of nonwoven production in China over the past decade and the factors fueling its success. At the same time, this growth presents challenges for the nonwovens industry in Europe. Hence, we conclude with recommendations for Europe to take proactive measures in response.

Companies invited international students for visits

Practical training is an important part of studies. During the internship, the student gets to learn in practice and develop their own professional skills. TAMK's Talent Boost program and the Tampere Chamber of Commerce have created solutions to support international students for finding companies to implement their internship.