​Publishing at LAB University of Applied Sciences aims to improve and enhance knowledge sharing in multi-disciplinary research and development as well as innovation. LAB is committed to the principles of open access publishing.

LAB Open

LAB Open is an open access publishing platform which publishes articles and audiovisual materials by the staff, students and partners of the LAB University of Applied Sciences. The platform hosts two individual journals which are published continuously. Both journals accept and publish articles also in English.

LAB Focus Blogs

The blogs of LAB's four focus areas bring forth each focus area’s RDI and education activities.

Publication series

The LAB publication series publishes reports, monographs and compilations based on the RDI and higher education teaching activities at LAB.

All publications in the series are available online via Theseus.

About publishing in LAB

You can read more about LAB’s publishing activities from the LAB Guide to publishing and open science. The guide also offers information about open science, how to evaluate scholarly publications, and how to promote your research.

For any additional information or questions, please contact julkaisutatlab [dot] fi

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LAB Focus

Boundary Spanning in Practice: Supporting Local Companies with Fast Action Forces in South-Karelia

Due to Covid-19 crisis a huge amount of Finnish companies have severe financial challenges. Decisions made by Finnish government such as restrictions of movement and closing restaurants have immediately endangered existence of companies in travel and restaurant domains. Finnish government has made decisions to support small and middle-sized (SME) companies in this severe situation by […]

The Epidemic as a Catalyst for Creating New Business Models

After epidemic corona crisis started companies have encountered serious problems mostly caused by loss of customers and cashflow. For many companies this is a question of survival. For some other companies this has been a possibility to innovate new business. This is a specific period of time that we will have a lot to learn […]

Living laboratory in education

We knew it would happen. We even knew how it would happen. But nobody was really prepared to have a deep crisis this spring. Big decisions were made in a hurry in whole world to avoid loss of human lives.  Education school buildings were closed due to the Corona pandemic, but education continued running online. […]