Publications

​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

Games market in 2020 and what to expect in 2021

2020 was extremely successful year for games and game market globally. Due to the worldwide lockdown people have been playing, and spending more money to games – more than ever. Mobile games are clearly the biggest winner, with $12.4 billion growth of revenue to pre-Covid times. The total revenue of mobile games in 2020 was […] The post Games market in 2020 and what to expect in 2021 appeared first on LAB Focus.

Fazer Xylitol Factory – the pioneer in sustainable and circular food production

2021 remarks a milestone for Lahti as it was awarded the European Green Capital. The capital of Päijät-Häme region impressed the Awards Jury members with strong environmental blueprints of improving air quality, control waste management as well as boost green growth, eco-innovation, and governance. One of the driving forces that determine Lahti’s commitment to action […] The post Fazer Xylitol Factory – the pioneer in sustainable and circular food production appeared first on LAB Focus.

Circular bioeconomy: sustainable growth while saving the environment

Global circular bioeconomy, or bio-based circuler economy, may solve the climate, nature, and pollution crises while providing fair and sustainable growth (Cord 2021). At the same time, society consumes natural resources over the capacity limits of the earth. Many planetary boundaries, i.e., safe operation space for humanity have been surpassed (Misiga 2021). As the population […] The post Circular bioeconomy: sustainable growth while saving the environment appeared first on LAB Focus.