​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

Public Shared Workshop Encourages Craftsmanship

Inspired by principles of sustainable consumption and lifestyle, sharing and circular economy products and services are rising gradually worldwide. Through interregional cooperation among eight partners from Finland, France, Czech Republic, Spain, Bulgaria, and Belgium, the CECI – Citizen Involvement in Circular Economy Implementation project collects and shares such good practices to inspire other regions in […] The post Public Shared Workshop Encourages Craftsmanship appeared first on LAB Focus.

Gastrobar Saimaa converting Theory into Practice

Have you ever dreamed to work in a restaurant, but have not got the practical skills to do so? Gastrobar Saimaa offers a learning environment that enables your ambition. Gastro Bar Saimaa’s restaurant and bar are located at LAB University campus Lappeenranta. It is a place where students can convert theory into practical skills. The […] The post Gastrobar Saimaa converting Theory into Practice appeared first on LAB Focus.

On the Road towards Sharing Economy

Finland aims to become carbon-neutral by 2035. The Ministry of the Environment published in January 2021 the new Strategic Program to Promote a Circular Economy. The programme has been prepared in collaboration with ministries, research institutes, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Business Finland, and several companies and municipalities. (Ympäristöministeriö 2021a.)  To be able to fulfil […] The post On the Road towards Sharing Economy appeared first on LAB Focus.