BID Technology is now Technology Research Center

Posted on Dec 16, 2013 in General | No Comments

The University Board decided on October 30 to merge the Brahea Centre for Training and Development, Business and Innovation Development (BID) Special Unit and the Centre of Maritime Studies into one independent unit. In the meeting on December 11, the Board decided on the operations of the new unit and named it the Brahea Centre of the University of Turku.

The former BID Technology unit, with around 50 employees, is forming Technology Research Center (TRC) unit inside the new Brahea center. Technology Research Center will continue its mission to conduct high quality, multidisciplinary technology research in close co-operation with industry and other society.

University of Turku states that the Technology Research Center alongside with other units in Brahea center will be significant for the competitiveness of the university. Read more from the official university news article.