Tampere University (TAU, Tampereen korkeakoulusaatio sr) was created in January 2019 as a merger of Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and University of Tampere (UTA). The multidisciplinary, foundation-based Tampere University is Finland’s second-largest university with 20.000 students and 330 professors. TAU conducts scientific research in technology, health and society and provides the highest education within these fields. In 2018, the total income of the two universities was 320 M€ of which 38 % was external research funding.
TAU is partner in the ECIU University, one of the first 17 Erasmus+ European Universities alliances that will become the universities of the future, promoting European values and identity, and revolutionising the quality and competitiveness of European higher education.
In addition to the WP1 (Project Management) and WP9 (Dissemination exploitation and communication activities) TAU participates in the PREDULE project in WP2 (Streamlining data collection processes), WP5 (Scale up and integration) and WP8 ( Project sustainability and exploitation).