JAMK’s research and development operations are carried out globally. In 2018, external funding amounted to €7.9M, and the total volume of RDI activities was €11.0M, which is a new record.

The results of the external evaluation of the RDI activities were also received in 2018. More than ten areas of development were established based on the results. Promoting applied research was a particular point of focus. As part of the launched applied research programme, researchers were recruited for the Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation and Applied Cybersecurity areas of strength.