Cargotec donates €80,000 to Tampere University
"Tampere has been a central location in Cargotec’s story through the years and our cooperation with the region’s educational institutions has been fruitful and successful. We hope that our donation can further enhance the good work Tampere University has been doing in providing top-class education, “ says Carina Geber-Teir, Cargotec's Senior Vice President, Communications.
According to Tampere University's Provost Jarmo Takala, Cargotec and Tampere University have engaged in long-term and active co-operation in the development of the fields of technology.
“This donation demonstrates Cargotec's commitment to education in Tampere. Tampere University is a major educator of Master of Sciences' (Tech) and committed to being that also in the future.”
Cargotec and Tampere University have a long history of cooperation in research and product development, and many of the company’s employees have been educated at the University. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. In Rusko, Tampere, the company’s Kalmar Business Area has been operating for many years close to the University’s campus.
Cargotec's donation is part of the campaign funded by the Finnish government to match the donations raised by universities.
Read about the matched funding scheme