Bioeconomy Engineering

University:Häme University of Applied Sciences - Campus Forssa
Location Forssa, Finland
Wahreninkatu 11, 30100 Forssa
Duration: years ( semesters)
Study start, (Application deadline)
Tuition fee (EU/EEA/CH):0 EUR
Tuition fee (Non-EU):4 850 EUR (per semester)
Application fee: EUR


Bioeconomy Engineering programme will equip you as an engineer with the knowledge and skills that put your sustainable development goals into action. You will achieve this by gaining the competences to integrate digitalization and data technology with biomass flows management of land, forest and waters. You will acquire team work skills to reshape communication between bioproduction, processing, business, markets and consumers. Principles of the circular economy and sparing use of natural resources are integral principles of the study programme.

About education

Bioeconomy engineering programme will equip you with information technology competences to develop tailored data, technology-based solutions for the use of bioeconomy production and processing. The programme will familiarize you with knowledge of computer programming and software development, web-solutions, IoT, M2M, virtual and added reality, internet of services, industrial internet solutions, modeling and model simulations, 3-D printing, data-analytics and data networks. Your knowledge of data and technology will be used in new and innovative ways to create changes in an industrial praxis and the socio-economic framework of bioeconomy.

Your degree will comprise of the study modules like:

  • Working in Bioeconomy
  • Circular Bioeconomy
  • Iot platforms
  • Smart sensors
  • Cloud services
  • Smart Bioeconomy
  • Mobile Applications
  • GIS and smart logistics
  • Data analytics
  • 3D-modeling and printing


Entrepreneurship is a combination of attitude, skills and actions needed to find and take advantage of possibilities. The goal is to: -encourage entrepreneurial mindset and -improve skills needed for running your own company, -create entrepreneurship that is based on higher education, -and renew and develop existing businesses


After graduation, you will be an engineer specialized in producing smart information and data-based solutions for the management of bioeconomy, the production and processing industry and supply chains. 

You are able to work with businesses and enterprises, engineering agencies, government, the public sector and non-governmental organisations.

Your specific positions can be in:

  • projects,
  • design,
  • development,
  • training,
  • sales,
  • consultancy,
  • management,
  • entrepreneurship and as specialist

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