Oulu University and Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Printed electronics expertise

Printed electronics is utilized by more and more industries like lighting, automotive, health tech and construction. In the Oulu area, printed electronics is a booming industry, and there is a high demand for printed electronics experts in the area’s companies.

To tackle this demand, the University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences organize a printed electronics training. In the training, you will get the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to manage the processes, materials, design, and testing of printed electronics.

You can participate in all of the 32 ECTS worth of courses, but can also tailor a suitable combination for yourself. The training is suitable for the unemployed, temporarily laid-off and those currently employed and looking to improve their skills.

Learning goals

After the training, you will have expertise on product development and fabrication of printed electronics. The focus is on practical applications of printed electronics.

Who is it for?

  • Job-seekers and people switching careers
  • Science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates
  • Companies and employees looking to improve their competence in printed electronics.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a STEM-field.

Adequate skills in English, as the training is mostly in English.


The training was started in January 2020, but you can join any time. The first course, Printed Electronics, is available online until October 31st 2020.

The detailed schedule can be found in the table below.


The courses will be taught by researchers and lecturers specializing in printed electronics.

University of Oulu: professor Tapio Fabritius, docent Rafal Sliz

Oulu University of Applied Sciences: lecturer Harri Määttä, researcher Tomi Tuomaala, senior researcher Marja Nissinen, project officer Niina Torniainen

Practical matters:

The courses organized in the Spring of 2020 will be taught online. Any laboratory work and contact teaching will be conducted in the Autumn of 2020.

The number of participants:

There is no limit for participants in the online courses of the training. However, the capacity of the laboratory courses is limited, and participants will be selected based on their applications.


  • You can join the training anytime
  • You can complete the online courses according to your schedule. A recommended schedule can be found in the table below.
  • The sign-up form can be found at the bottom of this page


  • Training: Eero Huttunen, eero.j.huttunen(at)oulu.fi tai Marjo Leinonen, marjo.leinonen(at)oulu.fi
  • For customers of the TE-office: Jussi Leponiemi, 0295 056 706,  jussi.leponiemi(at)te-toimisto.fi
Course Organizer Implementation ECTS Ajankohta
Printed electronics Oulu University of Applied Sciences Online. Prerequisite for the Advanced Printed Electronics course.   5 ECTS Accessible until the end of October 2020.
Advanced Printed Electronics labs Oulu University of Applied Sciences A completed Printed electronics (above) course, or equivalent, is required.

The teaching is online, and the laboratory sessions will be conducted in the Autumn of 2020.

 3 ECTS 4 – 5 / 2020
Printed electronics project Oulu University of Applied Sciences Independent work, group work and co-operation with companies and research institutions.  9 ECTS Spring and Summer of 2020
Printed electronics materials and components University of Oulu Online lectures and independent work.  5 ECTS 3 – 4 / 2020
Testing Techniques of Electronics and printed electronics University of Oulu Online lectures and independent work.  5 ECTS 4 – 5 / 2020
Printed electronics design and construction exercise University of Oulu Independent work and guided laboratory sessions.  5 ECTS Autumn 2020
Overall   Oamk 17 ECTS

Uni Oulu 15 ECTS

32 ECTS  

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