Preclinical testing and research services with expertise
Metropolia Proof Health provides companies, research institutes and public sector organizations with a modern environment, flexible processes and extensive expertise in preclinical testing, piloting, validation and verification. The facilities also enable other research in the health care and social services sector. We also offer product development and research partnerships as well as regulatory guidance. Metropolia's extensive business networks and cooperation between students, researchers and experts enable partnerships both on the national and international levels, connected to teaching activities.
Metropolia Proof Health - Excellences
Metropolia Proof Health consists of Excellences operating on Metropolia's Myllypuro campus in Helsinki.
Movement and Lower Limb Excellence
Multidisciplinary expertise in the assessment, research and rehabilitation of mobility, lower limb functioning and biomechanics. The equipment of the excellence forms a nationally and internationally top-class entity, enabling high-quality research, development and innovation activities for mobility and lower limb functioning.
An internationally unique, fully equipped and standards-compliant simulation hospital, with e.g. an ambulance, reception facilities, delivery room, operating room and intensive care unit. The Excellence can be used for developing patient / client care in a simulation environment.
The Excellence has seven specialized laboratories: clinical physiology, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, molecular genetics, pathology, and sampling room, as well as a virtual 360 ° learning environment. The facilities are designed and equipped with the equipment to carry out the clinical laboratory research process as a whole.
Radiography and Radiotherapy
The Excellence for Radiography and Radiotherapy provides high-quality facilities and equipment for the development and research of radiographic imaging and radiotherapy methods. E.g. radiation safety and imaging equipment technology can be studied here. In addition to facilities, we offer our expertise in the use of medical radiation and patient safety.
The high-quality Optometry Center meets international standards related to eye and sight examination. The center has 12 sight examination rooms, all of which have high-quality and comprehensive equipment for sight research and development.
The Excellence for Oral Health Care offers researchers, companies and partners a modern 26-seat oral health clinic with equipment and a 360 ° virtual learning environment.
Facilities for testing and research
In addition to substance-based excellences, the Customer-oriented Wellbeing and Health Services innovation hub has other versatile facilities for more generic testing and research.
Home Environment is a learning and research environment that simulates an accessible and safe home. Physical products, operational practices and services for maintaining physical, social and mental functioning are developed in cooperation with companies, housing experts, researchers, customers and students. For example, technological solutions, devices and innovations that promote individual functionality and home safety can be tested in the premises.
The Sensory Room is a learning and action environment with tools and products related especially to children's sensory integration therapy and sensorimotor functioning. In this space it is possible, for example, to test services and physical products related to early childhood education.