Research environments

Research & Product Development Environments

LADEC provides also high-standard research, product development, and piloting environments for companies, institutions of higher education and research institutes.




Located in Metsä-Pietilä in Lahti, Energon Oy offers unique facilities for versatile research into renewable energy and energy efficiency, and also for piloting new technologies and developing them into commercial products.

Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd rents Energon's facilities and equipment out to companies, as well as research and educational institutions, for a daily fee.



Located in Lahti, Finland, Soilia is the first pilot-scale soil research centre in the Nordic countries, offering a unique environment with real-world conditions for conducting basic scientific study of soil, sediments, groundwater and surface water, carrying out applied research required by companies as part of their product development efforts, as well as developing new remediation procedures

Soilia's research fields and equipment are rented out to universities, universities of applied sciences, research institutions and companies.

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