Soilia – Centre for basic and applied research into soil, sediments, surface water and groundwater


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 is owned by Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd and maintained by the University of Helsinki, Department of Environmental Sciences.

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

Read more about Soilia's research opportunities, facilities and cases!

Did you know that in addition to the research opportunities offered by Soilia, Lahti also provides research and product development opportunities to companies, universities, universities of applied sciences and research institutes in the field of renewable energy? Read more about Energon and its diverse research environment!




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University of Helsinki