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TUAS Laboratory Facilities for Battery and Vehicle Research (summary by Mika Lauren 15.5.2020)

Turku University of Applied Sciences is investing to new laboratory facilities in Kupittaa Campus area. A new EduCity building started in autumn -20. There is listed most important laboratory facilities concerning the battery- and vehicle research.

Battery cell and module research laboratory

  • Chroma 17020 battery cell and Module test bench (16 channel)
  • Hioki and BRS Messtechnik -impedance measurement analyzers.

SOLAR and DES Laboratories

  • R&D development of low voltage DC micro grid for Hybrid EV Bus charging hub
  • Battery emulator < 180 kW, up to 1500 V (DC)
  • Indoor- and outdoor PV Infrastructures

Engine- and powertrain laboratory

  • Four test benches for power system research (electric motors, combustion engines, hybrid powertrains)
  • A new AC-dynamometer -460…+460 kW / 2800 Nm
  • Gaseous- and particulate emission analyzers
  • GT -Suite, Siemens and Matlab / Simulink simulation environments

eRX- Rallycross car

  • Battery powered rallycross car
  • Borg Warner motor and Celltech battery modules
  • Student project work

Chassis dynamometer

  • Chassis dynamometer suitable for electric vehicle research

Other Facilities

  • Franke -cold chamber up to -55 °C freeze
  • Froude -research boat
  • Jäspi -boiler and multifuel burner


Juha Nikkanen, +358449072862,  juha.nikkanen@turkuamk.fi (Battery cells)

Samuli Ranta, +358403550833, samuli.ranta@turkuamk.fi (SOLAR and DESLAB)

Mika Lauren, +358449072058, mika.lauren@turkuamk.fi (Others)