With the donation, Cargotec wants to support the university especially in the field of technology education which can greatly benefit the development of industrial knowhow and expertise both globally and in Finland.

"Tampere has been a central location in Cargotec’s story through the years and our cooperation with the region’s educational institutions has been fruitful and successful. We hope that our donation can further enhance the good work Tampere University has been doing in providing top-class education, “ said Carina Geber-Teir, Cargotec's Senior Vice President, Communications.

According to Tampere University Provost Jarmo Takala, Cargotec and Tampere University have engaged in long-term and active co-operation in the development of the fields of technology. “This donation demonstrates Cargotec's commitment to education in Tampere. Tampere University is a major educator of Master of Sciences' (Tech) and committed to being that also in the future.”