Jane and Aatos Erkko's foundation made the donation to support the education offered at Arcada. The donation was made within the framework of Arcada's fundraising campaign, Tomorrow's Heroes - Made by Arcada.

The board of Jane and Aatos Erkko’s Foundation consider the donation an investment in research and education.

- The foundation greatly appreciates Arcada's education and sees that the donation in combination with the state's counter-financing supports the university in its important assignment, says Marja Leskinen, Secretary General of Jane and Aatos Erkko's foundation.

The donation is a sign of appreciation for Arcada's activities.

-I would like to extend my warmest thank you to Jane and Aatos Erkko's foundation for the generous donation. This gift will be managed with care to yield the best possible return in terms of research that develops our education and society at large, says Vice-Rector Henrika Franck, who is responsible for research and innovation at Arcada.

The fundraising campaign Tomorrow's Heroes – Made by Arcada ended 31.12.2018.

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