Department of Computer Science

PREAGO Research Group

The Product Requirements and Architecture Research Group (Preago) is specialized in high quality research of topics related to requirements engineering, software architectures and variability.

The Product Requirements and Architecture Research Group (Preago) focuses on requirements engineering and digital services from the perspective of customers and users. The goal of our research team is to solve relevant and complex problems related to the development of digital services. To create fundamental knowledge about these problems and to develop practical solutions to them, we do close collaboration with a number of selected industrial and academic partners by employing empirical research and design science.

Research Topics

Our research team is interested in several topics related to the development of digital services. Our current research topics include

  • Requirements engineering
  • User-centered and service design
  • Customer value and user experience
  • Data science as a part of digital services
  • Software ecosystems
  • eHealth


We do close research collaboration with industrial and academic partners. Our current and past partners include:

  • Basware 
  • Elisa
  • F-Secure
  • GE Healthcare 
  • Ilmarinen 
  • Kone 
  • Metso 
  • Nokia 
  • Qentinel 
  • Reaktor
  • Sonera 
  • SSH 
  • Steeri
  • Stonesoft 
  • Suunto 
  • Tekla (Trimble)
  • Vaisala
  • Digital Value Services (ODA)
  • Virtual Hospital 2.0
  • National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
  • Natural Resources Institute Finland
  • Tampere University of Technology
  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Lapland

For further information, please contact Professor Marjo Kauppinen.

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