From design to competitive

We build a sustainable and digital future together with companies and partners.

High-quality and functional solutions are created with design methods. Design looks for novelty value and distinctiveness in business development.

Our multi-skilled team tackles innovative experiments with an agile and effective design approach.

The expert in market-oriented design

Business services

Customer orientation and close cooperation with companies has made our services suitable for companies regardless of size and industry.

Development work is always a financial investment and we often make use of public business funding, with which we have years of experience.

Research, development and training

We research and apply design in the development of products, services and systems. We are known as a responsible and innovative partner.

We tackle global challenges and conceptualize sustainable growth with companies and partners.

Growth incubator

West Coast Startup offers support for starting a company as well as developing and testing a business idea.

The incubator serves both new and already operating companies. We help develop innovations through versatile activities.

A forerunner IN design
SINCE 1988

Design Centre MUOVA is the design unit of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences in Vaasa.

MUOVA was founded by the University of Applied Arts in 1988, and since then Muova’s mission has been to build the international competitiveness of SMEs through design.

Customers and cooperation

Contact information

Oy Vaasa University of Applied Sciences –
Vasa yrkeshögskola Ab
Design Centre MUOVA

Wolffintie 36 F 11, 65200 Vaasa
Tel. +358 (0)50 568 5863

Electronic invoicing

Online invoice address: 003722676693
Online invoicing operator: CGI
Operator broker ID: 003703575029
Reference: MUOVA

Paper invoices

Oy Vaasa University of Applied Sciences – Vasa yrkeshögskola Ab | Design Centre MUOVA
PO Box 509, 65101 VAASA, FINLAND
Reference: MUOVA

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