Goal for 2020: Cooperation between the university, enterprises and the public sector contributes significantly to knowledge and welfare in the society.
3.1 In our activities we abide by the principle that the university's strong international position and carefully focused contribution to excellence and state-of-the-art technologies serve the interests of Estonian economy and people in the best way. We make use of our academic potential in particular through strategic partnership with major technology-intensive companies in the world, while being an active partner to Estonian companies and involving them in the activities and development of the university. We aim to create a situation, where cooperation with strong business partners is carried out in every field of research.
3.2 We play an active role in the development and implementation of the research and higher education policies in Estonia, with an aim to be a partner for the state, who provides ideas and advice for solving problems related to the fields of engineering, technology, economy and social affairs.
3.3 We will consistently step up efforts to provide various forms of continuing and lifelong education.
3.4 We consider it important that the employees and students maintain high capacity for work and good work-life balance. Therefore, we continue to consider it important to promote personal development through cultural and sports activities, hobbies and professional activities.
3.5 We consider it essential to reinforce the contribution of the alumni to the achievement of the development goals.
3.6 We play an active role in popularising engineering sciences and take the lead in collecting, preserving and raising awareness of Estonian cultural heritage related to the achievements and history of engineering sciences in Estonia and abroad.