A recent article about the cutting edge climate change research being performed at the secluded Värriö station...

Collaboration between Karsa Oy and University of Helsinki to resolve atmospheric ultrafine particle phase constituents with electrospray MION!

Karsa is participating in the 11th INTERNATIONAL AEROSOL CONFERENCE (IAC) in Athens, Greece.

Karsa’s Jyri Mikkilä standing in for Matti Rissanen at the IMSC.

Karsa is present in multiple ways at the International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2022 in Maastricht.

It’s the beautiful summer time in Finland with the mid-summer celebrations and the holiday season upon us!

Karsa is attending the NBC 2022 the 11TH SYMPOSIUM ON CBRNE THREATS.

Karsa’s powerful molecular detection technology has applications beyond homeland security and climate change research.

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and enjoy the holidays!

Taking advantage of relaxed rules on assembly due to the corona pandemic, the Karsa team enjoyed an afternoon on the water.

Figure 6 of Iyer, S., Rissanen, M.P., Valiev, R. et al. Molecular mechanism for rapid autoxidation in α-pinene ozonolysis. Nat Commun 12, 878 (2021). Karsa’s multi-scheme chemical ionization inlet (MION) sub-second reaction time was the key enabler in a study recently published in Nature Communications. A team of scientists from Tampere University, INAR/University of Helsinki, University of Washington and our partner company Aerodyne Research, Inc. used …

Karsa MION provides key insights into fine particle production processes in coniferous forests. Read More »

Karsa multi-scheme chemical ionization inlet (MION) was deployed during an intensive measurement campaign at Mace Head atmospheric research station in Ireland. In this study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, MION was at the core of the bromide-based chemical ionization atmospheric pressure interface time-of-flight mass spectrometer (Br-CI-APi-TOF). MION enabled a team lead by scientist from INAR/University of Helsinki and …

Karsa MION direct field observations shed light on heterogeneous processes on marine aerosol Read More »

The year 2020 is coming to an end. We want to thank all our customers, partners and investors for their continued support during these daring times. Karsa has certainly been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in many different ways: projects were delayed, customer installations hampered, and we had to adjust to remote working and integrating …

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A consortium led by the Finnish Institute for Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (VERIFIN) of the Chemistry Department of the University of Helsinki has been awarded a 3.9 M€ grant the EU’s Horizon 2020 Future Emerging Technologies (FET Open) call (cut-off date: 18 September 2019). This call had a total of ~450 proposals, of …

Karsa is partner in Horizon 2020 project GIDPROvis to develop novel detector technology Read More »

New Karsa team member will start in September! Thank you all for your interest in this position. In this position you will develop the operating software for our ultrasensitive chemical threat detector. We mainly use Python and JavaScript in our software development and therefore hope you have gained experience coding with these languages in your …

We were looking for a Full Stack Developer to join our team. Read More »