Amer Cultural Foundation donates to the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

3. July 2017

The Foundation is looking to target its EUR 50 000 support to demanding artistic and scientific accomplishments.

Cooperation

  • Amer
  • donations

Closer collaboration between Supercell and Aalto University

3. July 2017

Supercell has granted EUR 250,000 for Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Cooperation

  • Supercell
  • donations

Breakthrough achieved in improving the ionic conductivity of fuel cell materials

3. July 2017

Ceramic fuel cell technology has a tremendous potential for clean energy production.

Science and art

  • cleanenergy
  • fuelcells

Fundraising campaign exceeds all expectations

30. June 2017

Aalto University`s fundraising campaign has received a total of 23.5 million euros in donations. Our warmest thanks to all those who donated!

Science and art Press releases Cooperation Other

  • future_is_made_today
  • heart_campus
  • fundraising

Aalto University to establish college in Shanghai in cooperation with Tongji University

30. June 2017

Aalto University and Tongji University in China will establish a new college in Shanghai in the coming autumn. Aalto will participate with three of its Master's degree programmes. The first year of the Master's degree programmes will be held in China and the second in Finland.

Cooperation

Transfer of atomic mass with a photon solves the momentum paradox of light

30. June 2017

The propagation of light in a transparent medium is associated with the transfer of atomic mass density.

Science and art

  • atomic_mass_density_wave
  • paradox_of_light

A school curriculum with rap, mathematics and mediation

28. June 2017

The Finnish Koulu School was successfully piloted at the Za'atari refugee camp. Now, the plan is to design Koulu into a scalable, easily implemented model.

Cooperation

  • Peer_learning
  • Koulu_School
  • cooperation

9,984 applied to Aalto University in the joint application for higher education in 2017 – study place available for 1,505 new students

28. June 2017

Admission results for the joint application for higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service.

Studies

  • admission
  • studyinfo
  • admission_results

Machine learning to increase efficiency of farming by predicting the interaction between the plant and environment

28. June 2017

Machine learning methods will be tested in arable farming, greenhouse cultivation and plant breeding.

Science and art

  • cultivation
  • agriculture
  • farming
  • tekes
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Tekes funding awarded for a project aiming at understanding human emotions in digital interaction

27. June 2017

The research will produce new understanding about the factors of effective human collaboration and the possibilities of emotion-related data in business.

Science and art Cooperation

5 million euro project could see Finland become the model country for the circular economy of metals

27. June 2017

Effective recycling would be ecologically-friendly – and accelerate Finland's economy.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Metallurgy
  • Circular_Economy
  • sustainability

Circular economy business ideas win ClimateLaunchpad competition

27. June 2017

The national winners will take part in the international final to be held in Cyprus.

Honored

  • Circular_Economy
  • impact_iglu
  • competition

A new community space for hundreds of growth companies opening on the Aalto campus

26. June 2017

The Otaniemi innovation hub will get a new flagship, as A Grid, one of Europe's largest centres for growth companies opens later this year.

Campus

  • a_grid

Vuorineuvos Marcus Wallenbergin säätiö foundation donates an additional 120 000 euros to education in the field of business and economics at Aalto University

22. June 2017

With its donation, the foundation wants to support the high standard of education provided by the School of Business.

Cooperation

  • donation

Many Aalto Start-Up Center graduate companies display good growth

21. June 2017

Over 3,000 jobs have been created by the companies that have graduated from the Start-Up Center.

Cooperation

  • start-up_center
  • startup
  • entrepreneurship

The portrait of Tuula Teeri was created by artist Marita Liulia

21. June 2017

The portrait of Tuula Teeri, the first President of Aalto University, was unveiled at the President’s Anniversary Seminar.

Other

  • portrait
  • marita_liulia
  • tuula_teeri
  • president_tuula_teeri

Researchers discovered new method for improving perovskite solar cell performance

21. June 2017

With humidity assisted thermal treatment the overall efficiency increases almost 45 per cent.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • perovskites
  • solar_energy

Provost Ilkka Niemelä appointed President of Aalto University

21. June 2017

The Search Committee emphasised in particular the academic leadership experience, commitment to multidisciplinarity and student focus.

Press releases

  • new_President
  • Ilkka_Niemelä
  • anne_brunila
  • President

Fortum donates EUR 250 000 to Aalto University

20. June 2017

Three other Finnish universities received a similar donation, also.

Other

  • fortum
  • fundraising
  • donations

Konecranes donates EUR 200 000

20. June 2017

The company wants to support education in technology and business.

Other

  • konecranes
  • fundraising
  • donations

Entrepreneurship training, creativity and cooperation skills of growing importance in educating game changers

20. June 2017

The theme of the annual NORDTEK Conference was entrepreneurship and how do we educate game changers for the grand challenges?

Cooperation

Solar heating could cover more than 80% of domestic heating requirements in Nordic countries

20. June 2017

Solar energy offers economically sensible solutions for the collection of heating energy, and for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.

Science and art Press releases

BA graduate Maija Mero wins the coveted LVMH Graduate Prize 2017

19. June 2017

Aalto graduate's impressive work was honored at the Paris event. Mero received 10 000 and was hired by LVMH-owned fashion house, Kenzo.

Other

  • Maija_Mero
  • fashion_designer
  • fashion
  • competition

Academy of Finland awards 280 000 to Arts based research project, "Floating Peripheries – Mediating the Sense of Place"

19. June 2017

In partnership with the University of Lapland over the next four-years.

Press releases Other

Fiskars Corporation donates EUR 250 000

19. June 2017

The donation is designated to the field of art and design to contribute to the development of high-quality design and art education.

Cooperation Other

  • Fiskars
  • fundraising
  • donations
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