News: Archive 2011
02.02.2011 Since its investment activities started in late spring 2010, Aalto University has become a major Finnish institutional investor. Aalto University Endowment mainly comprises of private donations received during the establishment of the university in 2008-2011 and capital received from the Finnish Government.
04.02.2011 Kristo Ovaska, founder of the Venture Garage and the Aalto Entrepreneurship Society AES, has won the ACES award (Academic Enterprise Awards) in the “Bridge” category.
07.02.2011 The production method developed makes it possible to manufacture high-quality, flexible electronic products at a reasonable price.
14.02.2011 Aalto University and Tongji University in China have agreed on a double degree offered within the International Design Business Management (IDBM) programme.
21.02.2011 Sustainable development is a treasure map to the future for all of humankind. It is founded on a concern for the sustainability of nature, the sensible use of natural resources, the realisation of equal rights for all, ethics and morals. Sustainable development belongs to us all, even universities.
22.02.2011 The International Design Business Management (IDBM) Program celebrated its 15th anniversary last Friday by hosting an inspiring event for approximately 300 guests, including current IDBM students, IDBM alumni, and company representatives from various fields of industry.
23.02.2011 The presidents of Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Aalto University and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) agreed to establish closer collaboration between the three universities on Wednesday, 23 February.
25.02.2011 A simulation model for pulp bleaching was created in the Virtual Pulp Bleaching (VIP) project led by Professor Tapani Vuorinen from the Aalto University School of Chemical Technology. The model will yield information of phenomena taking place during pulp bleaching, especially about reactions between lignin and bleaching chemicals that cause the pulp's brown colour. The chemicals used in pulp bleaching are costly. In addition, water and energy are used in the bleaching process. With the help of the knowledge produced by the VIP model, pulp can be bleached more economically and in a more environmentally friendly way.
25.02.2011 Executive Education offered by the Aalto Executive MBA program (EMBA) has been customized for business professionals with strong leadership and management experience.