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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fortum donates EUR 250 000 to Aalto University

20. June 2017

Three other Finnish universities received a similar donation, also.

Other

Konecranes donates EUR 200 000

20. June 2017

The company wants to support education in technology and business.

Other

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

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

The summer's heat could warm in the winter

19. June 2017

The Aalto-led team HeatStock, with their composite material solution for storing heat energy, gets into the Helsinki Challenge final.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Metal music researchers around the world gather at Aalto

16. June 2017

The conference covers topics from Russian metal fans’ online communities and Algerian metal scene to mythology manifesting itself in Finnish metal music.

Science and art Press releases

More than a hundred events of the successful Aalto Festival presented the University

15. June 2017

This year’s Aalto Festival kicked off already in April with the Student Union-organised Aalto Open Air district event in Otaniemi.

Campus Studies Science and art Cooperation Other

Neuroscience conference on Twitter exceeded all expectations

15. June 2017

The conference reached a total of 0.6 million users on Twitter.

Science and art

Biodesign projects identify medical innovations for commercialisation

15. June 2017

Combining the technical expertise of an engineer with the clinical expertise of a medical doctor can lead to the invention of the century.

Cooperation Science and art

Novel 3D matrix will allow predictive and effective breast cancer treatment

14. June 2017

The extracellular matrix keeps the structure of the tumor tissues unchanged and thereby allows correct and personalized drug identification.

Science and art Press releases

Calling all executives ‒ this is how you can help your employees to be both efficient and creative

14. June 2017

Research by Assistant Professor Olli-Pekka Kauppila has shown that efficiency and creativity are not mutually exclusive. What should managers do to achieve this combination?

Science and art

Senior researcher of platform economy implements digitalisation into studies

14. June 2017

Timo Seppälä, Professor of Practice in Digital Operations, knows the challenges related to product and service innovations by industrial companies.

Science and art Other

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