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Aalto Energy Platform

Energy meets information, materials and society

The Aalto University Energy Platform initiates and coordinates multi- and interdisciplinary research that supports synergy within the field of sustainable energy solutions. Energy Platform works to facilitate and strengthen both industry-academia collaboration and internal cooperation within the university. The platform organises and gathers energy-related research and activities.

Aalto Energy Efficiency / Image by Helén Marton
What are Aalto Platforms?

News

Aalto EIT Services
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EIT InnoEnergy - Energy innovation investment call (open until 30.4.2019)

EIT InnoEnergy call is an opportunity for Aalto researcher to get funding for such a research which is elemental part of a commercial innovation idea. InnoEnergy typical investment has been from 1-2 MEUR.
Hailuodon tuulivoimala
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District heating can be produced without fossil fuels in Finland – even in Helsinki

The change is possible through the use of heat pumps, wind power, heat storage and demand response.
Ioncell
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Bacterial bandages and recycled fibres: Aalto brings a materials revolution to Slush

New materials play an important role in sustainable development and combatting climate change. New uses for old materials can also be a major industrial opportunity: for example, the value of biomass from forests in Finland can be doubled if used for manufacturing products of higher added value.
Millennium Youth Prize winner / Photo by Anni Hanén
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Suvi Laitinen and Lena Maula win Millennium Youth Prize by outlining a solution to Alzheimer disease treatment

Suvi Laitinen and Lena Maula win Millennium Youth Prize by outlining a solution to Alzheimer disease treatment. The competing innovators, aged 14-18, rose to the challenge of creating innovations in health technology and sustainable energy.

Energy in Aalto

Many departments in Aalto University have a long tradition of research and teaching in the field of energy. We have about 25 professors who are solely focused on energy research, and they obtain more than ten million euros in research funding annually. Every year, over 80 Masters and a dozen Doctors graduate in the field of energy. Additionally, more than 30 professors are strongly contributing in the field.

Research Areas

  • Sustainable energy production
  • Energy storage conversion
  • Power engineering
  • Energy in built environment
  • Energy systems and resource economics

 

 

Study Programmes and Networks

Joined Energy Education Programs.

Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Seed funding enabled new approaches in renewable energy research

Seed funding is a stepping stone to cooperation with other research groups, and a great channel to test your ideas.

Tanja Kallio

Contacts

If you have any suggestions, ideas or questions related to the field, please contact us.

General Inquiries

energyplatform(a)aalto.fi

Manager

Samuel Cross
Email: samuel.cross(a)aalto.fi
Phone: +358 50 409 6615

Designer

Helén Marton
Email: helen.marton(a)aalto.fi

Platform Board

The Energy Platform has an academic Board, consisting of distinguished professor representatives (deputy representative) from all the Aalto Schools.