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Aalto Materials Platform

Aalto Materials Platform

The Materials Platform promotes cross-disciplinary collaborations and communication, inside and outside Aalto University, to advance the field of materials science and its applications.
In the Materials Platform, we develop and support the variety of actions focused on popularizing, promoting and stimulating research activities in Materials fields.

Metals_photo Eeva Suorlahti fir Materials Platform

Apply now for your event support!

The Materials Platform offers financial support for a multidisciplinary event organized by Aalto University members and collaborators. In addition, we offer a number of services to help with event planning, promotion, facilitation, and documentation.

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Networking event 'Artificial intelligence in materials science'_photo Glen Forde
Photography services by the Materials Platform

Current and upcoming events

To get familiar with our past events, please check this page.

Audience listening to a presentation.
Conferences and workshops

Sensors at Aalto: Co-innovation and Partnership

Meet colleagues working with sensors at Aalto, other universities, and industry!

Materials Platform mission and vision

The Materials Platform's key activities focus on emerging opportunities in popularising materials research and supporting materials-related multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives.

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Materials Platform Wheel with Key activities and focus areas.

Flagship projects and special programs

There are several high-level projects in the field of materials research and teaching at the moment. Here are some examples of Aalto University research excellence.

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Aalto Flags - Aino Huovinen

Materials Platform operations

Heidi Henrickson

Heidi Henrickson

Research and Innovation Services
Materials Platform Manager
Orlando Rojas Gaona

Orlando Rojas Gaona

Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems

Materials Platform assistance and visual support

Valeria Azovskaya

Valeria Azovskaya

Department of Management Studies
Designer, Materials Platform

Glen Forde

Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems
Project Employee


Aalto EIT Services
Cooperation Published:

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up IMA Engineering is proud to launch its Drill Cuttings Sampler-Analyser

With the new version of the PDSA Sampler-Analyser you can analyse the entire production bench before charging with explosives.
Semi Ilmonen Lampinen Aalto University
Press releases Published:

Aalto University fashion students to reveal their sustainable visions for the future

From recycled materials to Ioncell fabric, Aalto fashion design will light up the Fashion Meets Sustainability event in Paris
Professori Kirsi Niinimäki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art Published:

Slow cycle

In its present form, the clothing industry is a polluter of water systems and a climate baddy. Materials recycling is not a sufficient answer, the whole system must change instead, says an expert on the circular fashion economy.
Aalto-yliopiston rehtori Ilkka Niemelä ja Fortumin toimitusjohtaja Pekka Lundmark allekirjoittavat aiesopimuksen yhteistyöstä 5.4.2019
Cooperation Published:

Fortum and Aalto University tighten their cooperation

3-year Memorandum of Understanding aims to promote bioeconomy and circular economy.

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Updated 4.4.2019
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