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Corporate collaboration

New energy for companies from university collaboration

A strong base for knowledge and product development from research collaboration. New ideas from study projects. Future talents from recruitment fairs. An attractive environment for your company on campus.

Aalto University is full of possibilities. Come and create the future with us!

Harald Herlin Oppimiskeskus - Aino Huovio

Why to collaborate with Aalto University?

University-Industry collaboration provides benefits for both parties. For partners, university collaboration is an important means to get insight into latest research results and thus ensure company's long-term competitivity. Moreover, networking with top experts provides many benefits. For the university, networking with companies helps to ensure the relevance of university research and teaching, as well as maximizes its positive impact on the society and industry.

Smart Otaniemi Campus

Research knowledge & new innovations

Stay updated about latest research results and innovations for your future business development.

Graduation Party 2018 family. Photo Aalto University / Heli Sorjonen

Future talents

Find the best talents, get connected with the expert pool of the university and develop your own expertise.

School of Chemical Engineering / Raw materials research infrastructure

Networks and special resources

Benefit from Aalto’s wide research infrastructure and get connected with Aalto’s international academic partner network.

International Business -kandidaattiohjelman kansainväliset opiskelijat

Support for university development

Improve the quality, relevance and impact of university research as well as its funding possibilities.

The most significant benefit of our collaboration with Aalto University is the expertise it provides us.

Matti Kauhanen, Business Unit Technology Manager, ABB Oy Drives and Controls

What can we do together?

Aalto University offers companies collaboration opportunities in all areas of activity. The networking possibilities range from researchers to teachers and Aalto’s active student community. Collaboration often starts in the form of a single project, but can evolve into a long-term strategic partnership. We also encourage SMEs to take part in cooperation.

Partner News

Wärtsilä and Aalto University sign a partnership agreement

Wärtsilä and Aalto University sign partnership agreement to broaden cooperation

By broadening the scope of cooperation, Wärtsilä and Aalto University are looking to take on the challenges of climate change; scarcity of natural resources; and digitalisation together.


Fiskars partners in design exploration with Aalto University

The cooperation between Fiskars and Aalto University started in 2017 by defining shared interest areas in the long term, and first concrete projects started in 2018.

Aalto-yliopiston ja Nesteen välisen aiesopimuksen allekirjoitus 10.10.2018

Neste and Aalto University to begin strategic research cooperation to strengthen Finnish competitiveness

Neste and Aalto University to begin strategic research cooperation to strengthen Finnish competitiveness

Intelligent robotics

Finnish Center of Artificial Intelligence FCAI and VTT join forces

Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT will join Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI launched by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki as a third founding member.

Contact the Aalto Corporate Relations team

Ilkka Hyytiäinen

Ilkka Hyytiäinen

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Manager, Corporate Relations, School of Science
Terhi Kajaste

Terhi Kajaste

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Corporate Relations Manager, Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
Anne Kosola

Anne Kosola

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Manager, Corporate Relations, Partnership Development
Heikki Lahtinen

Heikki Lahtinen

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Mirella Lähteenmäki

Mirella Lähteenmäki

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Head of Corporate Relations
Pirita Posti

Pirita Posti

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Corporate Relations Manager, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Anne Salonvaara

Anne Salonvaara

Dean's Unit of the School of Business
Senior Manager/Corporate Relations
Petri Silenius

Petri Silenius

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Manager, Corporate Relations, D.Sc. (Tech.), School of Chemical Engineering


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Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Artists digging up contaminated soil

Artistic research does not provide ready-made answers, but instead raises important questions. Artist researchers are currently interested in global topics such as climate change and migration.
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Cooperation Published:

Finavia becomes School of Business Premium Partner

The two-year partnership programme aims at building long-term collaboration in various areas.
Alumnit / Photo by Hanna Wikström
Cooperation, University Published:

Alumni are getting more involved in Aalto University’s development

A new leadership group for the alumni network gives alumni a stronger voice in the university
Kuva: Kim Öhman
Cooperation, Honoured, Research & Art Published:

Victorious Bocuse d'Or platter for Team Finland designed by Aalto students

Aalto University MA students Jinghua Zeng and Niko Mankinen designed Team Finland's platter for Bocuse d’Or, an international gastronomic competition.


Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!
Materials Matter exhibition by Materials Platform at Slush 2018_photo Ariane Relander
Exhibitions and fairs

Exhibition: Materials Matter

Materials Matter is the manifest of the Aalto University scientific excellence in materials research at Slush 2018. Now all Aalto University and our dear guests have a chance to see it themselves! We are bringing the exhibited projects to the Dipoli Gallery for all of you to learn more about the exciting world of materials.
The exhibition will be open from 23.01.2019 (18:00) to 03.03.2019 (12:00) for everyone. To plan your visit, please mind the Dipoli opening hours.
Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Lectures and seminars

Lecture series: Sosiaalisen median ilmiöt

This open lecture series, Sosiaalisen median ilmiöt (Social media phenomena), is organized by the Information Networks Program of Aalto University.
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