Aalto Living+ Platform

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Aalto Living+ Platform

The Living+ Platform supports cross-disciplinary research on all aspects of human-centered living environments, a key research area of Aalto University.

We continuously engage with external stakeholders to find opportunities for collaboration and networking between researchers, businesses and municipalities. We provide networks and seed funding for cross-school collaboration within Aalto University. In addition, we organize educational lectures and seminars for students, staff and the public.

Upcoming Events

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Lectures and seminars

Lähiöfest Seminar: People-Driven City 2019

‘People-Driven City’ is the main conference of ‘Lähiöfest’ – festival of neighbourhoods. In 2019 Lähiöfest takes place in four different Finnish cities: Espoo, Riihimäki, Kauniainen and Helsinki.
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Exhibitions and fairs

EIT Festival - 2nd October @Aalto

Welcome to the EIT Festival to discover EIT Innovation Communities in Finland!
Aalto University students_photo by Aino Huovio

Networking follow-up with Materials Platform

The event gathers the participants and enthusiasts of the Networking Workshop Series that took place in Spring 2019. Here is your opportunity to master your networking skills in a more relaxed and casual atmosphere. The event is meant mostly for Masters and Doctoral students, but anyone else is very welcome!
We'll see you all on the 2nd of October at 16:00.
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Conferences and workshops

4th Expert Forum Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility: Electrification and Lightweight Design

The Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility.
Registration Deadline - 15 Sept 2019
Events by the Living+ Platform

News

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EIT Festival - 2nd October @Aalto

Welcome to the EIT Festival to discover EIT Innovation Communities in Finland!
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The Finnish Presidency Event - European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy

The European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy event is to promote a low-carbon, climate resilient circular economy
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Engaging talks on the development of urban station areas

The design and potential future station areas provide urban development discussed at the ”Asemanseudut muutoksessa” morning coffee event on May 17.
Living+ Networking Lunch, Dipoli
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Living+ hosted a networking lunch to discuss research in human-centered living environments

Researchers from numerous fields within Aalto University joined a lunch event on April 23 to discuss common research interests in the field.
Urbs-data, workshop at Urban Mill

Research

Supporting new cross-disciplinary research initiatives in the area of human-centered living environments is one of the Living+ Platform’s most crucial tasks. The platform provides multistakeholder networks and seed funding for cross-school collaboration within Aalto University.

Read more about Living+ research support here

Visiting lecturer Akira Minagawa

Education

The Living+ Platform organize educational lectures and seminars in subjects related to human-centered living environments (Living+). Most notable of these is the annual Living+ Forum lecture series, each year investigating a different sub area related to the Living+. The most recent themes were Inclusive Environments (2019) and Mobility (2018).

Read more about the Aalto Living+ Forum here

Keskustelutilaisuus ABE:ssa. Kuvaaja: Petri Kangassalo

Societal Networking

The Living+ Platform engages with external stakeholders to find opportunities for collaboration and networking between researchers, businesses and municipalities. The most recent development is the reconstructed Living+ Hub celebrating its grand opening this fall. It is a place where academia, civil servants and businesses are all welcome to meet and openly discuss concerns related to human-centered living environments.

Read more about the Living+ Hub here

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