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.

UD2020: Fifth International Conference on Universal Design

The conference is targeted at professionals and academics interested in the theme of Universal Design related to the built environment, transport as well as knowledge and information transfer. The conference provides research knowledge and best practices from all over the world.

To the official website of the event
Fifth International Conference on Universal Design, Sotera, ARTS

Upcoming Events

Kuvituskuva väitöstapahtumaan, Aalto-kynä ja tutkimuspaperi
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of spatial planning and transportation engineering, Shiv Bhatta, M.Sc. (Phil.)

The name of the dissertation is "Looking at wood through the skin: A multidisciplinary approach to explore the tactile quality of wood materials"
CS_defence photo by Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars

Writing the compiling part of an article thesis - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides doctoral candidates with an understanding of writing an article thesis effectively once the related articles have been written. The lecture will help doctoral candidates in understanding the role of the separate articles and the thesis as a whole.
CS_defence photo by Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars

Writing scientific journal articles - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides young researchers and doctoral candidates with an understanding of how to write peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, with the aim of motivating doctoral candidates to start writing sooner.
Kuvituskuva väitöstapahtumaan, Aalto-kynä ja tutkimuspaperi
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of water and environmental engineering, Tuija Laakso, M.Sc (Tech.)

The name of the dissertation is "Data-driven network asset management - Focus on sewer systems"
Events by the Living+ Platform

News

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EIT Digital 2021 Call is open! (submissions until 7 May 2020)

Join us in boosting entrepreneurship and education for a strong digital Europe
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EIT Jumpstarter 2020 (register before 5 April 2020)

Turn your innovative idea into a budding business!
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Call for Education Proposals 2021 (EIT Manufacturing)

Education focuses on humans: engage, connect and empower them to become the backbone of a strong European Manufacturing Innovation Community; a propserous and inclusive society.
Aalto EIT Services - Javor
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Call for Innovation Proposals 2021 (EIT Manufacturing)

The EIT Manufacturing community is looking for Innovation Activities with high potential. Proposers should focus on products and services with real economic, environmental, and societal impacts.
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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