Aalto Networking Platform

Event archive

Aalto Networking Platform organises various events, such as seminars, networking sessions, and exhibitions, aligning with Aalto's seven key research areas. Platform also offers event support for other teams and partners (both internal and external).

Recent events

A selection of past events organised by Aalto Networking Platform.

Aalto University School of Business building at night

Aalto M&A Forum

Aalto M&A Forum was a top speaking event in Finland in 2023 on the Mergers and Acquisitions theme, with esteemed international speakers who covered current trends and insights as well as recent research on the phases of the M&A process. Our speakers represented both top-tier financial and strategy firms and academia.

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Hydrogen Breakfast Series - Event 1: Introduction

In this first event in the Hydrogen Breakfast series, we will give an overview of the Aalto Hydrogen Innovation Center. The event combines speakers from Aalto Academics & Industry.

Solar breakthrough seminar

Solar breakthrough seminar

Come and meet the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize winner Prof. Martin Green

Colourful abstract graphics for Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 visual identity.

Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 – Exhibitions

What don't we see even though we should – or could? Explore the exhibitions of Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 to discover what Aalto students and researchers should be made visible.

Designs for a Cooler Planet
Two women reading together in the Learning Centre library

Research Service Days 2023

The annual Research Service Days (Tutkimuspalvelupäivät) is a professional event for research administration and management experts at universities and research institutes. This year's event is organised by Aalto University.

Artwork outside Väre building

Role of public art at Aalto University

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Ongoing event series

Image of a fading garment: Garment design: Sofia Ilmonen, photo: Diana Luganski and visual design: Merle Karp


The mission of LASER is to encourage contribution to the cultural environment of a region by fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and opportunities for community building to over 40 cities worldwide.

Health Talks @ Aalto

Health Talks – health, life sciences and entrepreneurship

Health talks is an event series organised by Aalto University, Centria Health Hub, Health Design, HealthHub Finland EDIH, Healthtech Finland, Health Turku, HiLIFE (University of Helsinki), Kuopio Health, OuluHealth, Tampere Health and Terkko Health Hub.

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Kaupunkiakatemia - Urban Academy

Kaupunkiakatemian aamukahvit (external link)

Events organised by Urban Academy.

Recorded events

LaserTalks: Radical Collaboration

Radical Collaboration – Aalto LASER Talk

To address the existential challenges we face today, we require truly transformative and border-crossing collaboration. But how can we achieve this? Watch the video recording of our afterwork event.

Two photos from last year's AEP Gala event

Advanced Energy Project Course Gala 2022

Students from the course report on their company-driven projects to tackle energy challenges.

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White text "Quantum Technology Forum" on black background with organiser logos

Quantum Technology Forum

The Ministry of Education and Culture, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, and InstituteQ invite researchers and innovators to discuss the state of quantum technology in Finland,

Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work event picture

Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work

Navigating new challenges to performance and wellness

Liveable Nordic Cities event picture

Liveable Nordic Cities

How can future cities help people and nature flourish?



abstract monochrome shapes and patterns with deep orange red tones overlaid with the exhibition title

Energy Futures: Critical minerals, climate neutrality and transition pathways

An exhibition on energy transitions and the challenges and solutions driving our response to the global energy crisis across research and industry.

A neural network inspired image advertising Connecting the Dots, an AI exhibition.

Connecting the Dots: an AI exhibition

Connecting the Dots is an artificial intelligence themed science and arts exhibition.

Colourful abstract graphics for Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 visual identity.

Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 – Exhibitions

What don't we see even though we should – or could? Explore the exhibitions of Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 to discover what Aalto students and researchers should be made visible.

Designs for a Cooler Planet
Life 1.5 in black font and Designs for a Cooler Planet logo on a white, fragmented background.

Life 1.5 – an exhibition of planet-friendly materials, fashion and food

Designs for a Cooler Planet is a five-week-long festival celebrating experiments in planet-friendly materials, fashion, and food.

Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021

Helsinki Design Week 2021 has landed in Otaniemi, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

Radical ideas and prototypes contributing to a resource-wise future. The exhibitions and online lectures are open to everyone, and they belong to the official Helsinki Design Week programme.


Past event series

Energy Modelling Seminar Series

How can energy modelling drive the sustainable energy transition? This series looks at aspects of modelling for energy systems, through technical modelling, analysis, and building of systems.

Electricity by Tjflex2 on flickr

Aalto Living+ Forum

The annual Living+ Forum is a public multi-disciplinary lecture series on themes related to human-centered living environments.

Visiting lecturer Akira Minagawa

Autonomous Systems Talks

A series of talks on the future (and present) of autonomous systems: Recorded talks available!

Autonomous Systems Talks: Online Series

Charge! Energy Storage Seminar Series

Perspectives on the energy storage revolution

Charge of the Batteries seminar series logo

Trainings and workshops

Intro to Networking

Practical tips and tools for networking in a two-hour session.

Networking Workshop

Networking Workshop Series

Materials and Energy Platforms present a Networking Series to support you to learn about and practice networking skills.

Networking at Aalto

Photography meets materials vol.2

Materials Platform organizes 'Photography meets materials' exhibition in Väre on 14-24 of January 2020. This exhibition is the result of the 'Photography workshop series' organized in collaboration with professional photography teacher Tiina Puputti in Fall 2019. The exhibition opens up the fascinating scientific perspectives on researched materials through the lens of photography.

Photography workshop for scientists_ photo Glen Forde

Pitching Training

An online pitching and presentation workshop for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.

EIT Festival_photo Anna Mathews
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