Boost for business from collaboration
Research collaboration strengthens expertise and business development. New product and service ideas are created in study projects. Our campus offers an inspiring operating and networking environment. At Aalto's recruitment events, companies meet the top talents of the future.
Matti Kauhanen, Business Unit Technology Manager, ABB Oy Drives and Controls
The most significant benefit of our collaboration with Aalto University is the expertise it provides us.
President Ilkka Niemelä: ‘We make an impact in society together with our partners’
At best, collaboration between Aalto University and corporates brings about solutions with a great impact on society. Collaboration leads to change toward a more sustainable world, develops new skills and knowledge, and creates jobs.
Strategic partnership is a long-term commitment
We create impact together with our corporate partners. By combining the latest knowledge with leading industrial expertise, we develop sustainable solutions and educate future talents for business.
What can we do together?
We offer companies opportunities for collaboration in all areas of Aalto's operations, as well as possibilities for networking with researchers, teachers and our active student community. The collaboration can start with even a small project, and grow into a long-term strategic partnership. We encourage also the SMEs to become involved!
For a company, the research collaboration is most beneficial when it is fundamental, long-term and strategic. Usually, in this kind of projects the costs and productivity risks are high if the research is carried out by the company alone.
The possibilities for research collaboration extend from single research projects to long-term funding of strategic research and personnel, often including the utilization of the university’s extensive research infrastructure.
Teaching cooperation offers a natural way for businesses to
- get new insights and explore alternative perspectives
- get in touch with students
- gain visibility and develop their employer brand amongst students
The range of collaboration spans from guest lectures and real-life cases to multidisciplinary study projects and thesis assignments.
Career Design Lab help employers in recruiting and building their employer image amongst students. We'll help you to:
- recruit a student
- reach Aalto students for career development and open positions
- participate in recruitment events
- organise an event of your own at the campus
- Participate as a mentor in introducing students to the world of work and developing their working life skills.
Learning can happen regardless of time or place. We offer high quality learning content for every need: both for individuals and for organizations.
Participating in our seminars and events is an excellent way to learn, network and stay up-to-date with the latest developments in your industry.
Browse our events here
Are you looking for an office space for your company, or would you like to organize an event at the campus? Maybe you are looking for an easy way to network with our experts and the innovative startup community.
Aalto Campus & Real Estate (ACRE) rents out facilities from the campus area.
Campus membership including access to our coworking spaces and possibility to participate activities at our innovation community A Grid, which has been developed in order to make collaboration projects easier and enhance networking.
Welcome to collaborate with us!
Collaboration with Aalto University offers companies a vantage point for the latest research and opportunities to develop competitiveness, as well as an extensive network of experts. Collaboration also helps us ensure that our teaching and research respond to the changing needs of business. Together, we will build an even better, more sustainable and more competitive Finland.
Research knowledge and new innovations
The cooperation supports the company's innovation activities and business development.
The cooperation facilitates the discovery of future experts and offers diverse opportunities for staff development.
Networks and special resources
The collaboration opens access to our research infrastructure and our extensive national and international network.
Support for university development
The collaboration helps us at Aalto to develop research and education to meet the changing needs of business. It improves the quality and effectiveness of our operations as well as our access to finance.