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!

Students walking and working in the basement floor of the Harald Herlin Learning center / photo by Aalto University, Aino Huovio

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.

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.

Uusinta tietoa ja innovaatioita

Research knowledge and new innovations

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

Tulevaisuuden osaajia

Future talents

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

Verkostoja ja uusia resursseja

Networks and special resources

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

Kandidaattikeskus, opiskelijoita luentosalissa

Support for university development

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

Partner News

Aalto-yliopiston rehtori Ilkka Niemelä ja Fortumin toimitusjohtaja Pekka Lundmark allekirjoittavat aiesopimuksen yhteistyöstä 5.4.2019

Fortum and Aalto University tighten their cooperation

3-year Memorandum of Understanding aims to promote bioeconomy and circular economy.

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.

radiokauiton huone ja antenni kuva unto rautio

Collaboration between Aalto and Saab: high-level research and product development go hand in hand

Ten-year contract enables long-term research collaboration. Ten projects are now under way.

Aalto experimental glass pattern. Glass bubbles form a map / photo by Eeva Suorlahti

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.


Corporate Relations team

Mirella Lähteenmäki

Mirella Lähteenmäki

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Head of Corporate Relations
Anne Kosola

Anne Kosola

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Manager, Corporate Relations, Partnership Development
Pirita Posti

Pirita Posti

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Corporate Relations Manager, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Terhi Kajaste

Terhi Kajaste

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

Heikki Lahtinen

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)
Anne Johansson

Anne Johansson

Dean's Unit of the School of Business
Senior Manager/Corporate Relations
Susanna Jaarmo

Susanna Jaarmo

Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO)


Elisalle Oyj:lle yritysprojektin toteuttanut opiskelijatiimi
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Thanks to eSIM tehnology, SIM cards are soon part of history

Student team worked on an eSIM & Brokering Connectivity Project for Elisa Oyj.
Super Stomp. Kuva: Valo Motion.
Research & Art Published:

Multiplayer bouncing exercise brings extra motivation

The game gives players an empowering experience using custom computer vision, movement exaggeration, and game design techniques.
Illustration on beige background: two students painting a big yellow lightbulb.
Press releases, Studies Published:

Apply to Aalto Thesis project: HSL - Software Production 2.0!

Aalto Thesis programme application for HSL:s project has ended. Read more of the project!
Pekka Töytäri_Tuote-palvelujärjestelmien myynnin työelämäprofessori
Appointments, Cooperation Published:

Pekka Töytäri appointed as Professor of Practice of product-service systems sales    

The professorship focusing on sales management is established with donations from the Weisell Foundation, Valmet and Wärtsilä.  


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Exhibitions and fairs

Quantum Explorations

#QuEx showcases some of the world-leading research and technology development taking place on campus.
Lectures and seminars

Oswaldo Baffa: Biomagnetism in Brazil

You are warmly welcome to hear the talk of Prof. Oswaldo Baffa on Friday 15 November 2019 at 14:15 in seminar room F336 at Rakentajanaukio 2 C.
MLCS seminar
Lectures and seminars

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar (MLCS)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars are weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and are held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
Outside picture of the School of Business building in Otaniemi. Three Aalto Flags swinging in front of the building.
Lectures and seminars

Anna Glenngård (Lund University)

Topic to be announced later.
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