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.

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

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.

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Rehtori Ilkka Niemelä katse kameraan suunnattuna, kuvattuna Dipolissa

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.

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Aalto Vision Forum


Kimmo Karhu is a post-doctoral researcher at Aalto University.
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The BalticSeaH2 project starts building a hydrogen valley around the Baltic Sea

Aalto University will focus on studying the use of data-mediated network effects to boost the growth in the hydrogen valley.
Multiple coils of different shapes within the same transcranial magnetic stimulation device: figures of eight, loops and circles. Photo: Aalto University
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Invisible: From a mini-sized supersensor to a forgotten building material - the exhibition will make the invisible visible

See the future in a whole new way at the Designs for a Cooler Planet festival this September. The theme, "Invisible," encourages us to look beyond the surface and consider what lies beneath.
EY Legal -projektitiimi
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A student team surveyed opportunities for a new operating model in EY legal services

The goal of the project was to observe the potential of new operating models in the legal services sector that has remained the same for a long time
Students enjoying a complementary drink on a stand
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Thousands of Aalto students and over a hundred representatives of different organisations meet

The next Aalto Talent Expo recruitment fair will take over Otahalli on 2 November 2023

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!

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.

    Uusinta tietoa ja innovaatioita

    Research knowledge and new innovations

    The cooperation supports the company's innovation activities and business development.

    Tulevaisuuden osaajia

    Future talents

    The cooperation facilitates the discovery of future experts and offers diverse opportunities for staff development.

    Verkostoja ja uusia resursseja

    Networks and special resources


    The collaboration opens access to our research infrastructure and our extensive national and international network.

    Kandidaattikeskus, opiskelijoita luentosalissa

    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.

    Corporate Relations team

     Outi Toijala

    Outi Toijala

    Head of Corporate Relations
    Ida Andersson

    Ida Andersson

    Manager, Corporate Relations, School of Electrical Engineering
    Susanna Jaarmo

    Susanna Jaarmo

    Corporate Relations Manager, School of Science
    Terhi Kajaste

    Terhi Kajaste

    Manager, Corporate Relations, Artificial Intelligence, FCAI
    Anne Kosola

    Anne Kosola

    Manager, Corporate Relations, Partnership Development
    Elli Käpylä

    Elli Käpylä

    Corporate Relations Manager, FinnCERES and Bioinnovation Center
    Heikki Lahtinen

    Heikki Lahtinen

    Manager, Corporate Relations, School of Engineering
    Pirita Posti

    Pirita Posti

    Manager, Corporate Relations, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

    Jussi Rantsi

    Project Manager, Finnish Artificial Intelligence Region (FAIR EDIH)
    Annemari Rautio

    Annemari Rautio

    Senior Manager, Corporate Relations, School of Business
    Petri Silenius

    Petri Silenius

    Manager, Corporate Relations, School of Chemical Engineering
    Aalto University privacy notice for partnership services


    Aalto-yliopisto / tohtoreiden hatut
    Public defences

    Public defence in Processing of Materials, M.Sc. (Tech) Alexandra Zühlke

    Dynamic mechanical characterization of biomaterials for medical devices
    Kuvassa Aalto-yliopiston kauppatieteen tohtorinhattu
    Public defences

    Defence of Thesis in Economics, Tuuli McCully, M.Sc. (Econ.)

    The title of the thesis: "Essays on China´s Integration into the Global Economy and Financial Markets".
    Public defences

    Public defence in Engineering Physics, M.Sc. (Tech) Maria Ameziane

    Title of the doctoral thesis: Solid-state lithium magnetoionics for voltage control of magnetic phenomena
    Visual Image for MediaLab Demo Day Spring 2023

    Aalto Media Lab Spring Demo Day 2023

    The Demo Day is an open gathering of the Media Lab's students, alumni, staff and friends. You are all welcome!
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