Corporate collaboration

Strategic corporate partner Neste

In collaboration, Aalto University and Neste strive to find solutions to major global challenges by combining high-level research with leading industrial expertise.
Chemical engineering laboratory

The collaboration between Aalto University and Neste has a long tradition since the time of the Helsinki University of Technology. In recent years, it has been further strengthened through the Strategic partnership. The collaboration agreed in 2019 aims to find solutions to major global challenges by combining high-level research with leading industrial know-how.

Impact on sustainable development

The collaboration strengthens sustainability driven growth areas that are important to Neste, such as renewable products and low-carbon solutions. At the same time, the expertise of the Finnish chemical industry in chemical technology, bioeconomy, circular economy and digitalisation is being developed.

The research collaboration involves professors and postdoctoral researchers as well as doctoral and master's students from many Aalto University Schools. Research areas include polymer and chemical engineering, catalysis, combustion engine technology, process automation and artificial intelligence-based solutions.

Aalto has cutting-edge skills and knowledge on a global level in line with industry’s needs.

Petri Lehmus, Vice President, Research and Development, Neste

News about collaboration

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Neste and Aalto University are working together to develop cleaner traffic

Research collaboration creates, for example, new types of transportation fuels with the help of bio-based materials.

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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

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