Research Winter Day at the School of Electrical Engineering

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virtual space journey and a robot in aalto elec research winter day 2019

9th Annual Research Winter Day – Focusing on the success stories in Industry-University Cooperation

The Research Winter Day 2020 of the School of Electrical Engineering will take place on Thursday, February 6th at 14.30–18.00 at Maarintie 8. Food and drinks are served.

The event will start with keynotes by Liisa Åström (Vice President of Vaisala), Jyri Huopaniemi (Head of Technology Licensing at Nokia Technologies) and startup entrepreneur and researcher Jose Costa Requena (Cumucore, Aalto University) sharing their stories and views on cooperation with Aalto University and its influence on the development of the company.

After the keynote talks, you will have the opportunity to visit demo stands, where our experts will let you see, feel and hear the innovativeness of our research. Come and experience space in the VR world, hear a choir in 3D and learn about factories of the future. We will show you the latest innovations in health, space technology, communications engineering, and micro and nanotechnology.


liisa åström vaisala

Liisa Åström: The business built on science – Reflections on Aalto-Vaisala co-operation
Vice President, Products & Systems
Vaisala Industrial Measurements

"Aalto’s expertise is vital to us in the beginning of our innovation journey, scouting 360° for the new technologies in a way that we couldn’t manage alone."

Jyri Huopaniemi Head of Technology Licensing ​​​​​​​Nokia Technologies

Jyri Huopaniemi
Head of Technology Licensing
Nokia Technologies

"Pursuing impactful research collaboration for next generation products and technologies"

jose costa requena cumucore

Jose Costa Requena
CEO, Cumucore

“Aalto provides a pool of talented people capable of working in cutting edge technologies and our cooperation with Aalto extends to work together in international projects”


There are more than 20 demos showcased, such as:

  • 3D sound with VR
  • Speech recognition application
  • Virtual planetarium
  • Nanosatellites
  • Sun research at Metsähovi
  • User interfaces for games
  • Smart buildings
  • VR rehabilitation application 
  • Future antennas and integrated circuits
  • Wireless EKG
  • Nanocarbon materials
  • Measurement of breathing using thermal camera
  • Factory of the Future

... and much more!

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