Aalto Health Platform
Aalto Health Platform
Aalto Health Platform is a collaborative program that creates a framework for Aalto to deepen and widen its joint work with its partner organizations in the area of health and wellbeing (H&W), which is one of Aalto University’s strategic focus areas for research.
The platform’s role is to support Aalto’s H&W research activities, facilitate technology transfer towards innovations and startups and the broader high technology industries, and further develop the societal impact of Aalto’s work.
Health & Wellbeing research areas and faculty
Aalto University has a strong, decades-long track record in health and wellbeing (H&W), in both research results and in facilitating commercialization. H&W being one of Aalto University’s strategic focus areas, this field is being ambitiously developed.
The key people can be found via our six subareas accessible with this link.
Collaboration between Aalto University and HUS will create more innovations and new types of expertiseA recently signed contract expands the long-term collaboration between Aalto University and the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS).
Matias Palva, Professor of Brain Signal Analytics, studies the mechanisms of the human mind and brain diseasesUnderstanding the brain mechanisms behind the diseases is important when developing targeted treatments
Aalto University and the National Institute for Health and Welfare intensify their research cooperationAalto University and the National Institute for Health and Welfare are building a new range of research projects to meet today's social and health care challenges. The objectives of the cooperation were agreed upon in a recently signed agreement.
Partnerships and ecosystem building
Ecosystems which support the development of strong international research and the facilitation of innovations are important for research and economies to prosper. For this, a relevant degree of coordinating actions is required.
Health Technology House
The Health Technology House (HTH), located on Aalto University’s main campus in Otaniemi, unites research groups whose work revolves around electrical devices, neuroscience, or related signal processing.
Aalto University’s external partners and interested new collaborators can contact the appropriate health and wellbeing professors and researchers via Aalto Health Platform or directly. Email: [email protected].
The platform is led by Markus Mäkelä, Executive-in-Residence, Aalto University.