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.

An Aalto pen lying on the page of a study book, students working in the background / photo by Aalto University, Aino Huovio
Stairs landing in Dipoli with people sitting in two armchairs and looking at a painting / photo by Aalto University, Tuomas Uusheimo

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.

Read more about health and wellbeing!

News

Lämpökamerakuva, Aalto-yliopisto.
Incidents, Research & Art, Studies Published:

Welcome, student groups, to a virtual neuroimaging laboratory tour

In the laboratory you can use a remote connection to learn about a lie detector and a thermal camera, for example. We welcome upper secondary school pupils, upper comprehensive school pupils, students from universities of applied sciences, and others.
Pitkäaikaissairauksien hoito on pirstaloitunutta ja kallista – ratkaisua haetaan virtuaalisesta hoidonohjaamosta
Research & Art Published:

Virtual care management system for solving fragmentation of chronic diseases treatment

The project, which has a budget of millions of euros and is led by Aalto University, involves University of Helsinki and numerous companies in the healthcare field.
Kuva: Lasse Lecklin.
Research & Art Published:

Nanoscience expert Olli Ikkala and team part of new flagship project on biopharmaceuticals

The Academy of Finland project brings together Finland’s front-line genetic, cellular, and nanotherapy researchers, as well as clinical actors, leading companies, and third sector players.
Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.
Research & Art Published:

Pekka Marttinen: It is very important to take good care of health and social services data

The DataLit project develops understandable and reliable practices for using health and social services data
Health Talks events: a bridge between the business, university, and other communities
Partnerships and ecosystem building

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.

Read more about partnerships and ecosystem building

Image: Ilkka Nissilä.

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.

Read more about the Health Technology House

Image: Lasse Lecklin.

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.

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