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

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Expectant mothers’ pregnancy-related anxiety may alter how infant brains respond to sad speech

Study shows correlation between mothers’ self-reported pregnancy-related anxiety, and babies’ blood flow to brain areas responsible for emotional responses when listening to sad speech
Markus Mäkelä
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

The development of health technology thrives thanks to cooperation

Advanced implants, healthcare AI applications and brain imaging devices are created through cooperation between companies, researchers, doctors and patients.
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Healthier people

Personalised healthcare is the new frontier in medicine
Johanna Kaipio seisoo ulkona, taustalla ruskan värittämä pihlajapuu ja pensaita.
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A “lifelong interest in coding” is not a requirement for seeking a career in technology

Johanna Kaipio, Professor of Practice, ventured onto the path of technology as a result of an interest in psychology, mathematical subjects and medicine in upper secondary school. Now, as a researcher of health and social care information systems, Kaipio brings these elements together.
Aalto Health Eat & Meet 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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