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

Kuvituskuva, jossa nukkuu mustahiuksinen nainen kännykkä vierellään yöpöydällä
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Sleep apnea is a threat for public health - students developed an application that recognizes its signs at home

Diagnosing sleep apnea is laborious and expensive, so easy-to-use methods for screening and long-term follow-up are needed
Aivokuori seuraa äänen piirteitä hyvin täsmällisesti ymmärtääkseen puhetta. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

The human brain tracks speech more closely in time than other sounds

The way that speech processing differs from the processing of other sounds has long been a major open question in human neuroscience.
ConnectToBrain mTMS / Northbay Oy
Research & Art Published:

Researchers preparing a new type of brain-stimulation therapy for clinical use

Patients with severe depression, chronic pain, or stroke could benefit from multi-locus TMS. The new project will try to make it cost effective and simple
academy of finland - robotic instruments
Cooperation, Research & Art, University Published:

Prof. Quan Zhou received new funding from the Academy of Finland

We just received a new grant from the Academy of Finland, titled: “Robotic Magnetic Needle Characterization of Single Nanoparticle Uptake in Cells”, in cooperation with Prof. Hélder Santos of the University of Helsinki.
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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