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New biomaterials and their market potential are at the centre of interest in the United States

How can bio-based materials be adopted as an alternative to synthetic plastics on an industrial scale? Is it possible for environmentally friendly textile production to be profitable?
Cooperation, University
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New York_June 2019

The Finnish EU presidency gets a dose of Aalto visual food for thought

Materials Matter, and Fragile Water, two popular Aalto University exhibitions, are being featured as part of the Finnish EU presidency, which started at the beginning of July, and which runs for six months.
Research & Art, University
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Fragile Water display at Helsinki-Vantaa airport

Aalto University, the City of Savonlinna and South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences step up their collaboration

The goal is to spur innovations in bioeconomy.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Wood chips photo by Eeva Suorlahti

Aalto to coordinate three new SRC consortia

Aalto University received EUR 9.2 million or 18 percent of the funding allocated.
Research & Art, University
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Aalto koordinoi kolmea uutta STN-konsortiota, kuva Aino Huovio

20 new Academy Projects to Aalto

The total funding granted by the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering is 8.9 million euros.
Research & Art
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Aaltoon 20 uutta akatemiahanketta -uutisen kuvituskuva, kuva Aleksi Poutanen

FinnCERES flagship hiring 20 doctoral students or postdocs at Aalto and VTT

FinnCERES is broadening its operations and is looking for talented and motivated doctoral students or postdoctoral researchers.
Research & Art
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Lignocellulose samples by Mohamed Magd. Photo: Valeria Azovskaya

Jaana Vapaavuori: From dancer to researcher

Professor of functional nanomaterials would like to combine technology and art in her research.
Research & Art
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Jaana Vapaavuori, kuva: Helena Seppälä / Aalto-yliopisto

Jukka Tuomi was a pioneer in 3D knowledge

Jukka Tuomi, Research Director, died on 11 April 2019 by a rapidly progressing illness. He was one of the world's leading 3D printing experts. In remembrance of him we republish this Everyday choices interview on the Aalto University Magazine issue 20. The column focuses on the personal choices experts make in association with their field of research.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Tutkimusjohtaja Jukka Tuomi. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

A surprising experiment opens the path to new particle manipulation methods

Unexpected result from acoustics experiment could have applications in biomedical and microsystems research
Research & Art
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A surprising experiment opens the path to new particle manipulation methods

Valuable waste

Waste incineration by-products can contain a great deal of valuable and heavy metals. These metals should not be wasted.
Research & Art
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Tuhkaa ämpärissä/ Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

EIT RawMaterials supported start-up IMA Engineering is proud to launch its Drill Cuttings Sampler-Analyser

With the new version of the PDSA Sampler-Analyser you can analyse the entire production bench before charging with explosives.
Cooperation
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Aalto EIT Services

Aalto University fashion students to reveal their sustainable visions for the future

From recycled materials to Ioncell fabric, Aalto fashion design will light up the Fashion Meets Sustainability event in Paris
Press releases
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Semi Ilmonen Lampinen Aalto University

Slow cycle

In its present form, the clothing industry is a polluter of water systems and a climate baddy. Materials recycling is not a sufficient answer, the whole system must change instead, says an expert on the circular fashion economy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Professori Kirsi Niinimäki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Fortum and Aalto University tighten their cooperation

3-year Memorandum of Understanding aims to promote bioeconomy and circular economy.
Cooperation
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Aalto-yliopiston rehtori Ilkka Niemelä ja Fortumin toimitusjohtaja Pekka Lundmark allekirjoittavat aiesopimuksen yhteistyöstä 5.4.2019

New materials for fuel cells

Researchers from Aalto University and Northeastern University (China) have demonstrated a solid oxide fuel cell based on a single-oxide SrTiO2 electrolyte. A high power density of 620 mW per cm2 with hydrogen as fuel was obtained. The electrolyte forms a mixed proton and oxygen ion conductor with a core-shell structure
Research & Art
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HRTEM of SrTiO2

AScI funding awarded to planning future energy systems and to designing penguin-inspired active surfaces

Each programme to receive funding of €150 000 over three years.
Research & Art
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Photoshoot day of materials samples by the Materials Platform

The Materials Platform organizes photoshoot sessions for materials samples on a regular basis. All Aalto University researchers who are involved in materials research are invited to participate.
Research & Art, University
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RNSF_regenerating nature smart fabric, research Julie-Anne Gandier , photo Valeria Azovskaya, 2019

School and Erasmus+ Programme Visit to Materials Matter Exhibition

Kilonpuisto School and their Erasmus+ programme receive a guided tour of the exhibition from Product and Spatial Design Master's student Ariane Relander on 01 March 2019.
Campus, Research & Art
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Materials Matter Erasmus School Visit. Photo by Glen Forde / Aalto Materials Platform

High-end restaurants invest in tableware

Appreciating local food and ingredients is a well-established phenomenon in food culture. But there is also a high demand for local, small-batch ceramics.
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies
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Halko Jord / Kuva: Kimmo Metsäranta

Artificial human tissues and nature’s super coatings – the materials exhibition that took Slush by storm is now coming to Otaniemi

Come along to Aalto University and learn about the latest developments in materials research. At the same time, you can also admire the Ioncell dress worn by Finland’s First Lady Jenni Haukio at the Independence Day Reception.
Research & Art
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