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A joint laboratory of circular economy was opened in Otaniemi

The Geological Survey of Finland, VTT and Aalto University work together with industry to develop solutions for the needs of a carbon-neutral and resource-efficient society.
Press releases
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Kiertotalouslaboratorio, Ted Nuorivaara

Rauma Marine Constructions to partner with Aalto University looking to cut emissions and increase safety in seafaring

Experts of the future are crucial to the maritime sector
Cooperation
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jäämallikoe

Crab-shell and seaweed compounds spin into yarns for sustainable and functional materials

Biobased fibres are made from two renewable marine resources and with promise in advanced applications, in wovens and medical materials, among others. The threads draw strength from the crab chitin component and flexibility from seaweed alginate.
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Ravunkuorista ja merilevästä tehtyä lankaa

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last?
Research & Art
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maankäyttö

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion encourages leaders to make difficult decisions and establish a ‘do-tank’ way of collaborating at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos.
Research & Art, Studies
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Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
Research & Art
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Energian varastointi

Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
Press releases
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A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo

“It’s up to our generation to end climate crisis” – millennials

Survey finds more than half are confident that humanity can find a solution
Studies
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The picture shows CEMS students.

Farewell, oil!

It’s time to turn our backs on an old friend that has now hatched into an enemy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Piirroskuvassa esitetään arkipäivän tavallisia esineitä, kuten kahvinkeitin, jääkaappi, suihku, sekä liikennevälineitä, kuten auto ja polkupyörä, sekä rakennuksia. Kuvittaja: Jolanda Jokinen.

Economists suggest: This is how Finland will halve its road transport emissions by 2030

The most efficient way to reach emissions targets is to introduce a permit system for fuel sales that will set quotas for fuel carbon contents
Press releases
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Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä

Mika Järvinen turns slag and carbon dioxide into profitable business

Professor of Energy Technology believes that science should come up with solutions to major environmental problems
Research & Art
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Professori Mika Järvinen

Wiser decisions

The solution is to bring people together on the same path so we can make the decisions that are best for us all.
Research & Art
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Vesipullo

Diesel from wasteflows and other alternatives to fossil fuels

Renewable diesel, made from biomasses and waste flows, produces up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions than normal diesel
Research & Art
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eco diesel

Five tips for tackling climate change

Plant-based diet and living car-free are some of the most effective ways to mitigate your personal carbon footprint.
Research & Art
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Ilmastonmuutoksen hillitseminen

Smarter energy

From research into electro-chemical conversion to creating policy for demand-response planning, Aalto University is working on ways to develop smarter and more sustainable energy grids
Research & Art
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Uudentyyppisten akkujen testauksessa käytetty komponentti. Kuva: Aleksi Poutanen / Aalto-yliopisto

Since cooling demand is primarily driven by the sun, could it also be powered by the sun?

The International Energy Agency has dubbed increased global cooling demand as one of the most critical blind spots in today’s energy debate. A new study entitled - Meeting Increased Global Cooling Demand with Photovoltaics during the 21st Century - yields critical new insight to a fundamental question: How much photovoltaics (PV) would be needed to power the world sustainably?
University
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The cover that was submitted for Energy and Environment Sciences

Estimating the wear and tear of ice on physical structures over coming decades or even centuries

To face the challenges of a warming climate, a new technique determines the long-term effects of moving Arctic ice on bridges or wind turbines
Press releases, Research & Art
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Ice rubbling

Wider introduction of renewable energy is possible also in Finland

The dismantling of obstacles to decentralised energy should continue.
Research & Art
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Ilmakuva Väreestä ja Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Taivas upean punakeltainen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mika Huisman

Lessons from Mars and blue algae ― Come explore the future of the circular economy on 5 June

Organised by Aalto University, speakers include NASA Researcher Jonathan Trent, founder of Origin by Ocean Mari Granström, and circular fashion expert Kirsi Niinimäki
Research & Art
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Ioncell

What does entrepreneurship mean for sustainable development? 3 distinct things, according to EU policy

Mixed meanings may muddy take-aways for firms and national governments
Press releases, Research & Art
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Researchers Salmivaara and Kibler