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Aalto received 4.7 millions funding from Academy of Finland

4.1 million euros for New Energy research projects and 600 000 euros for arctic research.

Funded research projects at Aalto University

New Energy research programme:

Lehtonen, Juha: Catalytic aqueous phase reforming of biorefinery water fractions, 372 397 euros.
Järvinen, Mika: Decentralizing Finland’s energy regime: The triggers and dynamics of transition, 242 945 euros.
Lehtonen, Matti: Harnessing the consumer for a flexible Energy system architecture, 444 292 euros.
Liski, Matti: Harnessing the consumer for a flexible Energy system architecture, 243 303 euros.
Siren, Kai: Tackling the Challenges of a Solar Community Concept in High Latitudes, 391 747 euros.
Kallio, Tanja: Rational design of non-noble metal (electro)catalyst materials for energy conversion applications, 339 889 euros.
Kauppinen, Esko: Rational design of non-noble metal (electro)catalyst materials for energy conversion applications, 298 865 euros.
Laasonen, Kari: Rational design of non-noble metal (electro)catalyst materials for energy conversion applications, 286 288 euros.
Lipsanen, Harri: Thermophotonic energy conversion for efficient heating and cooling in buildings, 310 836 euros.
Lund, Peter: Decentralizing Finland’s energy regime: The triggers and dynamics of transition, 240 255 euros.
Tittonen, Ilkka: Conversion of light to transport fuels through integrated optoelectronic cell
factories, 505 103 euros.
Tulkki, Jukka: Thermophotonic energy conversion for efficient heating and cooling in buildings, 277 023 euros.
Turpeinen, Marko: EVIDENCE: Evaluating Smart Incentives in Social Formation of Energy Choices 181 433 euros.

Arctic Research Programme:

Kujala, Pentti: Wastewater treatment by natural freeze crystallization and ice separation, 262 804 euros.
Kyrki, Ville: Cooperative heavy-duty hydraulic manipulators for sustainable subsea infrastructure installation and dismantling, 333 917 euros.

The Academy of Finland’s research programme New Energy will involve a search for solutions for managing the coming major transition in the energy sector. Solutions will be applied to the creation of new energy products; business models; process principles; types of energy; storage, transmission and distribution mechanisms; solutions for managing complex grids; as well as the integration of energy in new ways with habitation, transport, commerce, recycling and the exploitation of biomass.

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