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Aalto receives a donation from Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä will donate EUR 1.3 million to Finnish universities. Aalto University will receive a significant share of the donation.

Wärtsilä will donate a total of EUR 1 300 000 to Finnish universities between 2016–2017. Wärtsilä wishes to support Finnish technology education and this way participate in promoting research in Finnish universities and strengthening Finland's global competitiveness.

Aalto University's field of science and technology will receive a significant share of the donation. Aalto is a multidisciplinary university that offers studies in business and art in addition to technology.
- Wärtsilä has been an important partner to Aalto University for many years now. Together we have developed modern technology and built the future in various ways. We would like to give a warm thank you to Wärtsilä for the donation, says Tuula Teeri, President of Aalto University.

Also Hanken School of Economics, University of Helsinki, University of Vaasa and Åbo Akademi are among the donation recipients.

President & CEO of Wärtsilä Jaakko Eskola spoke today in the University of Vaasa's opening of the academic year.
- Wärtsilä wishes to support university education and increase cooperation with universities and the external science community. We have very good experiences on working together with Finnish universities, and we see that high-quality university education plays an important part in keeping up Finland's competitiveness, said Jaakko Eskola.

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