News

‘Biomimicry in the Nordic Countries’ working paper highlights HYBER CoE

HYBER CoE is highlighted as a Finnish forerunner in biomimetics in a new Nordic Working Paper
Biomim

The ‘Biomimicry in the Nordic Countries’ working paper reports on Nordic forerunners in biomimicry. Biomimicry is “a discipline that takes inspiration from nature to develop sustainable solutions to many design challenges that our civilization is grappling on a daily basis. These challenges span from product design, mechanical engineering, medicine, through to agriculture, business and even architecture”. Within Finland, the report highlights the materials development and molecular biomimetic research of the cross-disciplinary Centre of Excellence in Molecular Engineering of Biosynthetic Hybrid Materials Research (HYBER) at Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. The report was commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers Working Group for Sustainable Consumption and Production.

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Read more news

Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulun vuoden alumnin Mikko J. Salmisen hymy oli herkässä, kun Otakaaren katoilta Otaniemestä löytyi hänen aikanaan teekkareiden käytössä ollut Telesten lautasantenni. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Ira Matilainen
Honoured, Research & Art, University Published:

Alumnus of the Year Mikko J. Salminen encourages multidisciplinary studies

Mikko J. Salminen was selected as Alumnus of the Year for 2021 at Aalto University's School of Electrical Engineering. The selection was made public at the centenary celebration of the Guild of Electrical Engineering on Saturday, 23 October.
Janne Laine sits on a tall black chair, dressed in a tuxedo, wearing the Dean of School of Cheminal Engineering ceremonial link necklace, smiling. Background is white and slightly wavy.
Research & Art, University Published:

Vice President Janne Laine's portrait was revealed

The portrait was created by Aalto alumna Erica Nyholm.
Games Now!
Research & Art Published:

Games Now! – Open lectures on game development

Games Now! is an open lecture series on the dominant topics and emerging trends in games.
Future Digital Mobility Management
Research & Art Published:

Do you drive a car in metropolitan area? Come and test how to make motoring routes smoother and safer.

During the autumn, an international Code the Streets pilot will be implemented in metropolitan area, where motorists will be offered alternative driving routes with a navigator. We are now looking for testers for the navigation app who have an Android phone.