Great international media hits from the summer of 2023

Our Dean Timo Korkeamäki and many representatives of our stakeholders regularly comment on various issues in the international media as well
Timo Korkeamäki, new dean of the School of Business
Dean Timo Korkeamäki. Photo: Aalto University/Mikko Raskinen

Just to highlight a few of the recent comments on topical issues in media, please take a look at the following examples:

The Business School In The Happiest Country On Earth

“A big part of the School of Business’s DNA is the entrepreneurial spirit on our campus. It’s a cross-cutting theme across everything we do at Aalto University as a whole. And it’s not just learning how to start a business. You can have an entrepreneurial mindset in a large company, so it’s more a way of thinking.”

Dean Timo Korkeamäki
Forbes, June 2, 2023


Schools boost efforts to encourage entrepreneurial mindset in finance

“Managing cash, so you don’t run out of money, is a crucial function at a start-up and the masters in finance has helped us develop and scale to more than 30
destinations, and grow 100 per cent year on year while running profitable operations.”

Martim Gois
School of Business Alumnus and Co-founder of Valpas
Financial Times, June 11, 2023


Impact, Entrepreneurship And Empowerment – How Business Schools Are Helping Refugees

“Thanks to my business education at Aalto and my entrepreneurial background, I knew how processes should be organised. Now the alreadyestablished routines and protocols keep working, and working well.”

Anastasia Koptsyukh
Ukrainian doctoral researcher
Forbes, June 20, 2023


Promoting Equality And Inclusivity: LGBTQ+ Initiatives At Business Schools

“All students should feel like they belong on campus and in the classroom, and that they are able to fulfill their professional, educational, and social aspirations fully without any barriers or hindrances. At KY’s events, our members should feel comfortable being who they are.”

Meeri Korpi
Executive Board Member at KY,
Aalto University Business Students’ Association
Poets & Quants, June 28, 2023


Lessons From Sport In The Business School Classroom

“Balancing academics and athletics requires personal discipline, effective planning, and flexibility. It is important to find a routine and an approach that works best for you while keeping your long-term goals in mind. At Aalto University School of Business, I’ve especially appreciated the possibility of being able to create your own study schedules for the busy parts of the athletic season.”

Aino Äijö
Student in the Bachelor's of Business programme
Aalto University School of Business
Forbes, July 7, 2023

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Lara Ejtehadian, Patrick Rinke, and Ilari Lähteenmäki sitting with coffee mugs and smiling to the camera.
Awards and Recognition, Research & Art Published:

Aalto Open Science Award Winner 2023 - Aalto Materials Digitalization Platform (AMAD)

We interviewed the AMAD team, winners of the first Aalto Open Science Award.
People at the campus
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Aalto University to host CESAER Task Force Openness of Science and Technology

Aalto University is proud to host the CESAER Task Force Openness of Science and Technology on 16–17 April 2024.
Otaniemi seafront pictured in the summer with the Aalto logo and event title, and VTT and Open Science logos overlayed.
Campus, Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Open Science and Research Summer Conference 2024 will be hosted by Aalto University

Aalto University is co-organising the Open Science and Research Summer Conference 2024 with the National Coordination of Open Science and Research, and VTT.
Two hexagonal arrays of prisms with a blue lattice inbetween.
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New quantum entangled material could pave way for ultrathin quantum technologies

Researchers reveal the microscopic nature of the quantum entangled state of a new monolayer van der Waals material