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Metso donates to Aalto

Through the donation, Metso wants to support universities in their ability to offer internationally competitive research and education.

Metso is donating a total of EUR 1 million to Tampere University of Technology, Aalto University and the University of Oulu. Through the donation, Metso wishes to support Finnish scientific research and its application in practice.

'The opportunity for continuous, varied scientific research work in cooperation between universities, companies and other parties is essential for building a sustainable future. It also of utmost importance that universities’ training programs produce top experts with knowledge and skills that promote companies’ ability to renew and succeed. Through our donation, we want to support universities representing branches of science important to us in their ability to offer internationally competitive scientific research and education,' says Matti Kähkönen, President and CEO of Metso.

'Metso has engaged in close cooperation with all the schools belonging to Aalto University. In addition to materials technology, mechanical engineering and business economics that support sustainable development, important and topical areas for us both include design, digitalization and the Internet of Things. We warmly thank Metso for the donation,' says Tuula Teeri, President of Aalto University.

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