News

The Royal Technology Mission from Sweden visited Aalto University

The gropup was told about research and arts projects and innovation activities.

Art coordinator Tuula Isohanni showed the King and the delegation Alvar Aalto's architecture at the Otakaari 1 building.

Today, 26 November, Aalto University is host to a high ranking visit. The group of influential persons in Swedish economic life includes King Carl XVI Gustaf. This Royal Technology Mission has been organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), and is part of a wider excursion in Finland. 

The visit began with an architectural tour of the recently renovated Otakaari 1 building designed by Alvar Aalto. The delegation saw some works of students and popped in on a lecture of chemistry.

During the day the group will be shown Aalto University’s research projects, innovations arising from research, creative economy projects, new study methods and the innovation ecosystem developing around Aalto University.

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Related news

arkkitehdit Philip Tidwell, Kristo Vesikansa ja Laura Berger seisovat katsoen kameraan
Appointments, Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Finland’s exhibition in the Biennale Architettura 2020 honors the Finnish prefabricated wooden houses of the WWII era

The exhibition will be conceived and curated by three researchers and teachers at Aalto University.
Aalto-yliopisto / Manila ja Anna-Leena keskustelemassa keskenään / photo: Kaisa Paasivirta
Cooperation Published:

Aalto International Talent Programme brings together international students and companies

Aalto International Talent Programme is organized by Aalto University Career Services. The programme supports the employment international degree students.
Student exhibition is on display at the Singapore National Design Centre
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Food for thought – rethinking Singapore’s hawker centres

Singapore’s traditional open-air cooked food centres or hawker centres presented a perfect case to be explored jointly by the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Aalto University.
Strategid Co-Design -kurssin opiskelijat tekivät ratkaisuehdotuksia Helsingin kaupungin muotoilutoiminnan vaikuttavuuden arvioimiseksi.
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Students develop tools for Helsinki to evaluate the impact of design

Aalto University’s Department of Design and the City of Helsinki initiated collaboration last spring to evaluate the impact of the City's design activities. The evaluation represents the first extensive survey of the City’s design projects and the benefits and challenges of those projects.