Technology transfer and licensing

Aalto University is the most active Finnish university in filing patent applications. Proprietary technology developed at Aalto University is used by a number of global companies.

Aalto University’s licensable patent portfolio covers six main categories:

  • Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • ICT
  • Life Science and Medical Devices
  • Microtech, Nanotech and Materials

Aalto University also licenses and provides the expertise and know-how needed to deploy its patented technologies in practice, and carries out a wide variety of joint research activities with companies and other partners.

The Innovation Services unit, which is part of Project Services, manages Aalto University’s patent portfolio and is tasked with commercializing research done at Aalto.

Find out more about our licensable patent portfolio here (

Read also Aalto University principles for commercialisation of intellectual property (pdf)

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