From space technology to spider silk and the bio-economy

Over 2 000 women and girls gathered for three technology events: Shaking up Tech, Girls’ Day and Women in Tech.

Kaksi tyttöä tutkii teknistä laitetta Aalto-yliopiston Shaking up Tech -tapahtumassa vuonna 2018.

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The new wax solution has shown great success in making a wide range of fabrics water resistant.
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A new, natural wax coating makes garments water-resistant and breathable

Aalto University researchers have made a non-toxic coating solution with wax obtained from Brazilian palm tree leaves.
Elias Rantapuska
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Elias Rantapuska: Markets fluctuate, and so do investors

This Professor of Finance knows that investing one’s own money is not just a rational process. Welcome to learn more at Installation Talks 30 October!
Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Helsinki becomes the Quantum epicentre

Quantum experts gather this week in Helsinki, to review the progress of European Quantum Technologies and future potential initiatives and programs
Someone typing on a phone next to someone typing on a laptop
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Smartphone typing speeds catching up with keyboards

A study of over 37,000 users shows that the ‘typing gap’, the difference typing speeds between mobile devices and physical keyboards is decreasing, and 10–19-year olds can type about 10 words-per-minute faster than their parents' generation.
Infografiikka tietotekniikan sijoituksesta 56:nneksi maailmassa.
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Computer Science jumped to 56th in the Times Higher Education Ranking

Engineering and technology placed 101-125 in the world.
an electron microscope image showing a carbon nanotube on top of a substrate of graphene
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Graphene substrate improves the conductivity of carbon nanotube network

Scientists at Aalto University, Finland, and the University of Vienna, Austria, have combined graphene and single-walled carbon nanotubes into a transparent hybrid material with conductivity higher than either component exhibits separately.

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Professori Mika Järvinen
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Mika Järvinen turns slag and carbon dioxide into profitable business

Professor of Energy Technology believes that science should come up with solutions to major environmental problems
Vesipullo
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Wiser decisions

The solution is to bring people together on the same path so we can make the decisions that are best for us all.
Vaihtoehtoja fossiilisille polttoaineille
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Diesel from wasteflows and other alternatives to fossil fuels

Renewable diesel, made from biomasses and waste flows, produces up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions than normal diesel
Ilmastonmuutoksen hillitseminen
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Five tips for tackling climate change

Plant-based diet and living car-free are some of the most effective ways to mitigate your personal carbon footprint.

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Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.

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At Aalto University, we create conditions for innovations, sustainable economic growth, employment and wellbeing. Our unique combinations of fields enables us to solve grand societal problems.

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Art and creative practices

Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Critical Tide Seaweed Sculpture Oki naganode by Julia Lohmann photo: Noortje Knulst
Exhibitions and fairs

Critical Tide exhibition at the Design Museum’s Gallery

At a time of deep ecological crises, Critical Tide will open our eyes to the urgent issues our oceans face and showcase creative ways of intervening.
Tomorrow's Archives, Photo: Eeva Suorlahti
Exhibitions and fairs

Tomorrow's Archives

The Tomorrow’s Archives exhibition showcases experimental design by Aalto University students in collaboration with Iittala.
Zero Gravity 2.0 exhibition in Väre 11.10-22.10.2019
Exhibitions and fairs

Zero Gravity 2.0 Exhibition

Zero Gravity 2.0 exhibition at Väre Main Lobby
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