Celebrating our 10th birthday

In ten years, Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business and created a world-class centre of expertise.

An aerial view of the Aalto University campus at sunset/ Photo by Mika Huisman

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a microscopic view of the bonding process when water is mixed with select plant-based particles
Research & Art, University Published:

The combination of plant-based particles and water forms an 'eco' super-glue

In a collaboration between Aalto and other research institutions, a new, ecological adhesive has been developed that rivals superglue in strength
Photo: Koite Health.
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New high-tech mouthwash uses light to kill harmful bacteria on teeth

The new method developed by Finnish researchers is based on dual-light photodynamic therapy. The method doesn’t interfere with friendly bacteria in the mouth, or cause bacterial resistance
lapsi älypotkupuvussa kuva: sampsa vanhatalo / helsingin yliopisto
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A smart jumpsuit provides information on infants’ movement and development

A new innovation by University of Helsinki and Aalto University makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment.
Halldorophone-soittimessa on puupintaa ja pyöreitä muotoja kuten sellossa, mutta siinä on myös paljon elektroniikkaa.
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This strange instrument from Joker soundtrack was invented in Finland

There are only five of them in the world. And one of them can be heard throughout the movie that just won the Oscar for Original score. This rare device is the electro-acoustic halldorophone, and its story can be traced back to Finland and to the workshops of the University of Art and Design Helsinki.
Kuva: Taiteilijan näkemys kaksikerrosgrafeenista. Antti Paraoanu.
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New study explains why superconductivity takes place in graphene

Theoretical physicists take important step in development of high temperature superconductors
Laboratoriossa käytössä oleva koeputkiteline.
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Information on coronavirus

New information on the coronavirus is updated to this webpage. Personnel and students of Aalto University are not to travel to China, South Korea, Northern Italy or Iran.

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Kiertotalouslaboratorio, Ted Nuorivaara
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A joint laboratory of circular economy was opened in Otaniemi

The Geological Survey of Finland, VTT and Aalto University work together with industry to develop solutions for the needs of a carbon-neutral and resource-efficient society.
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Ravunkuorista ja merilevästä tehtyä lankaa
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Crab-shell and seaweed compounds spin into yarns for sustainable and functional materials

Biobased fibres are made from two renewable marine resources and with promise in advanced applications, in wovens and medical materials, among others. The threads draw strength from the crab chitin component and flexibility from seaweed alginate.
maankäyttö
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Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last?

Schools, departments and units

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

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Research and Art

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.

Excellence in research

Doctoral programmes

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Art and creative practices

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Conferences and workshops

Innovations and Creativity in Climate Education

The two-day seminar displays Aalto University’s current experience in climate education, especially highlighting innovations, entrepreneurship and arts.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar (MLCS)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars are weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and are held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
Nicholas Becker
Lectures and seminars

Sound Designer Nicolas Becker Masterclass

Welcome to Nicholas Becker's Masterclass to hear about his world famous work as a sound designer, foley and sound artist.
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Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Vikas Garg "Graph Guided Predictions"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 10:00 (sharp!) in hall AS1, TUAS building.

Latest news

Kuva: Taiteilijan näkemys kaksikerrosgrafeenista. Antti Paraoanu.
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New study explains why superconductivity takes place in graphene

Theoretical physicists take important step in development of high temperature superconductors
Maria REhbinder
Honoured Published:

Finnfoto Award 2020: Maria Rehbinder

The Finnfoto Award is given annually to an individual or organization that has contributed significantly to the development of Finnish photography, as well as creating the conditions for increasing appreciation of photography.
Laboratoriotarvike.
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Coronavirus - No travelling to epidemic area

New updates: Personnel and students of Aalto University are not to travel to China, South Korea, Northern Italy or Iran.
Art as We Don't Know It kansi
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Art as We Don’t Know It invites readers into the fascinating world of bioart

Art as We Don’t Know It presents a richly illustrated selection of artworks and bioart research.
Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Campus - lively and thriving

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is a renewable and living environment for research, art, learning, entrepreneurship and housing. The campus area inspires to collaborate, try out new ideas and innovate together.

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