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Artificial human tissues and nature’s super coatings – the materials exhibition that took Slush by storm is now coming to Otaniemi
Come along to Aalto University and learn about the latest developments in materials research. At the same time, you can also admire the Ioncell dress worn by Finland’s First Lady Jenni Haukio at the Independence Day Reception.
Intelligent materials make the manufacturing ecosystems and companies’ business models more sustainable
Better use of information and materials requires intense and more open cooperation between companies.
2018 in a glimpse: materials revolution, Nobel laureates in economics, and students’ breathtaking art projects
This past year art and science were celebrated once again at Aalto University
Attitude, attitude and attitude - students received advice on working life at the School of Chemical Engineering's CHEM Career Forum
The Career Forum attracted more than 20 companies and nearly 300 students interested in working life and summer jobs.
The effects of tramadol vary individually. Now they can be monitored more accurately by quick measuring of drug concentrations.
With this new equipment, the output of Ioncell fibre can increase up to a hundredfold, enabling cooperation with even more companies.
EIT InnoEnergy call is an opportunity for Aalto researcher to get funding for such a research which is elemental part of a commercial innovation idea. InnoEnergy typical investment has been from 1-2 MEUR.
An Aalto University-designed and -produced dress made of birch trees shows how one day we will all look—and feel—good in sustainable fabrics
EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility aim to make a sustainable and competitive society.
Greenhouse utilising pulp mill residual streams wins Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s Innovation Contest for Students
This innovation developed by Aalto University students may revolutionise Finnish food production by means of the circular economy.
Mohammad Tavakkoli receives Gustav Komppa award for his exceptional doctoral dissertation in the field of chemistry
According to the jury, Tavakkoli’s dissertation is of the highest possible research quality in chemical engineering.
Designed by Aalto students Emma Saarnio and Helmi Liikanen, the dress evokes nature with exquisite materiality and minimalist lines
New materials play an important role in sustainable development and combatting climate change. New uses for old materials can also be a major industrial opportunity: for example, the value of biomass from forests in Finland can be doubled if used for manufacturing products of higher added value.
Research enhances understanding of sustainable production and consumption systems in circular economy
What does the recent research offer us in the fields of metal- and wood-based fiber systems for circular economy? How can we build sustainable business models and governance of circular systems? These issues were taken a closer look at Aalto Sustainability Hub’s seminar in November 2018.
Suvi Laitinen and Lena Maula win Millennium Youth Prize by outlining a solution to Alzheimer disease treatment
Suvi Laitinen and Lena Maula win Millennium Youth Prize by outlining a solution to Alzheimer disease treatment. The competing innovators, aged 14-18, rose to the challenge of creating innovations in health technology and sustainable energy.
A large group of representatives of industry took part in the Industry Meets FinnCERES event on 5 November 2018 at Paasitorni in Helsinki.
Multidisciplinary student team from Aalto University and the University of Helsinki made it to the top category out of three in iGEM Giant Jamboree 24–28 October in Boston.
The atomic layer deposition (ALD) technique developed by Tuomo Suntola revolutionised information technology in the 2000s. Now researchers are using it to make better catalysts, solar cells of record efficiency and hybrid materials that transport medicines and generate electricity from bodily waste heat.
A novel approach to construct a highly active and durable nanocatalyst offers solutions to energy storage problems
A green, simple and easy method opens up new possibilities for MOF-based nanocatalysts.