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Ioncell-lankoja
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Aalto speeds up development of ecological textile fibres with new pilot plant

With this new equipment, the output of Ioncell fibre can increase up to a hundredfold, enabling cooperation with even more companies.
Haukio and Niinistö. Photo: Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva
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Take Finland’s lead and choose clothes you don’t have to feel guilty about

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
Ioncell
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Bacterial bandages and recycled fibres: Aalto brings a materials revolution to Slush

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.
Urban mobility
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Aalto University is a founding partner of two new EIT Innovation communities

EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility aim to make a sustainable and competitive society.
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Aalto University and Singapore University of Technology and Design enter broad collaboration agreement

The collaboration will increase student exchanges, boost staff and faculty mobility, and advance innovation and entrepreneurship

The Energy Garage is open for business!

The Energy Garage is open to everyone, regardless of their degree programme or academic background.
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Docent Markku Hurme receives IChemE Journals 2013 Best Reviewers Award

Based on both the quality and quantity of the reviews, the final 34 winners were evaluated and selected by the Editorial Team.
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Scientists demonstrate efficient energy transfer mechanism for graphene sensors and transistors

Aalto University researchers have demonstrated a new type of scattering process to provide an efficient energy transfer mechanism in graphene.
Research & Art
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SYSTEM RESEARCH - "Studies from Aalto University in the Area of Neuroscience Described (Neuromagnetic brain responses to other person's eye blinks seen on video)"

Recent findings of the researchers of the Brain Research Unit reveal that eye blinks may relate to the social importance of facial gestures.
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Field of Science - Epiphenom: "Supernatural believers see minds at work behind random patterns"

A recent article of the neuroscientists of Aalto University and University of Helsinki, is reviewed in the Field of Science blog -"Epiphenom".
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We Go to the Forest in our New Learning Space

The inviting AEREA Forum, in which one can work leaning on a pine trunk or gather on a birch green sofa, was hatched with student strength.
Studies
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Finnish research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body

Researchers Aalto University have revealed how emotions are experienced in the body.
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Green property services produce customer value

Green property services can improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of properties, while also producing customer value.
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Improvement in the Times Higher Education ranking

Aalto has been ranked in the top 100 universities for engineering and technology subjects.
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5G Research @ Aalto website launched

The 5G Research @ Aalto consists of multidisciplinary research groups from different departments of the School of Electrical Engineering.
Research & Art
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Designer fascinated by birch fibre

Eveliina Netti used Ioncell developed at Aalto University to make a bow tie and handkerchief for men who appreciate ecology and a playful style.
Research & Art
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Aalto University is home to top-quality innovation and enterprise activities

In a recent MIT study of the world's leading 200 universities, Aalto University was grouped among the five rising stars.
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Paradox City Exhibition
Exhibitions and fairs

Paradox City

The exhibition showcases the diversity of cultural, built and grown layers that co-create the home of a multidisciplinary community on Aalto University's campus.
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Lectures and seminars

Arts Books Talks

Welcome to Arts Books Talks!
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Lectures and seminars

Architecture Speaks! lecture series

Popular ARCHITECTURE SPEAKS! lecture series continues. It is a collaboration of Aalto University and the Museum of Finnish Architecture.
Ville Pulkki Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts
Exhibitions and fairs

Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts by professor Ville Pulkki

This exhibition comes from my curiosity towards finding a form of representing mathematical concepts through music in a clear and understandable way.