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Research and learning infrastructures

Research and learning infrastructures

Aalto University hosts high-level facilities for research, teaching and innovation, including unique nationally significant research infrastructures. Continuous development and collaboration with partners guarantees first class environment for researchers, students and wider Aalto community. These infrastructures are open for everyone. Their access policy, training requirements and operation expenses differ from one to another. Details are best found from their individual websites.
 

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Aalto University's significant research and learning infrastructures

Aalto University Acoustic Lab

Aalto Acoustics Lab

Aalto Acoustics Lab is a multidisciplinary research center that focuses on audio processing and spatial sound technologies. The laboratory gathers professors and research teams from three different units: Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Media.

Starlab antenna characterization chamber

Aalto Electronics-ICT

Aalto Electronics-ICT is an infrastructure for research and education in the fields of electromagnetics and material studies, electronic circuit design and microelectronics, radio science and engineering, and space science and technology.

Aalto Ice Tank

Aalto Ice Tank

Aalto Ice Tank is a multipurpose basin ideally suited for testing ships and other maritime structures in ice conditions.

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Aalto NeuroImaging Infrastructure

ANI research infrastructure houses four functional neuroimaging modalities, navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (nTMS) at Aalto TMS, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) at Advanced Magnetic Imaging (AMI) Centre, magnetoencephalography (MEG) at MEG Core and Aalto Behavioral Laboratory (ABL).

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Aalto nextG

Aalto nextG is an infrastructure supporting research on future mobile networks. It is operated by the School of Electrical Engineering's Comnet technical support services.

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Aalto Studios

Aalto Studios weaves together the players of the creative economy: designers, filmmakers, YouTubers, game developers, performing artists, educators, angel investors, public-sector operators, and more in Finland, Scandinavia, Europe, and beyond.

Aalto Bioproduct Centre

Bioeconomy Infrastructure

The Bioeconomy Infrastructure uses pre-treatment technology, thermal and catalytic processing, and biotechnology to produce a range of chemicals and fuel components and other materials from renewable inputs.

Two students working at the Aalto University Design Factory's PrintLab

Design Factory

Design Factory develops creative ways of working, spatial solutions and enhanced interdisciplinary interaction to support world-class product design in educational, research and practical application contexts.

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OtaNano

Otaniemi research infrastructure for micro- and nanotechnologies (OtaNano) is a national research infrastructure (RI) focusing on competitive research in nanoscience and -technology, and in quantum technologies.

Metsähovi Radio Observatory's 14-metre radio telescope

Metsähovi Radio Observatory

Metsähovi Radio Observatory is the only astronomical radio observatory in Finland. Metsähovi’s main instrument is the 14-metre radio telescope, which is used around the clock, every day of the year. Its observational data is used, e.g., for studying active galaxies, the Sun, and the rotation of the Earth.

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National Standards Laboratory

National Standards Laboratory of Aalto focuses on optical radiation measurements at the highest level of accuracy.

Raw Materials

Raw Materials Research Infrastructure

RAMI Raw Materials is a national, joint research infrastructure. Its target is to strengthen the long-term core expertise in Otaniemi (together with GTK and VTT), and to place Finland among the strong actors in natural and new inorganic material research needed in the circular economy.

Triton cluster detail photograph

Science-IT

Science-IT provides infrastructure for high-level computational research at Aalto University and is coordinated by the School of Science.