Dr.Sci.(Tech) Elina Kähkönen made her first career in an international chemical industry company. Her field is chemical engineering with the major in applied microbiology. Her Doctoral research (2007-2011) focused on the interaction between sustainability guidance and product development in the chemical industry. Since 2013 she has been a head of the Aaltonaut minor program. The Aaltonaut program has been the forerunner of interdisciplinary education in Aalto at Bachelor’s level. Since Aug 2021 she has lead a strategy implementation project which stives to integrate the cross-cutting themes of Aalto University; Solutions for Sustainability, Entrepreneurial Mindset, and Radical Creativity in education.