Researchers printed energy producing photographs

26. heinäkuu 2016

With the method developed in Aalto University, any picture or text could be inkjet-printed as a solar cell.

Science and art

  • Renewable

Registration for the Ceremonial Conferment is now open!

11. heinäkuu 2016

The registration closes on September 15.


Baker's yeast to help in fight against blue-green algal toxins

1. heinäkuu 2016

A team of students from Aalto University and the University of Helsinki will take part in the iGEM competition a world-wide, synthetic biology event.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • iGEM
  • sustainability

9 606 applicants to Aalto in the joint application process

1. heinäkuu 2016

The results of the joint applications to higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service.


  • Applications

Professorship strengthens the cooperation of ABB and Aalto in Industrial Internet solutions

22. kesäkuu 2016

Dr. Iiro Harjunkoski has been appointed Adjunt Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering.


New surface makes oil contamination remove itself

17. kesäkuu 2016

Researchers of Aalto University have developed surfaces where oil transports itself to desired directions.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

The many possibilities of the digital revolution

17. kesäkuu 2016

The Internet Forum, a public lecture series, which is open to everyone free-of-charge, will focus on current topics related to digitalisation.

Science and art

Nordic Five Tech university network celebrates 10 years of collaboration

14. kesäkuu 2016

The theme for the Nordic network’s 10-year anniversary conference in Trondheim was the societal impact of universities.


  • nordicfivetech
  • N5T
  • nordic5tech

Industrial Internet Campus creating a factory of the future

14. kesäkuu 2016

AIIC is expanding its research from discrete automation to cover Industrial Internet applications for the process industry.

Science and art

  • Sirkka-Liisa_Jämsä-Jounela
  • Martti_Mäntylä
  • AIIC
  • industrial_internet

Aalto University receives quality label

13. kesäkuu 2016

An international audit team rated highly the well-functioning quality system.

Press releases

Kati Hagros appointed Aalto University’s Chief Digital Officer

13. kesäkuu 2016

She will be responsible for planning Aalto's digital transformation strategy and roadmap, change process, and managing the IT services.

Press releases

  • Kati_Hagros
  • digitalisation
  • appointment

Sustainable development important and challenging in wood construction today

13. kesäkuu 2016

International conference enables mutual, experience-based learning.

Science and art Cooperation

  • WoodForum
  • sustainability
  • Wood

A wealth of events at Aalto Festival gathered thousands of participants again

8. kesäkuu 2016

The festival kicked off in a happy atmosphere at Kiasma on 17 May and the last events were organised this week as May was drawing to an end.

Campus Studies Science and art Cooperation Other

Young people perceive Aalto University as trailblazer

6. kesäkuu 2016

According to an image survey, Aalto is Finland's best known university with highest overall scores among under 30-year-olds.


  • reputation
  • Image_survey
  • Taloututkimus

World Cultural Council awarded Professor Kalevi Ekman, Founder of Design Factory

6. kesäkuu 2016

The award is a recognition for Ekman’s work to promote international, multidisciplinary and inspiring learning.

Honored Press releases

Plenty of growth potential in the bioeconomy

3. kesäkuu 2016

Bioeconomy already employs one in ten Finns. However, the field is still in its infancy and there are plenty of opportunities for growth companies.


  • bioeconomy
  • VTT

Aalto University decides on tuition fee amounts

2. kesäkuu 2016

Uniform pricing for the bachelor’s programme and the master’s programmes.


Biochemical engineer Frances Arnold wins 2016 Millennium Technology Prize

24. toukokuu 2016

She receives the prize recognition of her discoveries to create new and better proteins in the laboratory.

Honored Science and art

Alumni Challenge launched by telephone

23. toukokuu 2016

Hundreds of Aalto alumni received a campaign phone call during one evening.

Cooperation Other

Financial Times: Aalto EE is already the 45th best in the world

23. toukokuu 2016

Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) is now the world's 45th best provider of executive education out of thousands of institutions.

Studies Honored Cooperation

Winner of Millennium Technology Prize 2016 to be announced on 24 May

20. toukokuu 2016

The prize is a Finnish tribute to technological innovations for a better life. Aalto University alumni and the public are welcome to join the events.

Science and art Cooperation Other

  • TAF
  • Technology_Academy_Finland
  • millennium_prize
  • millennium_talks
  • Millenium_Technology_Prize
  • millennium_technology_prize

The rebirth of pulp

20. toukokuu 2016

CHEMARTS brings together biomaterials and design students. Their encounters sprout ideas that can make the world a better place.

Science and art

  • chemarts

Stora Enso enters into strategic partnership with Aalto University

19. toukokuu 2016

The company has signed strategic partnership also with Chalmers University of Technology and the Royal Institute of Technology.

Press releases Cooperation

Jouko Lampinen appointed Dean of the Aalto University School of Science

19. toukokuu 2016

Lampinen starts his five-year period as Dean on 1 June.

Press releases

  • School_of_Science
  • Risto_Nieminen
  • Jouko_Lampinen
  • dean
  • appointment
  • tuula_teeri

Fibres from textile waste to be turned into new attractive consumer products

18. toukokuu 2016

Trash textiles are a valuable resource that should not be left untapped. Aalto and VTT are participating in an EU project called Trash-2-Cash.

Press releases

  • recycling
  • textiles
  • Trash-2-Cash
  • sustainability
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