HeatStock ties for first place in Helsinki Challenge idea competition

24. marraskuu 2017

Aalto-led team develops material that stores heat.

Honored Science and art Press releases

Sweaty relief from acne

22. marraskuu 2017

The Aalto-Helsinki iGEM team seeking a solution to acne won silver in Boston.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • igem_2017
  • iGEM

PhD Mari Lundström appointed as Assistant Professor in the field of Materials Science and Engineering

21. marraskuu 2017

Dean Janne Laine has appointed Mari Lundström, PhD, as a four-year fixed-term Assistant Professor (2nd term) position from 1 December 2017.

Science and art

Now you can take the Metro to Otaniemi

18. marraskuu 2017

The Metro line provides Aalto University with even better links to the rest of the capital region.


Slush builds on volunteer strength

16. marraskuu 2017

More than 2000 volunteers will once again take part in organising Slush, the world-famous startup event. Students Johannes Tervo and Niklas Jalonen tell us why they are excited to be on board.

Cooperation Other

  • Startups
  • aaltoes
  • Slush

Dipoli - a living room for everyone

8. marraskuu 2017

The building’s third life is as the main building of Aalto University. Welcome to visit!


Cleaning Water with Nanomaji honoured as best video in campaign

8. marraskuu 2017

The campaign aimed at showcasing how the higher education, research and innovation can be used to realise dreams and make the world a better place.


New opening in education collaboration: Upper secondary school students to join thesis defence at Aalto University

7. marraskuu 2017

The collaboration breaks down the boundaries between upper secondary and university education.

Science and art Cooperation

Three public sector organisations take part in Hackathon course

2. marraskuu 2017

130 students will conceptualise and implement digitalisation projects.


  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Digi Breakfast: Process Automation in Transition

1. marraskuu 2017

More than 100 people attended the Digi Breakfast on Mon 29 October at Aalto Bioproduct Centre.

Science and art

  • ABio
  • process_automation
  • digi_platform
  • digitalisation
  • IoT
  • 5G

Develop your green business idea in the Greenhouse programme

31. lokakuu 2017

Applications for the Greenhouse climate entrepreneurship programme are open. The programme offers business coaching and a strong European network.


  • Climate-KIC
  • climate_change
  • entrepreneurship

Finland's largest career fair in the ICT field is coming

25. lokakuu 2017

More than 100 exhibitors participate in TalentIT 2017.

Cooperation Press releases

  • TalentIT_2017
  • TalentIT
  • recruiting

Awards and honours for professors of the School of Chemical Engineering

25. lokakuu 2017

Prof. Orlando Rojas, Prof. Patrick Gane and Prof. Eero Kontturi of the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, have been acknowledged for their significant work.

Honored Science and art

Riitta Silvennoinen appointed Chief Human Resources Officer

25. lokakuu 2017

Silvennoinen will start at Aalto in February.

Press releases

  • CHRO
  • Riitta_Silvennoinen

Aalto finishes 90th in Times Higher Education (THE) Computer Science ranking

17. lokakuu 2017

Our engineering and technology field is also among the world's top 100, with its 99th place finish.


  • THE_ranking
  • Ranking

Sari Baldauf and Karel Ch. A. M. Luyben to Aalto University Board

17. lokakuu 2017

New members bring strong competencies in international leadership.


  • board
  • board_member

Creative and smart digital services for public sector organisations developed at PSHACK100 course

17. lokakuu 2017

Students are expected to bring forward innovations to support a client-centred approach.


  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • digitalisation
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Aalto Bachelor's programme in Science and Technology in English to start in 2018

13. lokakuu 2017

The graduates will be top-level experts of digital society. The first majors are Data Science and Digital Systems and Design.

Studies Science and art Other

  • digital_systems_and_design
  • bachelors_programme_in_science_and_technology
  • data_science

Aalto's Computer Science placed 73rd in NTU ranking

10. lokakuu 2017

Aalto's Chemical Engineering also ranked among the world's top one hundred universities.


  • ntu_ranking
  • Ranking

Kristiina Mäkelä appointed as Aalto University Provost

9. lokakuu 2017

The Provost leads the processes related to teaching, research, innovation and societal impact.

Press releases

  • provost

DNA nanostructures get camouflaged by proteins

6. lokakuu 2017

Straightforward and modular coating strategy can bring programmed DNA origami-based drug-delivery vehicles and nanodevices closer to clinical applications.

Science and art

  • protein
  • nanostructure
  • dna

Banking sun and wind energy

5. lokakuu 2017

How to make the storing of renewable energy cheaper and easier? If this study is successful, it will represent a major leap towards finding a solution to climate change.


  • magazine_20
  • Renewable_energy
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • solar_energy
  • research
  • magazine
  • energy

Aalto Magazine #20 examines work in the new age

4. lokakuu 2017

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 20 explores the changing nature of work and considers how the University can prepare students for it.


  • magazine_20
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Maarit Karppinen awarded ERC-PoC Funding

4. lokakuu 2017

The funded project will provide a proof-of-concept for a transparent and flexible microbattery with a wide range of possible applications.

Science and art

  • MLD
  • ALD
  • microbattery
  • ERC_grant

Kick scooters available to speed up getting around on campus

29. syyskuu 2017

The foldable scooters can be brought on the bus and even indoors, and their availability can be checked conveniently by phone.

Campus Cooperation

  • kick_scooter
  • samocat_sharing
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