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From a pulp mill to a fashion show

14.03.2014 Top-level research, cooperation, and tenacity gave rise to a fibre made of domestic birch pulp which even Marimekko found convincing.

Marimekko fashion show includes dress knitted out of birch cellulose fibre

13.03.2014 The first garment made out of birch cellulose fibre using the Ioncell method is displayed at a fashion show of the design company Marimekko in Finland on 13 March.

80 years of conferment ceremonies in technology celebrated in October

12.03.2014 The Aalto University schools of technology celebrate their 23rd ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees on 10 October 2014 in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland. This year the ceremony will be organised by the School of Chemical Technology, and its theme is ‘80 years of conferment ceremonies in technology’.

Favourite tree becomes natural goretex

11.03.2014 Finland is the most heavily forested country in Europe. Three professors from the Department of Forest Products Technology revealed their favourite tree and told us what they would make from it.

Student information portal Into to require login temporarily

28.02.2014 A backup version of student information portal Into available for non-Aalto users.

Lauri Rautkari is making new and better wood products

20.02.2014 Newly-appointed Assistant Professor is researching innovative wood and natural fibre products that use solid wood and other natural materials.

The School of Chemical Technology launches its new website

13.02.2014 The update makes it easier to find information and browse the site on a mobile phone or tablet.

Nanotechnology to help in healing hearts

12.02.2014 Professor Sami Franssila is participating in a research project that could, if successful, revolutionise the treatment of coronary thrombosis and brain damage.

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