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

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

Alumni Challenge launched by telephone

23. toukokuu 2016

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

Cooperation Other

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

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

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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.

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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.


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.

Architecture, construction and competence as themes of FWBN

12. toukokuu 2016

Welcome to the Forum Wood Building Nordic organised at Aalto University on 15-17 June 2016.

Science and art Cooperation

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  • Conference
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Magazine puts focus on materials research

4. toukokuu 2016

Aalto University Magazine 16 examines a key research area that focuses on materials and the sustainable use of natural resources.


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Students at the world’s edge

28. huhtikuu 2016

Students of the Sustainable Global Technologies studio course talk about their experiences in Mexico, Uganda and the island of Lesbos on 16 May.

Studies Cooperation

Nokia donates 200 000 euros to Aalto University

27. huhtikuu 2016

The company is also founding a joint research unit with Aalto and the University of Helsinki.


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  • fundraising

Researchers and companies generate ideas together

26. huhtikuu 2016

Make it Digital! workshop seeks bold research initiatives in the fields of industrial internet, cyber security, 5G network and big data.

Science and art Cooperation

Chemistry happens in the Freshman labs

26. huhtikuu 2016

Course participants analysed, planned and 'danced the samba' - with workplace skills in mind.


The Aalto Festival website is now open!

11. huhtikuu 2016

The festival takes place in Espoo and Helsinki 16–31 May.

Cooperation Science and art Studies Other

Professor of Environmental Policy Rauno Sairinen awarded grant by Tapani Järvinen Environmental Technology Fund

6. huhtikuu 2016

Sairinen’s research has supported the development of environmental responsibility of mining in Finland.


Aalto University ranked 28th in the world among young universities

6. huhtikuu 2016

Times Higher Education listed 150 rising stars.


Aalto University integrates all core activities at the main campus in Otaniemi

5. huhtikuu 2016

The School of Business will also be located in Otaniemi.


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From IDBM club to a collective of multi-talented people

5. huhtikuu 2016

Creativity and solving multidimensional problems are at the core of design thinking.


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  • design

Aalto University accepts 1126 applicants for master's studies

29. maaliskuu 2016

A total of 3 355 people applied for master's degree studies during the application period that ended on the 15th of January.


  • admissions
  • admission_results

Researchers developed manufacturing method for microbatteries with organic electrode materials

29. maaliskuu 2016

Lithium terephthalate is a recently found anode material for a lithium-ion battery.

Art and design at Aalto ranked 17th in university comparison

22. maaliskuu 2016

In the QS ranking also three other Aalto University subjects placed in the top 100.

Science and art Cooperation

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Excellent academic results for Aalto University in 2015

22. maaliskuu 2016

New Master’s Degree programmes were launched in autumn 2015. Aalto also further sharpened its research profile in key areas.

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Aalto University granted €12 million for profiling by Academy of Finland

18. maaliskuu 2016

The funding supports the University in strengthening the research fields chosen.

Science and art

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International cooperation makes building with wood even more attractive

11. maaliskuu 2016

This is the main European conference for wood construction. It brings together researchers, builders and decision-makers at Aalto in June.


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