News & Events


11,741 bachelor's level applicants to Aalto University this spring

2. July 2015

The results of national joint applications to higher education institutions have been published through the Studyinfo service.

Studies, Other

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  • joint_applications

JOM named the Kalevala the Greatest Work of Materials Fiction

30. June 2015

The Kalevala is ranked number one in the Top Ten Greatest Works of Materials Fiction, revealed by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).

Honored, Cooperation

Bachelor’s degree selection results published through Studyinfo at the latest on 3 July

29. June 2015

Keep up-to-date through My Studyinfo -service


Open University courses in Autumn

25. June 2015

Courses are open to everyone regardless of their background or age.


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  • open_courses
  • open_university

Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology awarded grants for doctoral studies and postdoctoral visits

14. June 2015

The Foundation received a record number of 147 applications, of which 24 received a grant, totalling 178 000 eur.

Studies, Honored, Research

Helsinki Scientific Award to Professor Maarit Karppinen

9. June 2015

Professor Maarit Karppinen is one of the leading researchers of functional oxide materials in the world.


Aalto University appoints new professors to the Tenure Track Career System

5. June 2015

The following persons have been appointed tenure track professors:


Professor Orlando Rojas received 2015 Nanotechnology Division Technical Award and IMERYS Prize

5. June 2015

TAPPI announced 2015 Nanotechnology Division Technical Award Winner

Other, Honored

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Cellulose turning into a supermaterial of the future

4. June 2015

Broad-based cooperation multiplying the value of Finnish wood.

Research, Cooperation

Aalto Festival brought together thousands of participants in May

2. June 2015

The two-week festival featured over 40 events making the talents of Aalto University visible in Helsinki and Espoo.


Metsävisa competitors and teachers visited

1. June 2015

A group of 30 people, 15 students and their teachers visted Department of Forest Products Technology.

Studies, Other

Academy of Finland grants EUR 13.6 million to support profiling

29. May 2015

Funding will be used to cover the recruitment of professors to key research areas.

Other, Research

Emma Master has received an ERC Consolidator Grant

25. May 2015

The project aims to accelerate benefits of the genomic era, by finding novel proteins and enzymes with totally new and useful properties.

Research, Cooperation

28.5. Media Lab Demo Day

20. May 2015

Our open for all spring party and “exhibition” Demo Day happens, as always, in the end of May.

Studies, Other

Even wastewater treatment plants need fitness tests

13. May 2015

The entrepreneurs behind Toihan Oy used to work at the Department of Forest Products Technology and have now found their niche in the forest industry.

Cooperation, Other

Aalto University – the driver of the multidisciplinary bioeconomy

22. April 2015

Professors, researchers, representatives from industry and other interested stakeholders met at Dean's Circle event.

Studies, Research, Cooperation

Aalto Event Book, winner of the Energy Efficiency & Low Carbon Competition

26. March 2015

Significant economic benefits from increasing efficiency in using space facilities in the Otaniemi area


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  • energy

With spring comes Aalto Festival!

20. March 2015

Aalto Festival is a collection of events, exhibitions, and seminars, showcasing the talents of Aalto University students, graduates and faculty.


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Nomination period for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize begins

16. March 2015

Aalto University is a strategic partner of TAF.


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Otaniemi becoming a versatile urban area

10. March 2015

The development of the campus is proceeding in cooperation with all operators in the area.


AaltoCell™ concept successful in international biorefinery competition

6. March 2015

The most recent innovations in the field of bioeconomy have been applied in the development of the biorefinery project.

Honored, Research, Cooperation, Other

Aalto Start-Up Center has created nearly two thousand new jobs

26. February 2015

In 2013 alone the number of new jobs created increased by almost 20 per cent.


Researchers developed a cost-effective and efficient rival for platinum

18. February 2015

Researchers succeeded in creating an electrocatalyst that is needed for storing electric energy made of carbon and iron.


  • energy

Co-operation was discussed at the Bay Area Alumni meet

13. February 2015

A great group of people gathered with different backgrounds, all of them having Aalto in common.


The latest installation lectures available on video

9. February 2015

Aalto University's newly tenured professors gave lectures on the pressing issues in their respective fields.


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