New connections were made at the New York Alumni meet

10. February 2016

The alumni represented Business and Technology as well as Arts and Design.


President Sauli Niinistö to be awarded Honorary Doctorate by the Aalto University School of Business

10. February 2016

The School of Business will confer the title of Honorary Doctor on President Sauli Niinistö at the Ceremonial Conferment on May 20.


Aalto decides allocation of effects of the statutory negotiations

29. January 2016

Total layoffs 188, personnel reductions by other means 128.


University of Helsinki and Aalto University seal strategic partnership

26. January 2016

Benefitting from each other's strengths, the universities' joint aim is to develop internationally attractive research and teaching environments.


Professor Metal

25. January 2016

Mari Lundström wants to recover and reuse metals. She approaches her task with a steely resolve.

Research, Cooperation

150 000 Euros in ERC funding to commercialise thermoelectric materials

22. January 2016

The materials developed by Maarit Karppinen’s research group could improve energy efficiency.


  • energy_efficiency
  • energy

Bicycle designed by students is powered by solar energy

20. January 2016

Students on the Advanced Project Design course implemented a solar powered electric bicycle.

Studies, Other

Aalto University's statutory negotiations ended

18. January 2016

Reductions affect a max. of 190 persons. In addition, the number of personnel decreases by approx. 130 persons through e.g. retirements.


  • statutory_negotiations_ended
  • statutory_negotiations

New thin film materials to suit the needs of future energy technology

15. January 2016

A recent doctoral dissertation introduces the atomic layer deposition of transparent conductors.


Anne Brunila appointed Chair of the Aalto University Board

14. January 2016

Mikko Kosonen was appointed Vice Chair.


  • board_members
  • vice_chair
  • chair
  • anne_brunila
  • aalto_university_board
  • mikko_kosonen

Changes in the Otaniemi campus area

17. December 2015

Due to construction work on the building Väre, Otaniementie closes to traffic between Vuorimiehentie and Tietotie. Bus services on alternate routes.


Critical catalyst materials research receives funding from Horizon 2020

17. December 2015

The research aims to provide alternatives to critical metals used in certain chemical reactions and energy conversions.


  • Horizon_2020
  • critical_materials
  • CritCat

Graphene nanoribbons get metallic

15. December 2015

Researchers at Aalto University have succeeded in experimentally realizing metallic graphene nanoribbons that are only 5 carbon atoms wide.


Aalto Magazine focuses on the theme of global business operations

15. December 2015

Aalto University Magazine 15 examines international business activities and related education in a changing global operating environment.


  • communications
  • CEMS
  • international
  • global_business
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • start-up
  • magazine

Bioeconomy night at Heureka made an attendance record

11. December 2015

Aalto University was one of the organizers of a one-day-event called "Biotalouden yö".

Studies, Cooperation, Other

  • chemarts
  • puunjalostustekniikka
  • puunjalostus
  • biotalous

ABB has created an award to honor and support outstanding post-doctoral research

10. December 2015

The award is USD 300 000. The application deadline is January 31, 2016.


  • digi

Biodesign Finland brings new solutions to the hospital world

10. December 2015

An interdisciplinary team will develop biomedical technologies that can be commercialised.


Fortune favours the brave – both in science and entrepreneurship

7. December 2015

Aalto University boosted entrepreneurial spirit at a Morocco-based conference promoting peace in the Middle East.

Studies, Cooperation, Other

  • avp
  • aalto_ventures_program
  • entrepreneurship

A boost to product development from Aaltonaut

7. December 2015

The minor programme combines different academic fields encouraging students towards curiosity and initiative.


  • bootcamp
  • aaltonaut

A public lecture series of Cyber Security

3. December 2015

Discussion on cyber security will continue in spring 2016 with a series of five lectures.

Other, Studies

  • digi

Application period to Aalto University's Master's programmes starts soon

23. November 2015

Application period for Master’s programmes at Aalto University 1 December 2015 – 15 January 2016


  • application_period
  • admissions

The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries donates 5 million euros

20. November 2015

According to President Tuula Teeri we can keep building a stronger industry and Finland with the help of the donation.


  • fundraising
  • federation_of_finnish_technology_industries
  • donations
  • digi

Aalto University researchers successful in the competition for ERC funding

19. November 2015

Aalto has succeeded exceedingly well in obtaining funding from the EU framework programme.


Bachelor's students developed solutions to increase Posti's business opportunities

11. November 2015

The Aalto Crossroads was a high-class case competition.

Studies, Cooperation

Up to one hundred companies born at Aalto University every year

10. November 2015

Aalto presents at Slush its entrepreneurship activities and companies that have sprung from the university.


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