Promising results obtained with a new electrocatalyst that reduces the need for platinum

23. maaliskuu 2017

Researchers succeeded in manufacturing electrocatalysts with one hundredth of the amount of platinum that is usually needed.

Science and art Press releases

The latest installation lectures available on video

21. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of miniature robotics and optimizing human-computer interaction, among other things.

Science and art

Opening of the Health Technology House celebrated in Otaniemi

21. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto brings research, teaching and entrepreneurs within the field of health technology under one roof with an aim to expedite the creation of innovations.

Science and art Cooperation

Aalto University introduced its research to the industrial minerals company Imerys

16. maaliskuu 2017

‘Aalto is an interesting collaboration partner, because you invest in corporate collaboration in addition to high-grade academic research’

Science and art Cooperation

"An insufficient education makes it difficult to get a foot in the door when it comes to working life"

13. maaliskuu 2017

Alumni seminar participants find that Finns must work to improve their interaction, mathematics and communication skills.


  • learning
  • alumni

Young Researcher Entrepreneur of the Year award to climbing wall developer

9. maaliskuu 2017

Raine Kajastila, a graduate of Aalto University, has developed a technology that transforms an ordinary climbing wall into a games platform. This has become a successful product and business.

Honored Science and art

  • raine_kajastila
  • augmented_reality
  • researcher_entrepreneur

Art and Design at Aalto rose to the 13th place worldwide

8. maaliskuu 2017

The QS ranking also listed Architecture and Management in the top 100.


  • architecture
  • Art_and_design
  • rankings
  • QS_ranking

Alexander Frey wants to cut health costs with specialised yeast

7. maaliskuu 2017

The Professor of Molecular biotechnology has harnessed a hardy workforce for tasks such as manufacturing cheap medicines and biofuels.

Science and art

  • tenure_track
  • installation_lectures
  • biotechnology

Summer courses at Open University

1. maaliskuu 2017

Open University courses are open to everyone regardless of their background or age. Open University offers individual courses in Business, Technology, Languages and Art and Design.


Finnish Cultural Foundation's award to an architectural pioneer

28. helmikuu 2017

Associate Professor Jenni Reuter was awarded for empathy transcending cultural borders as well as for human-sized architecture.


  • Jenni_Reuter
  • Finnish_Cultural_Foundation

Tuula Teeri appointed President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

23. helmikuu 2017

Tuula Teeri will leave her position as the President of Aalto University probably in the late autumn.

Press releases Other

  • IVA
  • anne_brunila
  • tuula_teeri

An AI application that promotes the well-being of kin carers wins the hackathon

15. helmikuu 2017

The application created for the Apotti project will have a great societal impact.

Studies Honored

  • public_services
  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • public_sector
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Aalto University endowment portfolio returned 6.1% in 2016

14. helmikuu 2017

The purpose of the endowment is to generate additional funding for top quality research and education.

Press releases Other

  • endowment

Aalto University and Saab sign a ten-year cooperation agreement

10. helmikuu 2017

The aim is to strengthen their cooperation, especially in long-term sensor technology research.

Science and art Cooperation Press releases

  • sensor_technology
  • SAAB
  • cooperation
  • tuula_teeri
  • signal_processing

Finland wants to be world’s number one in artificial intelligence

9. helmikuu 2017

Samuel Kaski, Professor in Machine Learning, who participated in Prime Minister Sipilä’s panel on artificial intelligence likes the challenge.

Science and art Other

  • data_mining
  • artificial_intelligence
  • machine_learning
  • data_science

Towards a better world – steAAAm it!

8. helmikuu 2017

Nanomaji represents Aalto University in CESAER’s new video campaign for a better world.

Studies Cooperation

Aalto Start-Up Center has moved to Otaniemi

2. helmikuu 2017

Growth entrepreneurs, Aalto University and the entire surrounding society will benefit from the cooperation.


  • start-up_center
  • startup
  • start-up

Aalto and Finland 100 projects' kick-off

27. tammikuu 2017

CodeBus Africa and a satellite to space. The Aalto projects showcase knowledge and know-how from the past to present and into the future.

Science and art Cooperation

  • codebus_africa
  • gamechangers
  • finland100

Innovative digital solutions arise through cooperation between students and public sector actors

23. tammikuu 2017

Finalists' presentations will be heard at the grand event ‘Finland100 – Digital Superpower’.


  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • digitalisation
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Students develop new innovations for a smart crane

17. tammikuu 2017

Students and researchers develop new products and solutions at the Industrial Internet Campus using the open interfaces and data from the crane.

Cooperation Press releases

  • smart_crane
  • Siemens
  • konecranes
  • AIIC
  • industrial_internet

Deloitte and OP challenge Aalto students to revitalise declining localities

17. tammikuu 2017

Serving people is at the core of Social Hackathon.


  • partners
  • OP
  • Deloitte
  • hackathon

Eight Aalto teams in Helsinki Challenge semifinals

16. tammikuu 2017

The Finland 100 jubilee year brings Finnish universities together to change the world.

Science and art Press releases

  • Helsinki_Challenge
  • finland100
  • sustainability

Master’s Program in Advanced Energy Solutions starts in September 2017

10. tammikuu 2017

The application period for the new program is open till 25 January 2017.


  • Advanced_Energy_Solutions
  • sustainability
  • energy

The theme of the Science Forum 2017 is The Limits of Freedom

3. tammikuu 2017

The Science Forum will take place on 11-15 January.

Science and art

  • The_Science_Forum_2017

New year, new departments

2. tammikuu 2017

From January 1 onwards, there have been three departments at the School of Chemical Engineering.


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