Aalto University to establish college in Shanghai in cooperation with Tongji University

30. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto University and Tongji University in China will establish a new college in Shanghai in the coming autumn. Aalto will participate with three of its Master's degree programmes. The first year of the Master's degree programmes will be held in China and the second in Finland.

Cooperation

Fundraising campaign exceeds all expectations

30. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto University`s fundraising campaign has received a total of 23.5 million euros in donations. Our warmest thanks to all those who donated!

Science and art Press releases Cooperation Other

  • future_is_made_today
  • heart_campus
  • fundraising

9,984 applied to Aalto University in the joint application for higher education in 2017 – study place available for 1,505 new students

28. kesäkuu 2017

Admission results for the joint application for higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service.

Studies

  • admission
  • studyinfo
  • admission_results

Artistic interventions at Kamppi Center

28. kesäkuu 2017

A new kind of public art was produced at the ‘Media Intervention in the City’ course.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Tekes funding awarded for a project aiming at understanding human emotions in digital interaction

27. kesäkuu 2017

The research will produce new understanding about the factors of effective human collaboration and the possibilities of emotion-related data in business.

Science and art Cooperation

A new community space for hundreds of growth companies opening on the Aalto campus

26. kesäkuu 2017

The Otaniemi innovation hub will get a new flagship, as A Grid, one of Europe's largest centres for growth companies opens later this year.

Campus

  • a_grid

Home Bioreactor, Local food from plant cell cultures

26. kesäkuu 2017

Niko Räty’s master thesis investigates acceptance of plant cell-based cellular agriculture by designing the home bioreactor (CellPod) that enables anyone to grow plant cells as a food in home environment.

Studies

  • Local food
  • Cellular Agriculture
  • biodesign_finland

Virtual and augmented reality in real estate business was researched in a project with Nokia

22. kesäkuu 2017

In customized student projects students learn by doing real projects for companies.

Cooperation

  • student_project
  • business_project

Provost Ilkka Niemelä appointed President of Aalto University

21. kesäkuu 2017

The Search Committee emphasised in particular the academic leadership experience, commitment to multidisciplinarity and student focus.

Press releases

  • new_President
  • Ilkka_Niemelä
  • anne_brunila
  • President

Students researched with Nokia how virtual and augmented reality could work in real estate business

20. kesäkuu 2017

In customized student projects students learn by doing real projects for companies.

The summer's heat could warm in the winter

19. kesäkuu 2017

The Aalto-led team HeatStock, with their composite material solution for storing heat energy, gets into the Helsinki Challenge final.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • HeatStock
  • Helsinki_Challenge
  • finland100

Fiskars Corporation donates EUR 250 000

19. kesäkuu 2017

The donation is designated to the field of art and design to contribute to the development of high-quality design and art education.

Cooperation Other

  • Fiskars
  • fundraising
  • donations

Academy of Finland awards 280 000 to Arts based research project, "Floating Peripheries – Mediating the Sense of Place"

19. kesäkuu 2017

In partnership with the University of Lapland over the next four-years.

Press releases Other

BA graduate Maija Mero wins the coveted LVMH Graduate Prize 2017

19. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto graduate's impressive work was honored at the Paris event. Mero received 10 000 and was hired by LVMH-owned fashion house, Kenzo.

Other

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  • fashion_designer
  • fashion
  • competition

More than a hundred events of the successful Aalto Festival presented the University

15. kesäkuu 2017

This year’s Aalto Festival kicked off already in April with the Student Union-organised Aalto Open Air district event in Otaniemi.

Campus Studies Science and art Cooperation Other

Ensto finances design research and education at Aalto

9. kesäkuu 2017

The company wants to support creativity, user-experience understanding and high standard design education.

Cooperation

  • donation
  • donations
  • design

Aalto partners with Helsinki’s Flow Festival to showcase art and creativity at the Summer’s must-see music and culture event

7. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto students will be on display throughout the festival with murals, films, videos, animations, design, art education workshops and architecture.

Cooperation Press releases Science and art Other

  • animation
  • spatial_design
  • visual_communication_design
  • creativity
  • media_department
  • art_education
  • architecture
  • film

Challenging companies to manage water risks in their value chains

5. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto is one of the founding members of a Water Stewardship Commitment that challenges companies to identify the water risks in their value chains and to develop sustainable water use.

Cooperation

  • water
  • sustainability

Aalto University granted €10.8 million for profiling by Academy of Finland

2. kesäkuu 2017

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

Other

CodeBus Africa finishes 100-day tour on a high note in Cape Town

2. kesäkuu 2017

The project reached some 1800 youth with creative coding workshops.

Cooperation

  • codebus_africa
  • Coding

Change the future, vote for the best science solution

30. toukokuu 2017

Aalto is well represented in Helsinki Challenge where one of the finalists is chosen by a public vote. Join pitch nights at the University of Helsinki on 6–7 June.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Olli Ilpo Salonen’s “Wendy and the Refugee Neverland” will be in cinemas in July

30. toukokuu 2017

The film got its start from course work and tells a story about a band that dreams of making it big.

Studies Science and art

Experiential spatial design for Youth Dreams Forum

30. toukokuu 2017

Aalto University master’s students in spatial design created encouraging experiences for young people.

Studies Science and art

Final stages in Aalto University’s fundraising campaign reached

29. toukokuu 2017

The campaign has exceeded its original target as 21.2 million euros have been raised.

Other

Aalto University and Stora Enso to build special stage for public debate forum SuomiAreena

24. toukokuu 2017

The parties' co-operation results in the Aika (Time) stage, designed by Aalto students, to celebrate Finland's centennial year.

Press releases Cooperation

  • finland100
  • SuomiAreena
  • architecture
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