Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

Science and art

Nanocarbon materials are challenging silicon – from transparent electronics to bendable 3D displays

6. syyskuu 2017

Carbon gets exciting new applications through nanoscale technologies.

Science and art

  • nanoelectronics
  • nanocarbon
  • nanobud
  • materials_research
  • nanotechnology
  • carbon_nanotubes

Special journal issue showcases Aalto University’s materials research

13. kesäkuu 2017

The special issue of Advanced Electronic Materials published by Wiley Inc. presents 12 articles on materials research conducted at Aalto University.

Press releases Science and art

  • advanced_electronic_materials
  • electronics
  • quantum_technology
  • materials_research

Researchers create anticancer nanomaterials by simulating underwater volcanic conditions

12. toukokuu 2017

The novel method enables making nanoclusters of zinc peroxide in an environmentally friendly manner.

Science and art

Left in customs for 20 years, rubidium finds permanent storage site with the help of Aalto University

24. maaliskuu 2017

The deciding factor in the search for a permanent storage site came from the universities and their research collaboration.


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

From a problem to a solution in 7 minutes

2. maaliskuu 2017

The Helsinki Challenge competition semi-finalist teams, with eight from Aalto, pitched their solutions for the UN's sustainable development goals in just seven minutes.

Cooperation Science and art

  • Helsinki_Challenge
  • finland100
  • sustainability

New year, new departments

2. tammikuu 2017

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


Aalto participates in Helsinki Challenge

29. marraskuu 2016

New contacts prompted Tanja Kallio to participate in the competition. Kallio and her team have developed a new type of catalyst.


  • Helsinki_Challenge
  • finland100
  • research

Research project on renewable energy storage receives sought-after funding from Horizon 2020

25. marraskuu 2016

Aalto University’s share of the funding is about half a million euros.

Science and art

  • Renewable_energy
  • Horizon_2020

Schools of technology will hold the third joint Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees

7. lokakuu 2016

The doctors and honorary doctors to be conferred will be accepted as members of the technical science community.


Aalto University receives almost 5,7 million euros key project funding from the Academy of Finland

3. lokakuu 2016

The funding is especially geared towards early-career researchers.

Science and art

Circular economy, metals and entrepreneurship combined as a postgraduate course for the first time

30. syyskuu 2016

Pitch training and the pitch competition were the highlight for many participants.


  • Metals
  • Circular_Economy
  • sustainability

Nanofiber scaffolds demonstrate new features in the behaviour of stem and cancer cells

22. elokuu 2016

A discovery in the field of biomaterials may open new frontiers in stem and cancer cell manipulation and associated advanced therapy development.

Science and art

Baker's yeast to help in fight against blue-green algal toxins

1. heinäkuu 2016

A team of students from Aalto University and the University of Helsinki will take part in the iGEM competition a world-wide, synthetic biology event.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • iGEM
  • sustainability

New surface makes oil contamination remove itself

17. kesäkuu 2016

Researchers of Aalto University have developed surfaces where oil transports itself to desired directions.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Aalto University decides on tuition fee amounts

2. kesäkuu 2016

Uniform pricing for the bachelor’s programme and the master’s programmes.


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.

Press releases Cooperation

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.

Press releases

  • recycling
  • textiles
  • Trash-2-Cash
  • sustainability

Chemistry happens in the Freshman labs

26. huhtikuu 2016

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

Studies Press releases

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.

Honored Press releases

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.

Press releases

Towards more efficient gene therapy by investigating interactions of polyelectrolytes

16. helmikuu 2016

A recent thesis investigated the interactions of charged polymers in salt solution.

Science and art Press releases

  • healthcapitalhelsinki
  • health_and_wellbeing
  • health_technology
  • healthcare

A maker of better materials

12. helmikuu 2016

Professor Tanja Kallio develops ecological, safe and affordable materials for batteries and electrocatalysts.

Science and art

  • raw_materials
  • sustainability

Professor Metal

25. tammikuu 2016

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

Science and art Cooperation

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