Students are guided to re-think the design of products and services from the circular economy point of view

4. toukokuu 2018

Sitra and five universities are developing a multidisciplinary study programme in circular economy.

Studies

  • sustainainability
  • Circular_Economy

What if retirement homes were replaced with grandma’s cottages? And what if touchscreens could be bent into any shape?

25. huhtikuu 2018

New article and video series looks into the future – and shows how people at Aalto are building it.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • whatif

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. huhtikuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. huhtikuu 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

ERC Advanced Grants for Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas

6. huhtikuu 2018

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded their €2.5-million-each Advanced Grants to Aalto University professors Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas.

Science and art

  • STM

Professor Orlando Rojas to receive the prestigious Anselme Payen Award

26. maaliskuu 2018

The award is one of the most important and internationally recognized awards in the field of cellulose and renewable materials.

Honored Science and art

  • Anselme_Payen_Award
  • renewable_materials
  • cellulose

Professor Tuula Tuhkanen awarded grant by Tapani Järvinen Environmental Technology Fund

20. maaliskuu 2018

Tuhkanen has researched the development of environmental analytics and technology and its use for solving practical problems.

Honored Science and art

The technology sector is more versatile than girls in middle school had thought

9. maaliskuu 2018

A strong basic degree as well as language and communication skills are central in working life.

Studies Science and art

Students at UPM Biofore Boot Camp get to solve real-life problems

27. helmikuu 2018

The multidisciplinary teams brainstormed new packaging solutions for paper rolls and learnt team work skills, networking skills and how to convincingly present one’s own ideas.

Studies Cooperation

  • UPM_Biofore_Boot_Camp
  • teamwork
  • multidisciplinary
  • Networks

Researchers at Aalto University are looking for new ways to use wood

16. helmikuu 2018

New scientific ideas can revitalize one of Finland’s traditional economic engines, forests.

Science and art

  • department_of_bioproducts_and_biosystems

Young Finnish scientists: “Millennium winners gave us fresh ideas and motivation”

9. helmikuu 2018

The Global Young Scientists Summit gave the next generation of the scientific world a chance to meet and learn from Millennium Technology Prize and Nobel Prize winners in Singapore.

Science and art

  • millennium_technology_prize

Seed funding led to a multimillion strategic collaboration between designers and chemists

26. tammikuu 2018

ChemArts is already looking into business opportunities and preparing for world domination.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • textiles
  • fashion
  • chemarts

High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from old newspapers

23. tammikuu 2018

Increasing consumption requires new ways to recycle waste. In Aalto University old newspapers were converted to textile.

Science and art

  • Ioncell_F

ANDRITZ Oy and Aalto University bring a new biotechnology product to the global market

8. tammikuu 2018

AaltoCell™ technology allows ecological and fast production of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC).

Science and art Cooperation

  • MCC
  • microcrystalline_cellulose
  • bioeconomy
  • biotechnology

Representatives of Important actor in Nordic research cooperation visit Aalto Bioproduct Centre

19. joulukuu 2017

NOS-N wanted a tour of a high level research unit at which international scale infrastructure plays a central role.

Science and art

  • NOS-N
  • aalto_bioproduct_centre
  • ABio
  • finnish_academy
  • Ioncell
  • chemarts

Top-quality bioeconomy research, teaching and corporate collaboration under the same roof

18. joulukuu 2017

Aalto Bioproduct Centre provides an environment for companies’ research and development activities in the bioeconomy field.

Science and art Cooperation

  • aalto_bioproduct_centre
  • ABio
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

New microscope sets a record for visualizing surface wetting properties

27. marraskuu 2017

The microscope is 1000 times more precise than current techniques, allowing the creation of wetting maps as a new concept for hydrophobic surface characterization.

Science and art Press releases

The latest installation lectures available on video

27. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of water-repellent surfaces and health promotive urban environment, among other things.

Science and art

  • tenured_professors
  • installation_lectures

Awards and honours for professors of the School of Chemical Engineering

25. lokakuu 2017

Prof. Orlando Rojas, Prof. Patrick Gane and Prof. Eero Kontturi of the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, have been acknowledged for their significant work.

Honored Science and art

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

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

A house full of expertise and great potential

5. toukokuu 2017

The opening ceremony for Aalto Bioproduct Centre was held in a happy atmosphere on 3 May.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Ioncell-F
  • Ioncell
  • bioeconomy
  • chemarts
  • cellulose

Aalto University and VTT collaborate to develop novel textile fibres

25. huhtikuu 2017

Aalto University and VTT are taking Finnish fibre technologies towards industrial scale manufacturing in their joint TeKiDe project.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Ioncell-F
  • Ioncell
  • sustainability
  • cellulose

Structural colour from wood: Science meets Art and Design

24. huhtikuu 2017

Enter and Encounter exhibition at Design Museum features "gems" made of cellulose nanocrystals on glass, utilising their ability to create structural colour. These demonstrators have been prepared in collaboration with Aalto CHEM and Aalto ARTS, with the purpose to showcase how cellulose nanocrystals could be used as a new way to create iridescent colours as an upgraded alternative to pigment-based dyes.

Science and art

Double award for new publication on novel biorefinery concept

21. huhtikuu 2017

Easily scalable, environmentally friendly process separates wood’s principal components for further processing.

Science and art

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