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
  • 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
  • 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

Upcycling ‘fast fashion’ to reduce waste and pollution

4. huhtikuu 2017

Aalto’s Ioncell team presents their work at a meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Science and art

  • ecofashion
  • Ioncell
  • sustainainability

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

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

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.


Tuula Teeri visited Forest Products Technology

15. joulukuu 2016

The President of the Aalto University, Tuula Teeri, visited the Department of Forest Products Technology on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

Science and art

The latest installation lectures available on video

19. lokakuu 2016

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of aesthetics, biohybrid materials and wireless world, among other things.

Science and art

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.


Monika Österberg develops from wood a contender to oil

3. lokakuu 2016

Associate Professor of Bioproduct Chemistry Monika Österberg wants to see her innovations change the world.

Science and art

  • sustainability
  • Wood

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

Seven-figure grant for researcher producing carbon fibre from wood

8. syyskuu 2016

Michael Hummel, the recipient of the much sought-after ERC Starting Grant, knows that there is a great need for more affordable carbon fibre.

Science and art Press releases

IonCell-F won the price in pitching

7. syyskuu 2016

IonCell-F has won seed fund award at Innovation Day pitching organized by Climate-KIC Nordic.


Researchers printed energy producing photographs

26. heinäkuu 2016

With the method developed in Aalto University, any picture or text could be inkjet-printed as a solar cell.

Science and art

  • Renewable

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.


The rebirth of pulp

20. toukokuu 2016

CHEMARTS brings together biomaterials and design students. Their encounters sprout ideas that can make the world a better place.

Science and art

  • chemarts

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
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