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 Press releases 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

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.

Other

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.

Other

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.

Studies

  • 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

  • Carbon_fibre
  • Ioncell-F
  • Ioncell
  • ERC_grant
  • cellulose
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