Finnish innovation to reduce complications after open heart surgery

15. helmikuu 2018

Roughly every five patients suffer from different kinds of heart failure after open heart surgery.

Science and art Press releases

Love and fear are visible across the brain instead of being restricted to any brain region

14. helmikuu 2018

The brain mechanisms of basic emotions such as anger and happiness are fairly similar across people. Differences are greater in social emotions, such as gratitude and contempt.

Science and art

  • emotion_research
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • algorithm
  • brainscience

Aalto-born Surgify raises a €1.0M seed investment round

24. tammikuu 2018

The Surgify Safety burr prevents the nerve and blood vessel injuries that are typically caused by other surgical drills.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Surgify
  • health_technology

Tomi Laurila tailors new treatments for neurological conditions from carbon

22. tammikuu 2018

In the future, it may be possible to detect various conditions before their onset with the help of nanosized carbon sensors.

Science and art

Health Design 2017 brought together healthcare, design, and technology professionals

7. joulukuu 2017

Design expertise to help in commercialising health technology.


Three Aalto postdocs to pitch their bold research ideas in Slush

28. marraskuu 2017

Anand Tatikonda, Anna Stöckl and Tommi Himberg are competing for the Skolar Award at Slush.

Science and art Other

  • interaction_research
  • movement_improvisation
  • e-waste
  • biomedical_engineering
  • material_science
  • neuroscience

Biodesign team receives funding to commercialize their innovation

17. marraskuu 2017

The innovation that will make open heart surgery safer has been developed within the Biodesign Finland 2017 project together with heart surgeon Tommi Pätilä.

Science and art

Europe’s largest hackathon Junction takes over Aalto University

16. marraskuu 2017

Aalto’s main building Dipoli will turn into a giant hackathon community on 24–26 November. Over 1400 coders and designers from all over the world will come together to solve real-life challenges.

Campus Press releases Science and art Studies

Digitalization facilitates cross-cultural encounters in health care

19. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University researchers and students develop a new app for cross-cultural education targeted for health care professionals.

Studies Science and art

  • multidisciplinary
  • computer_science
  • digitalisation
  • healthcare

Ultrasound can help treat cancer and osteoarthritis

31. elokuu 2017

Assistant Professor Heikki Nieminen is developing methods that can lead to earlier diagnosis of cancer and enable new kinds of targeted treatments for illnesses.

Science and art Other

  • ultrasound
  • biomedical_engineering
  • health_technology

Magnetic stimulation of the brain improved awareness of subject's own cognitive abilities

29. elokuu 2017

Understanding brain function might help in the development of new treatments for neuropsychiatric illnesses in the future.

Science and art Press releases

  • metacognition
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Aalto University and GE Healthcare expand their cooperation

17. elokuu 2017

The areas of cooperation include healthcare data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as start-up activities.

Press releases Cooperation

  • analytics
  • Startups
  • artificial_intelligence
  • teaching
  • healthcare
  • Innovation
  • research

Biodesign projects identify medical innovations for commercialisation

15. kesäkuu 2017

Combining the technical expertise of an engineer with the clinical expertise of a medical doctor can lead to the invention of the century.

Cooperation Science and art

  • medical_science
  • biodesign_finland
  • Innovation

DiRVa seeks evidence of health outcomes and created value

12. kesäkuu 2017

The project aims to construct a general evaluation model for healthcare digital solutions providers to serve as a tool for building evidence of and communicating the value of their innovations.

Science and art

  • health_technology

WANTED: Smarter use of Health Data in reforming the Health Care processes

1. kesäkuu 2017

In Finland we will see the most exciting innovations taking place at the interaction of public and private sectors.


One million euro for research on electromagnetic brain stimulation

26. huhtikuu 2017

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has awarded a grant for a joint project developed by Aalto University and the University of Eastern Finland.

Press releases

  • Brain_imaging
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • brainscience

Brain researchers move conference to Twitter

30. maaliskuu 2017

Follow #brainTC 20 April 2017 for recent advances in neuroscience.

Science and art Press releases Other

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience
  • brainscience

Opening of the Health Technology House celebrated in Otaniemi

21. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto brings research, teaching and entrepreneurs within the field of health technology under one roof with an aim to expedite the creation of innovations.

Science and art Cooperation

Kaiku Health has helped over 20 000 patients

17. maaliskuu 2017

Financial weekly Talouselämä ranks Netmedi as one of Finland's 10 most promising startups.

Science and art Cooperation

GE Healthcare donates patient monitors to Aalto University

14. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto and GE Healthcare intend to expand their cooperation in the future, especially in the areas of data analytics and machine learning.

Science and art Cooperation

HCH secures significant funding for development of life sciences and health technology sector

3. helmikuu 2017

The funding will be used to support the creation, growth and internationalisation of businesses within the sector.


First students graduate from the Master’s Programme in Life Science Technologies

16. tammikuu 2017

The Master’s programme offers a host of interesting hands-on courses to choose from.


  • Life_science_technologies
  • complex_systems

Sometimes just watching hurts—and the signs of pain are seen in the brain

28. marraskuu 2016

Brain research helps to develop diagnostics and new therapies for people suffering from complex regional pain syndrome CRPS.

Press releases Science and art

  • crps
  • pain
  • Brain_research
  • Health

Tailored carbon could help treating neurological diseases

9. marraskuu 2016

The joint effort of Aalto, University of Helsinki and HUS may help Parkinson's patients and people with memory disorders.

Science and art Cooperation

Product Design Gala presented tools for hospital patients

26. lokakuu 2016

The theme of the product development course was devices that could help hospital patients stay active without leaving their hospital beds.


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