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The lights go off for the climate – Earth Hour 24 March 2018

Aalto Campus & Real Estate, Aalto University and Aalto Student Union and encourage everyone to participate in the traditional WWF Earth Hour on Saturday, 24 March 2018, at 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Earth Hour is a worldwide climate event organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature which purpose […]


Solving the food problem from space

Reaktor Space Lab intends to send a flock of satellites into space.

“The Aalto University campus is an ideal environment for growing space business,” says Tuomas Tikka, CEO of Reaktor Space Lab.

Why did Reaktor Space Lab decide to come to the campus?

“Without Aalto University, there would be no Reaktor […]

A million crickets in the middle of the campus

EntoCube is an insect farming company that wants to change the world through high-protein food solutions.  

“Our business operations have really taken off on the Aalto University campus,” says Perttu Karjalainen, CEO and Co-founder of EntoCube.

Why did EntoCube decide to relocate to the campus?

“We moved here in 2014, […]


Aalto University welcomes the first UN Technology Innovation Lab to A Grid

The establishment of the first United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) will be launched on Thursday 30 November in a Slush side event, co-organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Office for Information and Communication and Technologies of the United Nations. The first lab will be […]


Aalto University’s cleaning service provider changes in Otaniemi and Töölö

Palmia will start as the new cleaning service provider from the beginning of 2018.

“We select our partners on the basis of strict criteria. Our aim is to continuously develop and improve working and studying conditions on our campus. As a result of this new agreement, we will increase the […]


Aalto Space now includes also T-building and Maarintie 8

The pilot version of the Aalto Space mobile application was released one year ago, and it is now being used in four facilities on the Otaniemi campus.  In addition to the main building (Otakaari 1) and the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, the app can now also be used for […]


Aalto participating in the energy saving week 9-15 October 2017

Aalto University and the university’s real estate company Aalto CRE participate again this year in the national energy savings week organised by Motiva. The aim of the week is to stimulate discussion about ways to make energy consumption efficient as well as to achieve savings in workplaces, schools, businesses […]

Aalto University Properties Ltd divests Arkadiankatu 24 property

Aalto University Properties Ltd has divested Arkadia property at Arkadiankatu 24 to Hemsö Fastighets AB on 3 October, 2017. The building comprises approximately 8 000 sq. m. The transaction applies to both the older part of the building used by the School of Business and the newer part of […]


Aalto University Properties Ltd divests Chydenia property

Aalto University Properties Ltd has divested Chydenia property at Runeberginkatu 22-24 to Kiinteistö Oy Helsingin Runeberginkatu 22-24 founded by Erikoissijoitusrahasto eQ Hoivakiinteistöt on 31 August, 2017. The building comprises approximately 8,100 sq. m.

Aalto University has also signed a fixed-term lease agreement on the Chydenia premises until July 2019. The […]


Changes in the pedestrian route

Earth moving work will be carried out between the Väre worksite and the Undergraduate Centre due to foundation work for the Jokeri Light Rail Line. This causes changes in pedestrian routes between the worksite and the Undergraduate Centre. The section of the pedestrian route highlighted in red will be […]