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19
February

Pricing principle for charging electric cars to change

The pricing principle for the charging of electric cars on campus will change on Friday, February 28 at 16.00 (4:00 pm). Instead of the previously used time-based charge, you will be charged based on how much energy you use.

The pricing will change at the turn of February and March. […]

12
February

A joint laboratory of circular economy was opened in Otaniemi

The Geological Survey of Finland, VTT and Aalto University work together with industry to develop solutions for the needs of a carbon-neutral and resource-efficient society.

The Circular Raw Materials Hub is a nationally significant strategic infrastructure assessed by the Academy of Finland. It serves a wide range of stakeholders, such […]

Ravintola VMT2
05
February

Restaurant VMT2 opens at the Circular Raw Materials Hub

Sodexo opens a new lunch restaurant, VMT2, on February 5, 2020 at the Circular Raw Materials Hub at Vuorimiehentie 2. The restaurant’s entrance is in the Kemistintie side of the building. The restaurant serves the building’s users as well as other customers in the area.

Restaurant VMT2 serves breakfast and […]

08
November

Defining new normals for 3D printing – the Mehta Heino story

A small two-person startup Mehta Heino is creating a new industry standard in 3D printing in their office in startup hub A Grid on the Aalto University campus.

3D printing is rapidly becoming more and more popular, and recently we have seen the printers appear in libraries and other public […]

The A Bloc team received the Best innovation in Finland 2019 award
09
October

A Bloc won NCSC Best Innovation in Finland 2019 award

Shopping center A Bloc was awarded at the Nordic Council of Shopping Centers Finnish Awards gala on October 8, 2019. A Bloc won the Best Innovation in Finland award at the annual competition. With the win, A Bloc will compete for the title of Best Innovation in the Nordic […]

04
March

New coworking venue focused on health and wellbeing opened in the heart of the Aalto University campus

Are you a company within the health industry?
Are you an individual or an organization looking to find a better balance in your working day?
Or are you simply looking to have a healthier workplace?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, then Health powered by A Grid might very […]

09
January

2 million visitors in A Bloc

In just over 4 months since the opening, shopping center A Bloc has welcomed 2 million visitors. To thank our awesome community and celebrate this milepost, we are organizing different activities and special deals from January 9th to 12th 2019.

On Thursday January 10th there will be cake and coffee […]

21
November

A Bloc and Aalto University put campus services under hack in Junction 2018

Aalto University’s main building will host Junction on 23–25 November, when coders from around the world will tackle industry-set challenges.

Aalto University is one of the Junction 2018 partners, and together with shopping center A Bloc challenges coders to develop the services of the campus area.

Teams participating in the challenge […]

09
November

Electric car charging will become chargeable in Otaniemi

Electric car charging points will be chargeable 15th November onwards, it will no longer be possible to charge electric cars free of charge at the following locations in Otaniemi : Otakaari 24, Otakaari 9, Otakaari 1, Tietotie 1, Maarintie 8, Otaniementie 14.

The Finnish tax authorities have deemed that the […]

26
October

One million visitor mark reached in shopping center A Bloc

In less than two months, over a million visitors have visited the new shopping center A Bloc in Otaniemi. The center was opened on August 30th 2018, and the million visitor mark was reached on Friday, October 26th 2018.

Since the opening in August, A Bloc’s operation has started well. […]