About us

Aalto Innovation Services manages commercialization of inventions, intellectual property and technology transfer at Aalto University. Our aim is to convert research results to positive societal impact through commercialization and successful technology transfers.

Innovation Services (IS) serves widely researchers and Aalto community in developing inventions and in implementing commercialization activities. IS manages intellectual property (IP) protection in collaboration with the researchers and executes technology transfers with the versatile industrial companies – from startups to the international corporates.

Key focus areas of the commercialization process

From Ideas to Impact: Aalto Startup Center and Innovation Services

Aalto University has an internationally unique innovation ecosystem, which offers many possibilities for developing successful innovation and robust startups. Aalto Startup Center and Innovation services together provide Aalto-based startups and research teams versatile services from commercializing the research idea to the comprehensive business accelerator program. For example, the most potential Aalto research-based teams have the opportunity to participate in the Aalto Startup Center and to benefit from versatile entrepreneurship services.

How we work together – From Ideas to Impact