Innovation ecosystem - entrepreneurship and innovations

Aalto's innovation ecosystem is a lively set of inventors and entrepreneurship as well as faculty and student innovation activities which is supported by extensive Aalto services.
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200+ commissioned projects with companies every year

100+ companies are founded every year in our ecosystem

150+ invention disclosures submitted yearly

25+ technology transfers every year

Aalto innovation ecosystem

Aalto University is home to a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and culture. The ecosystem is powered by both student-led entrepreneurial activities and the university's own research and innovation hubs.  Research ideas are commercialized in Aalto's incubators and accelerators; students find unforeseeable pathways towards entrepreneurship. Building on this, Aalto fosters a thriving culture of innovation.

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Aalto Startup Center (external link)

Aalto Startup Center is a hybrid accelerator offering its own incubator and accelerator services, as well as several partnership programmes. Its focus is on sustainable research-based and innovative deep-tech startups.

From ideas to impact

From Ideas To Impact® (external link)

Aalto University has an internationally unique innovation ecosystem that offers a wide range of services to researchers and research groups. From Ideas To Impact® seeks the best possible commercialisation paths for research inventions.

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