For Industry & Investors

Innovation Services promotes the commercialization of research in Aalto including, technology transfer, licensing and facilitating the creation of spin-out companies. Close collaboration with the different industry stakeholders is a vital factor for the success of the projects.

Innovation Services works in close collaboration with various business partners and mentors to strengthen our innovation activities towards maximizing societal impacts. We use Boardio-service to connect skilled people with innovative projects and cutting-edge companies. Check out our active projects in Boardio, including opportunities for partnership, mentoring, employment and investments.

Looking for IP to benefit your business? Get to know our technologies available for licensing or acquisition in the menu on the left.

We also invite you to come visit us at A Grid, the biggest accelerator center in Northern Europe, which is also home of Aalto Start-up Center. This open invitation to innovations includes among other things: a presentation of Aalto-based ecosystem, in-depth view of Aalto know-how and latest Aalto technology review.

Contact person: Matti Korpela, Head of Services, matti.korpela(at)

Collaborative research and corporate relations

Collaborative research projects enable research between two or more academic institutions and/or commercial partners. If you are interested in a collaborative research project please see the Aalto organisation and be directly in touch with the school, department or researchers with the expertise that you are interested in. It is also possible to contact the Innovation Advisor of the domain of interest who may advise on potential contacts.

For more information about corporate collaboration with Aalto, please see Aalto Corporate Relations [] or contact our Corporate Relations team by mailing at Yrityssuhteet(@) Our corporate relation managers are happy to assist you in finding relevant contacts.