Innovation Services (IS) serves widely researchers and Aalto community in developing inventions and in implementing commercialisation activities. IS manages intellectual property (IP) protection in collaboration with the researchers and executes technology transfers with versatile industrial companies – from startups to international corporations.
From Ideas To Impact
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 for the best possible commercialization paths for research inventions.
Key actions of Innovation Services
Evaluation and coaching
- Market analysis
- Innovation potential
- Team and partnering
IP protection and management
- IP strategy
- Value creation
- Concept development
- Financial resources
- Go-to-market strategy
- Technology transfer
Collaboration of 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 commercialising 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.
The R2B or Research to Business, pre-incubator program, is open all year-round to Aalto University origin innovations and inventions based on research. The projects are especially at an idea phase and have a focus on technological research. Once these projects incorporate, Aalto Startup Center can offer its Business Generator, accelerator program.
Aalto Startup Center
Aalto Startup Center is a hybrid accelerator offering its own incubator and accelerator services, as well as several partnership programs. Its focus is on sustainable research-based and innovative deep-tech startups.
We are constantly looking for talent and enthusiastic people to join commercialising our innovation projects or mentoring the project teams.
The purpose of the survey is to map the innovation potential in Aalto University in relation to both the researchers' interest to commercialize/productize their research results and the possibilities for utilization of research results. The survey is organized by Aalto University Innovation Services.
Guidelines and policies for innovation, intellectual property and commercialization in Aalto University.
Aalto University has a national mission to strengthen Finland’s innovation capacity. Our strategic aim is to contribute to a more sustainable future for Finland and the whole of humanity.
Here you can find the innovation projects.
We proudly present here the startups from Aalto University.