Upcoming and recent activities

The Energy Platform organizes several events on yearly basis. Below you can find upcoming events and examples of previous activities.






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Energy Storage Futures breakfast seminar series

This third and final event in this seminar series focuses on reducing the need for energy storage and it is held on Thursday 31.5.2018. More information through the event page.


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Sub/Supercritical water innovation meets forest industry - open lectures seminar

This full-day seminar consists of presenations from both industry and international experts in the field of sub/super critical water innovations. The seminar is held on Friday 1.6.2018. More information through the event page.


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Energy Storage Futures breakfast seminar series

This second seminar focuses on energy storage beyond electricity and it is held on Thursday 19.4.2018. More information and enrolment through the event page.

The final event of the series is 'reducing the need for energy storage' 31.5.


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EIT InnoEnergy launch event - pizza lunch seminar

EIT InnoEnergy launch event at Aalto on Friday 6.4 at 12.00-13.00. Come and hear about new funding opportunities in our pizza lunch event, no preregistration required.

Read more in Aalto Inside pages.


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Energy Storage Futures breakfast seminar series

The first seminar focuses on electrical energy storage and it is held on Thursday 22.3.2018. More information and enrolment through the event page.


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Photo shoot day by Materials and Energy Platform: visuals for grant applications.

The event is meant for materials and energy researchers who are preparing for funding applications in Autumn and need visuals to support the proposal. EVENT FULL.



Aalto Internal Seed funding call: Spring 2018

Deadline 16.02.2018

More information on the Inside >>


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Energy Forum lecture series: the future energy system

Autumn Thursday's open lecture series, 16:15−18:00.

The top-level lecture series that covers the whole autumn presents the views of the key players in Finland's energy sector on the energy systems of the future, the present situation, as well as visions and solutions.

Energy Forum is a flagship course by the joined Master's program, which originated from networking within Energy Platform. Energy Platform is one the sponsors of the Energy Forum course.

See the schedule here



2.11.2017, 12.00−17.00
Dipoli, Otaniemi Campus

Aalto University's Energy Platform organizes an industry — academia matchmaking event. We offer two tracks: energy systems & policies and energy materials & technologies.

Read more and register here

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DEMO workshop

10.10.2017, 14:00−18:00
Otaniemi Campus

The workshop is for energy and materials researchers who are willing to demonstrate their work to the wider audience and who want to take their ideas to the next level.

Read more and register here


TrafficSense seminar: new possibilities in development of mobility services

09.10.2017 at 9:30−12:00
Location: Dipoli, seminar room Palaver

More information and registration here

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Photo shoot day by Materials and Energy Platform: visuals for grant applications.

The event is meant for materials and energy researchers who are preparing for funding applications in Autumn and need visuals to support the proposal.

Details of the event

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Aalto Wood Seminar: Sustainable materials for energy-efficient houses

18.08.2017 at 8.30−14.00
Location: Otakaari 1, Espoo

Read more here

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Photoshoot day

20.06.2017 at 9.00−12.00
Address: Vuorimiehentie 1 (Bioproduct Center), Otaniemi Campus

Energy platform invites you to a photo-session. This event is open for all Aalto's energy researchers and it is free of charge. Let's make Aalto's energy research visible!

Read more here


Energy Gala

23.05.2017 at 15.00−17.00
Address: Learning Centre (Otaniementie 9), Makerspace

We invite you to celebrate recent achievements in the diverse field of energy research and teaching at Aalto University. Highlights of our research excellence and sneak-peaks of recently started projects will be showcased. See what the newly appointed people in Aalto’s energy field are doing and learn how our awarded alumni transformed their academic excellence to energy start-ups.

This networking event is organized by the Energy Platform and it will be held in English. Drinks and snacks will be served.

Read more here

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Energize your research and materialize funding – a lunch event

31.03.2017 at 12.00−13.00 (open house event, NO pre-registration)
Puumiehenkuja 2 (Nanotalo), lobby

Energy materials themed open house pizza lunch event organized by Energy Platform gathered well over 100 participants and all of Aalto's schools were represented. The topic was to give info about intra Aalto funding for multidisciplinary work and inspiration via related science talks.


Dr. Kati Miettunen, Dr. Sanna-Maija Kiviranta: Information about platforms and intra Aalto funding

Dr. Sanna-Maija Kiviranta: EU H2020 Calls: ENERGY

Prof. Mark Hughes (CHEM): Wood Life project – re-energizing an old material

Prof. Patrick Rinke (SCI), Prof. Nina Granqvist (BIZ): Database Driven Science for New Materials project – a new approach to develop materials for energy applications

Energy Breakfast on New Materials for Energy Technologies

May 10, 2016,  8:30−10:00 am.
Kemistintie 1, Seminar Hall 2

Maarit Karppinen (Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, ERC Advanced Grant holder), Introduction to the topic. Harvesting waste heat by thermoelectric materials, Researcher Tommi Tynell.  Microbatteries: novel materials & applied manufacturing technologies, Researcher Mikko Nisula. Hydrogen production with platinum-replacements: Recent advances, Prof. Tanja Kallio

The event is followed by a possibility to visit the research infrastructure related to the topic.

Energy Breakfast on Transitions of European Energy Markets

March 17, 2016, 8:30−10:00 am
Otaniementie 19, seminar hall


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Energy efficiency research programme (AEF) Demo Day

Dec 14, 2015, 9:30−13:00
Otakaari 1 hall, 02150 Espoo

Come and see how science, art and technologies wrap themselves around advanced energy solutions!

Read more on the AEF programme website

The Internet of Energy & Other Emerging Breakthroughs  — Aalto University Energy Seminar

June 4, 2015 at 9:15−12:00
TUAS Building, Otaniementie 17, Espoo

The Internet of Energy & Other Emerging Breakthroughs is the highlight of the season in Aalto University Energy Research!

We present a distinguished keynote speaker, Professor Alex Huang (NC State University, USA) who just recently received a 146m$ DOE grant from President Obama. His topic is Solid State Energy Hub for the Internet of Energy.

Energy Dates

March 18, 2015 at 12:00−16:00
Saha building, Konemiehentie 1, Espoo

A round table event for Aalto University Professors orhanised together with Teknologiateollisuus

Page content by: eeva.rautama [at] aalto [dot] fi (Aalto Energy Platform) | Last updated: 08.08.2018.