In the autumn of 2015 the course task for Plastics Product Design was given by Catchbox. During the course the student teams had to develop a docking station for the throwable microphone and at the end of the course to present their work in the final gala. Not only did Catchbox provide the course with […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Catchbox, Companies|0 Comments

Stakeholder workshop

We, at Aaltonaut, are constantly trying to make our courses better and to give our students the best education to tackle the challenges of working life. In the autumn of 2015, Aaltonaut organised a course development workshop bringing together students, teachers and companies to discuss the different methods of improving the education. Big thanks to […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Accenture, Companies, Philips, Tikkurila|0 Comments


In 2015, continuing the two year co-operation with Aaltonaut, the paint manufacturer Tikkurila gave a summer assignment for two Aaltonaut students. The goal was to bring an outside opinion to painting and find fresh solutions to painting tool development. The Aaltonauts spent their summer working at the Aalto Design Factory and looked in to the […]

By |September 29th, 2015|Companies, Tikkurila|0 Comments

Futurice & EIT ICT Labs

In summer 2015 Jussi Autere from EIT ICT Labs and Olli Rissanen from Futurice consulted us how to bring digitalization as a learning objective to Aaltonaut. Agile software development, lean service creation, data analytics… You name it, we know all about it.

By |August 23rd, 2015|Companies, Futurice, ICT Labs|0 Comments


Aaltonaut had a visit to Länsimetro construction site on May 2015. Students got to see the magnitude of work reguired for this kind of project.

By |May 25th, 2015|Companies, Länsimetro|0 Comments


On November 2014 we were at Suunto practicing presenting skills. As a Plastic Product Design course workshop students had to try to convince the Suunto crew of their product idea with a pitch.

By |December 4th, 2014|Companies, Suunto|0 Comments


In the summer of 2014 three Aaltonaut students worked for Fortum on Project Greenland where the objective was to conduct a desktop study on the hydropower potential of Greenland. This included site identification for power plants, understanding the unique environment and related risks as well as the challenge of transporting electricity long distances.

By |September 9th, 2014|Companies, Fortum|0 Comments