Welcome to Otaniemi

It’s hard to think of a better birthday present for an Otaniemi alumna than the news that all of Aalto University’s core functions are due to be centralised at the Otaniemi campus.

The university’s business school Bachelor programme re-located to Otaniemi in the autumn of 2015, while the School of Arts, Design and Architecture is due to follow in 2018. As part of this new announcement, it has been confirmed that the Business School’s Töölö-based functions, along with all teaching staff, researchers and students will also move to a new, purpose-built facility in Otaniemi.

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A journey to wilderness

Imagine a group of young students creating a program that helps connect people who are interested in creating or joining a startup. The plan was to gather and connect people who share the same passion and ambitions towards startups as we do. The participants would form new teams and start to develop their idea to startup with help from our coaches and workshops. TeamUp, as we decided to name it, would be the program giving the tools and knowledge so that the next Rovio or Supercell could born.

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