PDP & IDBM teams tackling water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) issues in schools
PDP & IDBM teams tackling water, sanitation a…
Posted 1 day ago
UniWASH project 2014-2016   How can we make sure that new innovations are truly benefiting children? What is the point of great innovations if no one uses them in the end? Can we even call them innovations? These were few of the questions raised by PDP and IDBM students from Aalto who…
PDP & IDBM teams tackling water, sanitation a…
DFGN grows: IdeaSquare in CERN opened
DFGN grows: IdeaSquare in CERN opened
Posted 4 days ago
CERN opening an innovation environment modelled on Design Factory   Cooperation between Aalto University and the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN is taking a new form.  CERN has opened IdeaSquare, a new environment for technological development. The operating model of IdeaSquare is similar to that used by Aalto University in its…
DFGN grows: IdeaSquare in CERN opened
Presenting ADF in Poland
Presenting ADF in Poland
Posted 1 week ago
Two ADFers, Martti and Clemens, were invited to Warsaw, Poland late November by the IdeAGORA project (http://www.ideagora.mazovia.edu.pl), which organized a seminar for knowledge transfer from Finland. They gave a presentation about Design Factory and the interdisciplinary project-based courses in Aalto University for the Business Center Club Poland (BCC) and the Polish chamber…
Presenting ADF in Poland
Get to know the ADF Aquarium
Get to know the ADF Aquarium
Posted 1 week ago
Ever wondered who can you actually find from the ADF Aquarium, i.e. the home for ADF based researchers? You probably knew, that you can get to know the research done at ADF by checking out the Research Wall in the ADF Lobby, but who are actually the people behind these great…
Get to know the ADF Aquarium
Launching of ilikeiwish.org
Launching of ilikeiwish.org
Posted 1 month ago
  ilikeiwish.org is now launched! To find out more about the facilitated team feedback method, visit the website and see pictures of the launching event on https://www.flickr.com/photos/aaltodesignfactory/sets/72157649264062952/ What? I like I wish is a facilitated team feedback activity where team members get to provide and receive both positive and constructive feedback in written as well…
Launching of ilikeiwish.org
International Design Factory Week 2014
International Design Factory Week 2014: Busin…
Posted 2 months ago
Business Breakfast workshop brought together university and industry representatives to explore the future of university-industry collaboration in global context.   Third annual International Design Factory Week (IDFW) was organized 6.-10.10.2014 in Swinburne Design Factory in Melbourne, Australia. The week brought together family members from the Global Design Factory Network from 11 different institutes all around…
International Design Factory Week 2014: Busin…
Want to join the Aalto Design Factory family?
Want to join the Aalto Design Factory family?
Posted 3 months ago
Hey you, Aalto University Design Factory is looking for a new team member!     We are looking for somebody who  is willing to have fun, commit and learn new things every day! In addition, it will be handy if you: are a social and happy person have studied in Aalto University and have still a few…
Want to join the Aalto Design Factory family?
Product Design Gala 2014
Product Design Gala 2014
Posted 7 months ago
  The annual Product Design Gala was held again at Aalto Design Factory on Friday May 16th. This day filled Design Factory with 17 student projects (14 from Finland and 3 from Graz University of Technology) presenting their final prototypes and findings. Visitors were able to test the new product ideas and…
Product Design Gala 2014
Product Design Gala 2014 on Fri May 16th!
Product Design Gala 2014 on Fri May 16th!
Posted 8 months ago
Welcome to the Product Design Gala 2014!  Are business, design, engineering or innovations close to your heart? Would you be interested to see what an interdisciplinary team can accomplish in a year together with industry partners and university mentors?  We welcome you to fall in love with the results of our interdisciplinary…
Product Design Gala 2014 on Fri May 16th!
Design Factory Global Network – Newsletter April 2014
Design Factory Global Network – Newsletter Ap…
Posted 8 months ago
  The global network consists of Design Factories that operate based on the same principles and philosophies and also provides the same familiar environments to operate in. Currently the network reaches and is present in Shanghai (Aalto-Tongji Design Factory), Melbourne (Swinburne Design Factory), Santiago (DUOC UC Design Factory) and Finland (Aalto…
Design Factory Global Network – Newsletter Ap…
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