Uncovering hidden gems amongst paper piles
Uncovering hidden gems amongst paper piles
Posted 1 week ago
Miko, Samuli, Tua, and a bunch of bright young Finnish scientists are taking part in a pilot program to increase communication between scientists and the general public. Organized by Kaskas Media, Skolar aims to bring science to the masses. We’re working hard to produce initial content to the upcoming platform for…
Uncovering hidden gems amongst paper piles
Inspired by Design Factory: Students’ room at the Finnish French School of Munkkiniemi
Inspired by Design Factory: Students’ room a…
Posted 4 weeks ago
As part of the We Learn-it EU project related to educational development, the Finnish French School of Munkkiniemi was one of three Schools part of the We Learn-Design course run through Aalto Design Factory.  The course was an intensive 3 week programme dealing with design thinking, product and service development,…
Inspired by Design Factory:  Students’ room a…
PDP Halfway Show 2015
PDP Halfway Show 2015
Posted 1 month ago
Product Development Project students reach the middle point of the projects! PDP students kick started the spring semester by presenting their project process at PDP Halfway show. This year PDP includes 19 projects sponsored by companies such as Audi, Airbus, Lindström and Wärtsilä. Additionally, few students teams are working on their…
PDP Halfway Show 2015
ME310 Paper robot challenge
ME310 Paper robot challenge
Posted 2 months ago
Paperbot is one of the numerous challenges ME310 students take and maybe the funniest one: 1 week to build a robot while starting from scratch in electronics! The point of Paperbot is to get started with electronics and not being afraid of prototyping with them later on. Anyone can prototype…
ME310 Paper robot challenge
PDP & IDBM teams tackling water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) issues in schools
PDP & IDBM teams tackling water, sanitation a…
Posted 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 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…
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