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Sustainability through entrepreneurship.

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We help the Aalto community in creating a sustainable future through entrepreneurship by solving problems related to Sustainable Development Goals.

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How startups can solve sustainable development goals

Already prior to the present predicament with the coronavirus, the world has been facing severe challenges regarding the well-being of the planet, the ecosystem, and humanity. Many of these challenges have been codified by the United Nations into the Sustainable Development Goals, ranging from eradicating poverty to ensuring clean water and sanitation for everyone, from […]

01 Apr 2020

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Entrepreneurship education for the whole Aalto community

At AVP, students work in multidisciplinary teams, do hands-on exercises and gain tool of mass disruption, ready to be used either to construct a startup or to renovate an existing company from within.

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Opportunities and support for putting what you've learnt into practice

Put your entrepreneurial skills to good use with our help. Take what you know, form a team, and build something that makes you proud and the world better. We'll give you wings — all you have to do is fly.

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More of university studies should be integrated into an AVP-like style. We shouldn’t be educated but encouraged to learn.

Maikki Messo, AVP student from School of Engineering
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Fresh from the press

New Year’s resolutions

We just celebrated a transition into the new year. After a critical assessment of our lives in 2022, we — most likely — concluded that we didn’t do enough. In this post, Good Life Engine teacher Lidia shares a few tips on how to make better New Year's resolutions and break the loop of broken promises.

Watch horror movies to save the planet

There are arguably many reasons for watching horror movies, but most people wouldn’t think saving energy could be one of them. That is, however, precisely what Kim Ng and his team based their idea at Junction 2022 on when solving the challenge by Aalto University and Aalto Ventures Program. The challenge was creating solutions to help European countries become independent of Russian energy by either saving energy or producing more locally.

The wanna-be efficient brain

Throughout the years Lidia has taught Good Life Engine, the main challenge has always been the “wanna-be-efficient brain” that doesn’t leave the students at peace with how they spend their time. Many of us feel time pressure from squeezing too many things into our life. At Good Life Engine, we hope you will learn how to enjoy life rather than execute it.

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