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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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Call to Action: Clean Energy Crunch

Facing the impending energy crisis, one tangible action many if not most Aalto community members can take right now is to aim our efforts at using our skills and talent to develop radically creative ideas for clean energy, writes Lauri Järvilehto. We can launch a Clean Energy Crunch: ideating and developing solutions with hyper-fast idea-to-deployment spans to solve the impending European clean energy needs.

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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 learned 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

Unfiltered genius — A Junction team brings recycling to Instagram

Instagram isn’t the first app that comes to mind when you think about sustainability, but you can’t deny its popularity. That’s why it became team ReMaskit’s platform of choice at Junction 2023 when they set out to tackle — and win — the challenge Resource Revolution, Now by Aalto University. Read on to learn more about their solution, Junction experience and thoughts on entrepreneurship and sustainability.

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