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Hands holding bio-based, temporary mattress material for emergency situations. Spruce branches and cones as decoration on the table.

bioMAT matters—CHEMARTS student team in Biodesign Challenge 2023

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During the spring 2023, Natasa Hódosi, Giorgia Morandi, Kristian Koleno and Lorenz Koch from Aalto University explored various materials and production methods to create bio-based, temporary mattresses for emergency situations. The interdisciplinary team was tutored at CHEMARTS laboratory by lecturers Anna van der Lei and Janika Lehtonen, representing design and chemical engineering.

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Material Health: Design Frontiers book cover

Material Health: Design Frontiers

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A book, defining the field of Material Health brings together multi-disciplinary experts to explore critical topics and healthier, equitable ways to move forward in the context of the climate crisis. This must-read book features also Aalto CHEMARTS work.

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Nordic Biomaterials 2023

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What: Aalto University Summer School
Where: Aalto University, Otaniemi, Finland
When:  –

The use of materials today is not sustainable for the environment and our future. Take action and learn how to create new concepts for sustainable material development by combining design, technology and natural materials science in the context of circular economy. More information and apply: Aalto Summer School

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