Design Factory, opened in October 2008, is one of the projects of Aalto University. Design Factory is the symbiosis of the state-of-the-art conceptual thinking and cross-disciplinary hands-on doing. It leads a way towards a paradigm shift in education and business by providing a constantly developing collaboration environment for students, researchers and business practitioners.
The Aalto–Tongji Design Factory is an excellent example of the international cooperation of the Finnish institutes of higher education. The joint project between Aalto University and Tongji University brings together people by creating interaction between different disciplines – from universities, companies and the society. The heart of the project is to create new ways and approaches for fields of business, design and technology to meet – to create better life for people through more sustainable future. Enhancing The quality of research and education are the base of Aalto Univerisity’s success and its goal is to be one of the leading universities in the world by 2020.
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