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spACE - design business programs for Aalto community and start-ups

spACE is a facility and series of design business programs for Aalto community and start-ups. ACE organizes several events, competitions and projects, which aim to bring up and promote design based growth oriented ideas and teams.

Aalto Gift

Aalto Gift – Competition for Product Design and Business

In order to create a compelling and distinctive business gift as a symbol for Aalto-University and to encourage students and employees of Aalto University in establishing their own businesses, Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship proudly launches The Aalto-Gift Design Competition.

The goal of the program is to develop new design based start-ups for corporate gift markets. The program also aims to get more visibility to design business and design entrepreneurship. http://ace.aalto.fi/index/17?id=2&pageid=142

The competition was launched 15.12.2011 and you can apply until 17.01.2012 4pm.

The Next Christmas

 The Next Christmas is a business idea and jingle competition. The Ceremony will be held in Aalto Venture Garage 16th Dec 2011 (Betonimiehenkuja 3, Espoo). http://ace.aalto.fi/NewsAndEvents?pageid=142 

ACE in World Congresses

Barcelona Mobile World
ACE brings the best mobile design oriented teams and start-ups to Barcelona Mobile World Congress in February 2012 ( 27.2.2012 – 1.3.2012). http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/

ACE in South by Southwest 
ACE brings the best music, film and interactive teams and start-ups to SXSW in Austin, Texas (9.3.2012 – 18.3.2012). http://sxsw.com/

ACE in Milan Furniture Fair I Saloni 2012 
ACE brings the best furniture and industrial design teams and start-ups to I Saloni Furniture Fair in Milan, Italy (17.4.2012 – 22.4.2012.) http://cosmit.it/tool/home.php?s=0,2,67,71,75

ACE in London Design Festival 2012 
ACE brings the best design teams and start-ups to London Design Festival in London, England (15.9.2012 – 23.9.2012).

 ACE in New York Advertising Week 2012 
ACE brings the best advertising and mobile related design teams and start-ups to New York Advertising Week in New York, U.S.A. (October 2012).



Current

24.04.2012

News / New Fashion Business competition launched

In order to encourage students to consider establishing their own fashion-related businesses, Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship proudly launches together with the Aalto Department of Design the "Fashion Business Program".

09.03.2012

News / Winners of Aalto Gift competition announced

On March 6th, after two months of hard work, three winning teams were chosen from among 9 finalists.


Key facts

Organizer:
ACE 

Contact:
Teemu Seppälä, marketing
teemu.seppala [at] aalto [dot] fi

Partners:
Aalto Entrepreneurship Society 
Aalto University Department of Design
Aalto Venture Garage 
Finnish Mobile Association

See also

ACE