The journey began in 1995, with the International Design Business Management (IDBM) program. The program, which now spans across all of Aalto's six major schools, continues to deliver world-class multidisciplinary and systemic education in global business development through design and technology.
The journey begins in 2013, with the idea for Student and Innovation House with the modest ambition of changing the future through student engagement. They believe students need to be equipped with the ambition, values and tools to face these challenges to work towards creating a better and more sustainable world. They're also working on transforming an old police station to be their new base of operations.
2017 - a space odyssey…
With great expertise across diverse fields, we have always allied with external partners and freelancers to shift teaching and learning from past–present to past–present–future: it’s all about striking a balance between the skills employers need now and the competencies that might become relevant in the future.
In line with this, the 2017 edition of what is now the Nordic Rebels program, was developed in partnership with Space Nation and featured a space related challenge with a societal angle. Teams looked at challenges set in the present, the near future and even a more distant future where Mars had begun to be colonized.