Aalto University

Helsinki University of Technology

Aalto University was created in 2010 as a result of combining three universities – Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), Helsinki School of Economics (HSE), and University of Art and Design Helsinki (TaiK). Thus, the university is interdisciplinary, combining technology, economics and industrial design. It is opening towards industry as equal partner, with added values complementing the partnership. It has also a strong vision and drive to be a world-class, recognized player for both education and research. The technology related faculties are located in the Otaniemi area, an active business zone where many significant research centers are situated. The campus has a high drive to combine the forces and competences in industry, universities and research institutes, with capabilities to change the world.

Aalto University

BUPT (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

BUPT

Founded in 1955, the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) is a research-oriented university with information technology and telecommunications as primary areas of research and study. The first institute of higher learning for teaching and research in the fields of posts and telecommunications in China, BUPT now offers a wide range of other diverse subjects including engineering, management, humanities and sciences. BUPT serves as one of the most important teaching and research bases for the information technology and telecommunication industries in all of China, with a nationwide reputation for innovation and excellence.

BUPT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Consistently ranked as one of the top engineering schools in the world, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reached its 150th year in 2011. MIT focuses on teaching and research with relevance to the practical world as a primary purpose, as demonstrated by over seventy present and former members of the MIT community having won the Nobel Prize.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stanford University

Stanford University

Located in Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Founded in 1891, Stanford is noted for multidisciplinary research within its schools and departments, as well as its independent laboratories, centers and institutes. Its alumni have gone on to found companies such Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Nvidia, Yahoo!, Cisco Systems, Silicon Graphics and Google.

Standford University

Tampere University of Technology

Tampere University of Technology

Tampere University of Technology (TUT) (Finnish: TTY Tampereen teknillinen yliopisto) is Finland's second largest university in engineering sciences. Established in 1965, the University has grown to become a significant influence on technology in Finland and abroad. TUT plays a pivotal role as an advocate of business life, internationalization and well-being in the Tampere region and western Finland as a whole. Leading-edge fields of research at TUT are signal processing based technologies, nanophotonics, biotechnology, and intelligent mobile machines and hydraulic systems.

Tampere

Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University

As one of China’s most renowned universities, Tsinghua has become an important institution for fostering talent and scientific research with a 98 year history of excellence. Among over 120,000 students who have graduated from Tsinghua since its founding are many outstanding scholars, eminent entrepreneurs and great statesmen.

Tsinghua University

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley is the world’s premier public research university, located in Berkeley, California. Chartered in 1868, it's the oldest of the major campuses affiliated with the University of California, with a distinguished faculty (over 20 Nobel laureates to date), a stellar research library, and more than 350 academic programs. UC Berkeley has a rich history of innovation, scientific discovery, and social activism such as the discovery of Vitamin E, the development of the influenza-virus vaccine, and the advent of open source software.

Berkeley

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge celebrated its 800th birthday in 2009 and is the university with the highest number of Nobel Prizes in the world - more than 80. The University's research throughput and degree of excellence has created a large and vibrant high-tech entrepreneurship clusters and one of Europe's main Open Innovation hubs, with hundreds of start-ups and several large corporate research labs located in and around the town of Cambridge.

University of Cambridge

University of Tampere

University of Tampere

The University of Tampere (UTA) embraces many fields of science in its extensive and multidisciplinary research profile. Established originally at Helsinki in 1925, and relocated at Tampere in 1960, the University has grown to become a significant national and international leader in selected areas of science. Leading fields of research include medical and health research, research on humans and technology, research on society and administration, and cultural research. The University of Tampere is the biggest provider of higher education in Finland for social sciences and the accompanying administrative sciences.

University of Tampere