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12.12.2017

VTT develops device for the simultaneous measurement of several gases reducing indoor air quality

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a real-time and reliable device that can be used to measure ammonia and formaldehyde concentrations particularly in indoor air simultaneously, unlike with the meters currently in use.
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12.12.2017
Bioeconomy

VTT and the City of Nokia are planning plastic recycling in the ECO3 business park in Nokia

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the City of Nokia aim to develop a new type of plastic recycling concept in the ECO3 business park for the bio and circular economy in Nokia.
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06.12.2017
Bioeconomy

MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen will wear a unique evening dress, made of recycled fibre, designed by Anna Ruohonen, to the reception

For Finland's Centenary Independence Day Reception at the Presidential Palace, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen will wear an evening dress designed by Anna Ruohonen, which will be the first one made by using renewable fibre technology created by VTT.
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04.12.2017
Smart Industry

Automation of factory logistics for European SMEs takes a digital leap

Launched in October 2017, the L4MS initiative supported by the European Commission will accelerate the automation of intra-factory logistics of SMEs.

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12.12.2017 Press release

VTT develops device for the simultaneous measurement of several gases reducing indoor air quality

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a real-time and reliable device that can be used to measure ammonia and formaldehyde concentrations particularly in indoor air simultaneously, unlike with the meters currently in use.12.12.2017 Press release

VTT and the City of Nokia are planning plastic recycling in the ECO3 business park in Nokia

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the City of Nokia aim to develop a new type of plastic recycling concept in the ECO3 business park for the bio and circular economy in Nokia. 11.12.2017 Topicals

Doctoral thesis: Characterisation of lignocellulose components by analytical pyrolysis gas chromatography mass spectrometry

VTT’s Research Scientist Taina Ohra-aho presents her thesis in the field of bioproduct technology at the Aalto University on 20th December, 2017. 06.12.2017 Press release

MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen will wear a unique evening dress, made of recycled fibre, designed by Anna Ruohonen, to the reception

For Finland's Centenary Independence Day Reception at the Presidential Palace, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen will wear an evening dress designed by Anna Ruohonen, which will be the first one made by using renewable fibre technology created by VTT.04.12.2017 Press release

Automation of factory logistics for European SMEs takes a digital leap

Launched in October 2017, the L4MS initiative supported by the European Commission will accelerate the automation of intra-factory logistics of SMEs. 29.11.2017 Press release

Desentum raises EUR 2.3 million to test allergy vaccine

Today, Desentum, a Finnish biopharmaceutical company developing next generation immunotherapy to treat allergies, announced that it has raised approx. EUR 2.3 million in a crowd funding campaign.28.11.2017 Press release

Lignin-based concrete plasticizer technology LigniOx to be scaled-up

LigniOx technology developed by VTT converts lignin by-products from pulp mills and other biorefineries into concrete plasticizers that can compete with the synthetic and lignosulphonate-based admixtures on the market. 27.11.2017 Press release

A revolutionary new Finnish invention detects black ice in traffic

A new Finnish invention by EEE Innovations Ltd and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland revolutionizes the way black ice is detected and provides several other improvements in traffic safety as well. 24.11.2017 Topicals

Winners of the Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge will be announced at Slush

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been a partner in the Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge innovation contest, launched by Janssen Research & Development and Johnson & Johnson Innovation. 23.11.2017 Press release

Europe's Mobility as a Service turned into roadmap; account taken of rural areas’ special features

Under VTT’s coordination, the preconditions have been enhanced for user-oriented and ecological mobility services which seamlessly combine different modes of transport. 22.11.2017 Topicals

Mikko Merimaa appointed as Vice President, Research in VTT's knowledge intensive products and services business area

Mikko Merimaa, D.Sc. (Tech.), will transfer from VTT MIKES Metrology and has been appointed as Vice President, Research in VTT's knowledge intensive products and services business area starting from 1st December 2017. 22.11.2017 Press release

VTT: Virtual and augmented reality technologies influence consumers’ eating experiences

Could health-promoting foods be made more appealing by using digital tools to enhance consumers’ eating experiences? VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has used Virtual Reality (VR) to amplify such experiences.22.11.2017 Press release

New competitiveness for the European steel industry

European organisations will jointly renew the steel industry. 20.11.2017 Topicals

Sonja Hilavuo appointed as Vice President, Sales & Business Development in VTT

Sonja Hilavuo (M.Sc.) has been appointed as Vice President, Sales & Business Development in VTT starting from 15th November 2017.20.11.2017 Press release

VTT develops disposable optical test substrate for detecting harmful microbes

Harmful microbes and toxic micromolecules in food and drinking water can cause serious health problems around the world. For her PhD thesis, VTT researcher Sanna Uusitalo has developed a disposable optical test substrate for use in microbial detection. 17.11.2017 Press release

ICC Academy awarded Research Professor Kaisa Poutanen

The ICC Academy granted VTT’s Kaisa Poutanen its most highly regarded prize, the Clyde H. Bailey Medal on 14th November 2017, for major achievements in cereals research, technology development, and the health effects of whole grains. 16.11.2017 Press release

VTT and TUT: Filtration of nanoparticles from traffic should become a key criterion of building ventilation

A good air filter can prevent health-endangering nanoparticle emissions from entering the indoor air of buildings.15.11.2017 Press release

Spare parts go digital: a boost for the industrial spare parts business

Five percent of spare parts could currently be stored in digital warehouses. This would make parts more quickly and easily available, while creating considerable cost savings. 14.11.2017 Press release

EU border control is becoming harmonised and automated

Security risks and efficiency pressures at the EU's external borders are being highlighted as the number of passengers rises. 13.11.2017 Press release

VTT's solution enables compact devices for telecommunications and security camera applications at even higher frequencies

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new manufacturing technology for the integration of very high-frequency terahertz systems.

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12.12.2017

VTT develops device for the simultaneous measurement of several gases reducing indoor air quality

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a real-time and reliable device that can be used to measure ammonia and formaldehyde concentrations particularly in indoor air simultaneously, unlike with the meters currently in use.12.12.2017 Bioeconomy

VTT and the City of Nokia are planning plastic recycling in the ECO3 business park in Nokia

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the City of Nokia aim to develop a new type of plastic recycling concept in the ECO3 business park for the bio and circular economy in Nokia. 06.12.2017 Bioeconomy

MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen will wear a unique evening dress, made of recycled fibre, designed by Anna Ruohonen, to the reception

For Finland's Centenary Independence Day Reception at the Presidential Palace, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen will wear an evening dress designed by Anna Ruohonen, which will be the first one made by using renewable fibre technology created by VTT.04.12.2017 Smart Industry

Automation of factory logistics for European SMEs takes a digital leap

Launched in October 2017, the L4MS initiative supported by the European Commission will accelerate the automation of intra-factory logistics of SMEs. 29.11.2017

Desentum raises EUR 2.3 million to test allergy vaccine

Today, Desentum, a Finnish biopharmaceutical company developing next generation immunotherapy to treat allergies, announced that it has raised approx. EUR 2.3 million in a crowd funding campaign.28.11.2017 Bioeconomy

Lignin-based concrete plasticizer technology LigniOx to be scaled-up

LigniOx technology developed by VTT converts lignin by-products from pulp mills and other biorefineries into concrete plasticizers that can compete with the synthetic and lignosulphonate-based admixtures on the market. 27.11.2017

A revolutionary new Finnish invention detects black ice in traffic

A new Finnish invention by EEE Innovations Ltd and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland revolutionizes the way black ice is detected and provides several other improvements in traffic safety as well. 23.11.2017

Europe's Mobility as a Service turned into roadmap; account taken of rural areas’ special features

Under VTT’s coordination, the preconditions have been enhanced for user-oriented and ecological mobility services which seamlessly combine different modes of transport. 22.11.2017 Digital Society

VTT: Virtual and augmented reality technologies influence consumers’ eating experiences

Could health-promoting foods be made more appealing by using digital tools to enhance consumers’ eating experiences? VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has used Virtual Reality (VR) to amplify such experiences.22.11.2017

New competitiveness for the European steel industry

European organisations will jointly renew the steel industry. 20.11.2017

VTT develops disposable optical test substrate for detecting harmful microbes

Harmful microbes and toxic micromolecules in food and drinking water can cause serious health problems around the world. For her PhD thesis, VTT researcher Sanna Uusitalo has developed a disposable optical test substrate for use in microbial detection. 17.11.2017 Bioeconomy

ICC Academy awarded Research Professor Kaisa Poutanen

The ICC Academy granted VTT’s Kaisa Poutanen its most highly regarded prize, the Clyde H. Bailey Medal on 14th November 2017, for major achievements in cereals research, technology development, and the health effects of whole grains. 16.11.2017

VTT and TUT: Filtration of nanoparticles from traffic should become a key criterion of building ventilation

A good air filter can prevent health-endangering nanoparticle emissions from entering the indoor air of buildings.15.11.2017 Smart Industry

Spare parts go digital: a boost for the industrial spare parts business

Five percent of spare parts could currently be stored in digital warehouses. This would make parts more quickly and easily available, while creating considerable cost savings. 14.11.2017

EU border control is becoming harmonised and automated

Security risks and efficiency pressures at the EU's external borders are being highlighted as the number of passengers rises. 13.11.2017

VTT's solution enables compact devices for telecommunications and security camera applications at even higher frequencies

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new manufacturing technology for the integration of very high-frequency terahertz systems. 02.11.2017 Bioeconomy

Integrated technologies to recover metal and plastic from electronic waste

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new electronic waste recycling concept that combines a range of technologies and reduces waste. 01.11.2017 Bioeconomy

VTT to develop new enzymes found in India’s wildfire-prone areas for biorefineries

Micro-organisms found in the wildfire-prone rainforests of India are an exciting prospect for biochemical production, as they are accustomed to the challenging conditions following a forest fire. 30.10.2017

VTT-originated Spectral Engines develops a portable drug screening device for police officers

Spectral Engines, a growth company that originated at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, is about to launch a portable drug screening device police patrols can use for rapid and cost-efficient on-site screening of suspected drugs. 30.10.2017 Bioeconomy

VTT’s EUR 3 million investment accelerates the development of new kinds of fibre products

Cellulose and other fibres are future materials that can replace many plastic and mineral-based materials in the industrial sector.

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11.12.2017 Bioeconomy

Doctoral thesis: Characterisation of lignocellulose components by analytical pyrolysis gas chromatography mass spectrometry

VTT’s Research Scientist Taina Ohra-aho presents her thesis in the field of bioproduct technology at the Aalto University on 20th December, 2017. 24.11.2017

Winners of the Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge will be announced at Slush

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been a partner in the Next-Gen Baby Box QuickFire Challenge innovation contest, launched by Janssen Research & Development and Johnson & Johnson Innovation. 22.11.2017 Digital Society

Mikko Merimaa appointed as Vice President, Research in VTT's knowledge intensive products and services business area

Mikko Merimaa, D.Sc. (Tech.), will transfer from VTT MIKES Metrology and has been appointed as Vice President, Research in VTT's knowledge intensive products and services business area starting from 1st December 2017. 20.11.2017

Sonja Hilavuo appointed as Vice President, Sales & Business Development in VTT

Sonja Hilavuo (M.Sc.) has been appointed as Vice President, Sales & Business Development in VTT starting from 15th November 2017.06.11.2017

TactoTek® to supply Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) solution for Suunto Movesense Smart connector

Thin, flexible, environmentally sealed component enhances performance of Movesense motion measurement.30.10.2017

Customer story: New measuring improves indoor air quality while cutting energy cost by up to 50%

23.10.2017

Defence of dissertation in the field of engineering materials, Andrew Roiko

VTT’s Research Scientist, M.Sc. (Tech.), Andrew Roiko will defend his doctoral dissertation on Friday 27 October04.10.2017 Digital Society

Defence of dissertation in the field of systems and operations research

​VTT's Research Scientist, M.Sc.(Tech.), Tero Tyrväinen will defend the dissertation "Theoretical and Methodological Extensions to Dynamic Reliability Analysis". 02.10.2017 Low Carbon Energy

IEA Wind TCP 2016 Annual Report published

​IEA Wind TCP 2016 Annual Report has been published. Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT was responsible for Finland's share and executive summary.18.09.2017

WIVE project uses 5G to increase the business value

Nokia Bell Labs driven industry group and several academics make it possible for new types of industries to gain competitive advantage from the latest wireless technologies, especially 5G. 07.09.2017

TactoTek recognized for best practices and innovation in injection molded structural electronics (IMSE)

Frost & Sullivan announced that TactoTek has received the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Best Practices Award for 3D injection molded structural electronics technology innovation on 6th September, 2017. VTT Ventures Ltd is one of the owners of the company.28.08.2017

VTT acquires a new test system for the production of silicon photonics

VTT has acquired a system from SemiProbe to perform automatic and simultaneous Electro-Optical tests at Wafer Level (E/O WLT). 23.08.2017 Bioeconomy

Invitation for companies to digitalise forest industry with Siemens, VTT and Spinverse

Siemens, VTT and Spinverse invite partners to build an open innovation ecosystem for forest industry digitalization. 29.06.2017 Low Carbon Energy

VTT applies for licence from the Council of State to decommission a research reactor

​VTT submitted an application for licence from the Council of State to decommission a research reactor. 21.06.2017 Digital Society

VTT spin-off TactoTek collaborate with DuPont to support growing in-mold electronics market

​DuPont and TactoTek, a leading designer and producer of injection molded electronics (IME) solutions, announced on 21 June, 2017 they are collaborating to meet the growing demand for IME solutions.08.06.2017 Digital Society

What will the Baby Box of the future look like? - Participate in an international innovation competition

In an innovation competition arranged by Janssen and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, ideas and solutions are being sought for the Baby Box of the future, as health care processes are transformed by the digital revolution. 01.06.2017

Minima Processor has collected already 5,5 million Euros with two‐stage seed funding

Minima Processor Ltd, a microprocessor technology company and a VTT spin-off based in Oulu and Espoo, has completed its two‐stage seed funding round. Altogether Minima has collected 5,5 million Euros in less than a year. 12.05.2017

Doctoral dissertation of Applied Physics

VTT’s Research Scientist, M.Sc. (Tech.), Ville Valtavirta will defer his dissertation “Development and applications of multi-physics capabilities in a continuous energy Monte Carlo neutron transport code”.09.05.2017 Digital Society

Grounds for confidence: What is your cybersecurity made of?

VTT, Elisa and F-Secure turn to you for assistance. We are participating in EUREKA/Tekes-funded Sendate Planets research and development program which focuses on new competitive edge for European IT services. One element of that is security. 26.04.2017

VTT committed to act for climate emission reduction

VTT has signed a commitment to act for climate emissions reduction.

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