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12.10.2017
Digital Society

VTT-led European project aims for a healthier environment

VTT is coordinating an European project called ESTABLISH, which aims to provide a healthier and safer environment thereby improving the quality of life. The project includes a pilot experiment in Finland, which will be carried out in schools.
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28.09.2017
Smart Industry

VTT upgrades pilot environment for 3D printing of metals: powders a step towards the future of product development

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland’s new plasma equipment accelerates industrial production processes and the creation of new products. The entire production chain, from raw materials to product, has been accelerated and streamlined.
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26.09.2017

Automated driving testing on European roads: Research project L3Pilot kicks off

Europe’s automotive industry has joined forces with research institutions and other stakeholders to test and evaluate automated in-vehicle technologies in real traffic in eleven European countries, including cross-border driving.
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20.09.2017
Digital Society

KeepLoop mobile microscope actively used as teaching aid

A mobile microscope developed by VTT and commercialised by KeepLoop has been in active use at the Kämmenniemi School in Tampere.

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12.10.2017 Press release

VTT-led European project aims for a healthier environment

VTT is coordinating an European project called ESTABLISH, which aims to provide a healthier and safer environment thereby improving the quality of life. The project includes a pilot experiment in Finland, which will be carried out in schools. 04.10.2017 Topicals

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 Topicals

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.28.09.2017 Press release

VTT upgrades pilot environment for 3D printing of metals: powders a step towards the future of product development

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland’s new plasma equipment accelerates industrial production processes and the creation of new products. The entire production chain, from raw materials to product, has been accelerated and streamlined.26.09.2017 Press release

Automated driving testing on European roads: Research project L3Pilot kicks off

Europe’s automotive industry has joined forces with research institutions and other stakeholders to test and evaluate automated in-vehicle technologies in real traffic in eleven European countries, including cross-border driving. 20.09.2017 Press release

KeepLoop mobile microscope actively used as teaching aid

A mobile microscope developed by VTT and commercialised by KeepLoop has been in active use at the Kämmenniemi School in Tampere. 20.09.2017 Press release

VTT and Lithuanian State Enterprise Ignalina NPP strengthen cooperation

The Memorandum of Understanding supports developing business and research cooperation, as well as promoting joint solutions and services in the fields of nuclear facilities decommissioning and radioactive waste management to international market.19.09.2017 Press release

VTT has developed a device for measuring inflammation value at home, for use by consumers and professionals

VTT has developed a portable device for measuring inflammation levels quickly in home environment.19.09.2017 Press release

Anneli Auranen and Heta Kupsala win VTT cellulose material design contest

On 13 September 2017, the first prize in VTT's Design the Cellulose Hackathon competition was presented to Anneli Auranen and Heta Kupsala's team, for creating a backpack from biomaterials. 19.09.2017 Press release

Fabric made from VTT's recycled fibre feels half way between cotton and viscose

The method develop at VTT involves dissolving worn and discarded cotton and using it as a raw material for new fibre. The first product models demonstrate that recycled fibre can be transformed into a yarn and pleasant fabric. 18.09.2017 Press release

Finnish mobile device for detecting arrhythmia soon available for consumers

The VTT spin-off, VitalSignum, is making a small mobile device – which detects arrhythmia by measuring the patient’s ECG – available to consumers. The first production batch is being completed and will be retailed to consumers in early October.18.09.2017 Topicals

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. 18.09.2017 Press release

VTT is developing 3D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing a 3D wound care product for monitoring wound condition in hospital care. 18.09.2017 Press release

Finnish smart clothing picks a new career path

The Smart Clothing 2.0 project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd creates business opportunities for Finnish smart clothing and services. 15.09.2017 Press release

Finnish technology will plunge into Saturn's atmosphere onboard Cassini

The mission of NASA's Cassini will end when the probe is directed into Saturn's atmosphere at around 3 pm Finnish time on 15 September. 14.09.2017 Press release

VTT and UpCode bring smart sensors and functional inks to consumer goods

Soon, consumers will be able to buy, for example, digital beer capable of providing information on the product itself and its production stages with the aid of smart codes and the sensors embedded in the product. 12.09.2017 Press release

The Finnish Kaitotek makes network measurement tool developed by VTT available to industry

Kaitotek Oy (Ltd), which was founded early this year, is continuing the development of software, begun by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, for measuring and monitoring the quality of service of networks. 12.09.2017 Press release

Modular drop-in fuel technology to boost bio-share of oil refineries

EU-funded project COMSYN aims to develop a production concept for competitive bio-based fuels by means of a compact gasification and synthesis process.07.09.2017 Topicals

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.31.08.2017 Press release

Jaakko Leppänen appointed VTT’s Research Professor of Reactor Safety

Jaakko Leppänen, DSc (Technology), has been appointed VTT’s new Research Professor responsible for reactor safety as of 1 July 2017.

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12.10.2017 Digital Society

VTT-led European project aims for a healthier environment

VTT is coordinating an European project called ESTABLISH, which aims to provide a healthier and safer environment thereby improving the quality of life. The project includes a pilot experiment in Finland, which will be carried out in schools. 28.09.2017 Smart Industry

VTT upgrades pilot environment for 3D printing of metals: powders a step towards the future of product development

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland’s new plasma equipment accelerates industrial production processes and the creation of new products. The entire production chain, from raw materials to product, has been accelerated and streamlined.26.09.2017

Automated driving testing on European roads: Research project L3Pilot kicks off

Europe’s automotive industry has joined forces with research institutions and other stakeholders to test and evaluate automated in-vehicle technologies in real traffic in eleven European countries, including cross-border driving. 20.09.2017 Digital Society

KeepLoop mobile microscope actively used as teaching aid

A mobile microscope developed by VTT and commercialised by KeepLoop has been in active use at the Kämmenniemi School in Tampere. 20.09.2017

VTT and Lithuanian State Enterprise Ignalina NPP strengthen cooperation

The Memorandum of Understanding supports developing business and research cooperation, as well as promoting joint solutions and services in the fields of nuclear facilities decommissioning and radioactive waste management to international market.19.09.2017 Digital Society

VTT has developed a device for measuring inflammation value at home, for use by consumers and professionals

VTT has developed a portable device for measuring inflammation levels quickly in home environment.19.09.2017 Bioeconomy

Anneli Auranen and Heta Kupsala win VTT cellulose material design contest

On 13 September 2017, the first prize in VTT's Design the Cellulose Hackathon competition was presented to Anneli Auranen and Heta Kupsala's team, for creating a backpack from biomaterials. 19.09.2017 Bioeconomy

Fabric made from VTT's recycled fibre feels half way between cotton and viscose

The method develop at VTT involves dissolving worn and discarded cotton and using it as a raw material for new fibre. The first product models demonstrate that recycled fibre can be transformed into a yarn and pleasant fabric. 18.09.2017 Health and Wellbeing

Finnish mobile device for detecting arrhythmia soon available for consumers

The VTT spin-off, VitalSignum, is making a small mobile device – which detects arrhythmia by measuring the patient’s ECG – available to consumers. The first production batch is being completed and will be retailed to consumers in early October.18.09.2017 Bioeconomy

VTT is developing 3D-printing materials for wound care and decorative elements

Cellulose nanofibrils have properties that can improve the characteristics of bio-based 3D-printing pastes. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing a 3D wound care product for monitoring wound condition in hospital care. 18.09.2017 Digital Society

Finnish smart clothing picks a new career path

The Smart Clothing 2.0 project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd creates business opportunities for Finnish smart clothing and services. 15.09.2017 Digital Society

Finnish technology will plunge into Saturn's atmosphere onboard Cassini

The mission of NASA's Cassini will end when the probe is directed into Saturn's atmosphere at around 3 pm Finnish time on 15 September. 14.09.2017 Digital Society

VTT and UpCode bring smart sensors and functional inks to consumer goods

Soon, consumers will be able to buy, for example, digital beer capable of providing information on the product itself and its production stages with the aid of smart codes and the sensors embedded in the product. 12.09.2017 Digital Society

The Finnish Kaitotek makes network measurement tool developed by VTT available to industry

Kaitotek Oy (Ltd), which was founded early this year, is continuing the development of software, begun by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, for measuring and monitoring the quality of service of networks. 12.09.2017 Low Carbon Energy

Modular drop-in fuel technology to boost bio-share of oil refineries

EU-funded project COMSYN aims to develop a production concept for competitive bio-based fuels by means of a compact gasification and synthesis process.31.08.2017 Smart Industry

Jaakko Leppänen appointed VTT’s Research Professor of Reactor Safety

Jaakko Leppänen, DSc (Technology), has been appointed VTT’s new Research Professor responsible for reactor safety as of 1 July 2017.30.08.2017 Digital Society

Adoption of robotics into a hospital’s daily operations requires broad cooperation

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland studied the implementation of a logistics robot system at the Seinäjoki Central Hospital in South Ostrobothnia. 30.08.2017 Bioeconomy

ITERAMS project reinventing the role of water and waste in mining

The ITERAMS project "Integrated Mineral Technologies for More Sustainable Raw Material Supply" funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 programme is reinventing water and waste in mining.30.08.2017 Bioeconomy

A total of 33 companies joining forces with VTT to develop new generation sustainable forest products

Together with a large industrial consortium, VTT Technical Research of Finland has launched a EUR 4.5 million project to speed up the development of fibre-based products as alternatives to oil-based materials like plastics. 23.08.2017 Digital Society

VTT and Fläkt Woods have developed an intelligent flow sensor for demand - controlled ventilation

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Fläkt Woods Oy have developed a flow sensor which enables ventilation to adapt to actual demand, thereby improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency.

 Press Releases

04.10.2017 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. 06.04.2017 Bioeconomy

Winner of Global Impact Challenge Finland Lauri Reuter develops sustainable food production

VTT Research Scientist PhD (Biotechnology) Lauri Reuter won the Global Impact Challenge competition, which seeks ideas for solving global problems – climate change, in this instance – on 29 March 2017.01.03.2017 Smart Industry

Reboot Finland D.Day to boost Finland’s competitive edge

Tekes, CGI, Nokia, Finpro, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and the Technology Industries of Finland are building together a new operation model, D.Day, to catalyst innovations. 13.02.2017 Business Essentials

CEO x 1 Day 2017: Student, spend a day with CEO Antti Vasara

10.02.2017 Digital Society

VTT and CWC receive the first 5G equipment in Finland

Nokia has delivered the first radio equipment based on 5G technology to VTT and to CWC. The arrival of the new demo devices marks the continued long-lasting 5G test network cooperation between the network company Nokia and the research institutes.08.02.2017 Sustainable and Smart City

CIP Commendation to Miimu Airaksinen

​Smart Cities: VTT's Research Professor Miimu Airaksinen awarded 11.01.2017

VTTers appointed as Docents last year

09.12.2016 Bioeconomy

Dissertation in production of hydrophobin fusion proteins in plant cell cultures

VTT’s Research Scientist Lauri Reuter presents his dissertation on production of hydrophobin fusion proteins in plant cell cultures at the University of Helsinki on 9th December 2016.

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