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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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. 06.11.2017 Topicals

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.02.11.2017 Press release

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 Press release

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 Topicals

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

30.10.2017 Press release

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 Press release

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. 25.10.2017 Press release

Competitiveness from digitalisation: VTT and Hydroline to develop new service business from hydraulic cylinders

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and Hydroline Oy have joined forces to develop networked, intelligent next-generation hydraulic cylinders. 23.10.2017 Topicals

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 October20.10.2017 Press release

Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform

According to a recent Finnish study, more efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into recycled fertiliser products. 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.

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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. 25.10.2017 Smart Industry

Competitiveness from digitalisation: VTT and Hydroline to develop new service business from hydraulic cylinders

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and Hydroline Oy have joined forces to develop networked, intelligent next-generation hydraulic cylinders. 20.10.2017 Bioeconomy

Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform

According to a recent Finnish study, more efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into recycled fertiliser products. 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.

 Press Releases

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. 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

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