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VTT's miniature hyperspectral camera launched to space in Aalto-1 satellite

VTT’s small and lightweight hyperspectral camera was successfully launched to space in Aalto-1 nanosatellite on 23rd of June 2017.

VTT develops new technology for autonomous ship navigation systems: Autopilot steers during evasive manoeuvres and docking

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing safe steering for the remote-monitored and controlled autonomous ships of the future. The new technology has been developed for navigation systems and ship autopilots, which steer ships automatically.

VTT method accelerates the development of microelectronics in three dimensions

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed the unique PillarHall test structures to accelerate the market entry of three-dimensional, small, efficient and low-power but high-performance electronic components.

Finland has the world’s most energy-saving supermarket – half of the energy it consumes is solar in origin

Under VTT's leadership, Finland has the world's most energy-efficient supermarket, which consumes only 40% of the energy of a normal grocery store.

Artificial intelligence to assist in the treatment of heart patients

The University of Tampere and TAYS Heart Hospital use artificial intelligence technologies developed by VTT in the home care of heart patients.

Finnish demo plant produces renewable fuel from carbon dioxide captured from the air

Soletair demo plant developed by VTT and Lappeenranta University of Technology uses carbon dioxide to produce renewable fuels and chemicals. The aim is to demonstrate the technical performance of the process.

In the future, products are manufactured decentralized – towards a digital factory

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) set up a demonstration of a digital factory.

Finnish 5G test networks are piloting the digital business and service models of the future

Finland’s 5G test networks are shifting their focus from technology development more towards large-scale service trials.

VTT expands its bio and circular economy pilot centre

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland will expand the operation of the Bioruukki pilot centre located in Espoo, from thermochemistry to novel ways of biomass utilisation, recycling of textile fibres and green chemistry technologies.

VTT, Tampere University of Technology and Tampere University of Applied Science combine cutting-edge infra: One-stop-shop principle adopted by Finland’s manufacturing industry

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) are creating an extensive research infrastructure in Finland.

VTT participates in developing new 5G technology and business opportunities based on smart light pole networks

Our cities face great challenges to improve safety, energy efficiency, air quality, effectivity of transportation and quality of living.

VTT at the MPD event arranged in Tampere between 29 and 31 May: Meet the enablers of the digital future

VTT participates in the "Manufacturing Performance Days 2017" event that gathers domestic and international leaders in industry, technology and service provisions under the theme "Towards Outcome Economy".

VTT's autonomous cars take to public roads and start communicating with each other

Marilyn, the first automated car to be granted a road traffic testing permit in Finland, and its spouse Martti have taken things to a new level together and started exchanging information with each other and their driving environment.

Available to industry for the first time: New computation tools enable much faster and cheaper product development

Faster, more accurate and agile computation tools and methods have been developed through the SEMTEC project, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

New life for steel structural components from old buildings

The joint European project PROGRESS, which is being led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, is developing new utilizations models based on the circular economy.

Power plants could cut a third of their emissions by using solar energy

Led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the COMBO-CFB project has developed a new innovative concept to increase solar energy production in the energy system.

Finland's first 5G development environment opens to businesses

Finland's first 5G test network 5GTN expands in Oulu. 5G development environment of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the University of Oulu and the Centria Polytechnic will be used especially for vertical business use.

Remote sensing performed by flying robots

The DroneKnowledge project received significant Challenge Finland funding from Tekeswith the help of which the research and business involving drones, or flying robots, are expected to take great steps in development.

A new method for producing plant-based drinking bottles from FDCA

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an environmentally sound and economical method for producing furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) from plant sugars for the production of drinking bottles, paints and industrial resins, for example.

AI-based smartphone application can predict user’s health risks

VTT has developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based data analysis methods used in a smartphone application of Odum Oy, which can estimate its users’ health risks and, if necessary, guide them towards a healthier lifestyle.


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