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Flexible electronic devices with roll-to-roll overmolding technology

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has, for the first time, performed all manufacturing stages for a flexible in-moulded LED foil -in roll-to-roll process.

Publicly funded nuclear safety research improves safety

SAFIR2018, a publicly funded research programme on nuclear power plant safety, is halfway through its four-year span. At the interim seminar, organized on 23–24 March at Innopoli in Espoo, participants will examine the programme’s achievements to date.

Finnish company Spectral Engines snatches the EU's Food Scanner –category

Spectral Engines had a strong trust into their own innovation and boldly took part in the Food Scanner -competition organized by the EU. Spectral Engines' optical sensor technology originates from years of development done at VTT.

Transport systems face disruption by extreme weather – better risk management is needed

Extreme weather conditions due to climate change pose a new threat to ageing infrastructure. We need to be better prepared, according to a publication by the OECD’s International Transport Forum.

FocalSpec Oy receives funding of €3.5 million

Oulu-based FocalSpec Oy has received funding of €3.5 million for development work and to grow the business. Laser is currently the most widely used measuring technology in quality control.

VTT has developed stand-up pouches from renewable raw materials and nanocellulose

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed lightweight 100% bio-based stand-up pouches with high technical performance.

Environmentally friendly, almost electricity-free solar cooling – also serves as a heat pump

Demand and the need for cooling are growing as the effects of climate change intensify. VTT and German company ZAE Bayern have built an emission-free, solar-powered chiller; a pilot system has been tested in Finland and Germany.

VTT provides stepping stones towards the bioeconomy

The transition from fossil-based raw materials to renewables has already begun, and tomorrow’s bioeconomy is being created today.

Finnish firm, Dispelix, makes list of world’s most promising startups

VTT spin-off, Dispelix Oy, is the only Finnish company to have made it into the top 50 most promising startups. The company manufactures new-generation see-through-displays for augmented reality glasses.

New approach for matching production and consumption of renewable electricity promotes large-scale integration of solar and wind power

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating the BALANCE project, which brings together leading European research institutes in the field of electrochemical conversion.

New use for paper industry’s sludge and fly ash in plastics

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland examined, as part of the EU’s Reffibre project, whether new industrial applications could be developed for various types of sludge and fly ash generated by the paper and board industry.

Child’s vaccination data handily available via Kasvuseula service

Parents can now follow their tots’ vaccinations via the Kasvuseula online service, which provides analytical data on the child's growth.

Gamification motivates consumers to reduce power consumption peaks – pilot sites in Helsinki, Nice and Vienna

In collaboration with the international CITYOPT project, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an energy planning tool for experts and an application for consumers.

VTT's vision of the era of smart and consumer-centric food production

We are moving into the era, where food production and digitalisation will merge to form a new food economy. The transition is already under way – led by consumers.

Mika Toikka appointed VP, Sales & Business Development

Mika Toikka, MSc (Tech), has been appointed as VTT’s Vice President, Sales and Business Development in Espoo from 13 February 2017.

Reactive lignin for reducing the environmental impacts of wood products

VTT has developed technology known as “CatLignin” to produce reactive lignin from pulp industry side streams to be used as a replacement for toxic phenol compounds in wood adhesives that are widely used in wood products and furniture.

Industrial maintenance is becoming knowledge work

Virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mobile social media will soon be part of everyday work for service technicians.

New design tools bring large-area LED products on the market with speed, quality and lower costs

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland develops novel LED light sources based on large, flexible and transparent substrates in collaboration with the Finnish companies Flexbright and Lighting Design Collective.

Salofa introduces a blue-green algae test developed by VTT and the University of Turku

Salofa Oy will commercialise the blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) test originally developed by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the University of Turku.

Production of nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon from waste water

Municipal sewage and some industrial waste waters can be used as sources of carbon and nutrients much more effectively than they are today.


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