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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.

A disposable alcohol test reveals whether you are fit to drive within two minutes

The Finnish company Goodwiller has launched a rapid alcohol test it has developed in collaboration with VTT that measures the blood alcohol content from saliva.

VTT developed cold-tolerant yeast strains for cider and wine makers to improve product quality

VTT developed cold-tolerant yeast strains for cider and wine makers to improve product quality. The new cold-tolerant hybrid strains developed by VTT enable fermentation at lower and higher temperatures than before.

Fundamentals of water repellency revealed at VTT

Principal Scientist of VTT, Dr. Lasse Makkonen has explained the frictional mechanism that resists the motion of drops on inclined surfaces and when affected by wind drag, and developed a theory.

VTT to develop intelligent transport systems in cooperation with ITS Russia

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and ITS Russia have signed a partnership agreement concerning the development of intelligent transport systems (ITS).

VTT develops use of berry seeds in cosmetics

The husks of berry seeds have properties worth using in cosmetics to prevent the growth of harmful microbes. VTT has developed a method of recovering active substances from seed husks.

Aalto-1 satellite sends first image - the camera developed by VTT

The photograph was taken with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed hyperspectral camera's secondary camera.

Protein produced with electricity to alleviate world hunger

​A batch of single-cell protein has been produced by using electricity and carbon dioxide in a joint study by the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Spinnova partnering with the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp producer Fibria

Spinnova Ltd has started long term partnership with Fibria, Brazilian forestry company and the world’s leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests. Through this investment Fibria is Spinnova’s new minor shareholder and board member.

Porous, moisture-absorbent rye products excellent at maintaining satiety

Rye products are known to be more effective in maintaining satiety compared to other foods such as wheat products. Tests conducted by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland indicate that the structure of the rye food also makes a big difference.

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and JSC TENEX strengthen cooperation

On the 20th of June 2017, within the framework of the business program of the IX International Forum ATOMEXPO 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed.

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 solutions for testing autonomous ship navigation systems

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.


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