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Utilisation of smartwatches in situations requiring alerts

VTT Technical Research of Centre Ltd has developed various kinds of software for smartwatches that utilise speech recognition in social communication and show smart traffic data on the watch display.



Better products and services for winter maintenance and traffic safety

VTT has participated as a research partner in a project in which Finnish companies have developed increasingly better road weather and winter maintenance services, and combined them into product and service packages.



VTT video presents digital maternity package concept

In the future, pregnant women and the parents of small children will find it easier to monitor their families' health on a more comprehensive basis.



The most significant bioeconomy research ecosystem in Finland will begin operation in Espoo

VTT has built a piloting centre aimed at refining biomass at Kivenlahti, Espoo. Bioruukki offers companies world-class platform for new technology development and realisation of the national bioeconomy strategy.



New flavours for lager beer – successful generation of hybrid yeasts

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has been the first to publish a scientific study on the successful generation of hybrid lager yeasts.



VTT has developed a large-surface light-emitting plastic film

Based on OLED technology and implemented by means of a printing machine, this method developed by VTT provides an opportunity to create patterned and flexible light-emitting surfaces on advertising displays, info signs and lighting fixtures, for instance.



VTT is developing automated reading recommendations for Norwegian media

VTT is developing methods for automatically recommending articles and advertisements for readers of online newspapers in a project led by the Norwegian Adressavisen newspaper.



Demanding piloting in Helsinki: New technology light-weight electric buses charge while operating on capital area city streets

Helsinki Region Transport and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd will launch an extensive joint pilot to introduce highly efficient light-weight electric buses.



New products from bark to replace fossil compounds: adhesives and insulating foams from softwood bark tannins

In collaboration with its partners, VTT developed tannin extraction from softwood bark as part of an ERA-NET project.



Solar power from energy-harvesting trees – Watch the video!

Scientists at VTT have developed a prototype of a tree that harvests solar energy from its surroundings and stores it and turns it into electricity to power small devices such as mobile phones, humidifiers, thermometers and LED light bulbs.



VTT and Revenio to co-operation - Aim is to launch screening device to detect skin cancer

Revenio aims to launch screening device to detect skin cancer



VTT and University of Oulu build Finland’s first 5G test network

Together with their industrial partners, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the University of Oulu are building a 5G test network in which critical new technologies can be developed.



Otaniemi  research hotel a model for the energy-efficient city of the future: aiming at the Chinese market

VTT has built an energy consumption monitoring system for residents of the Otaniemi research hotel.



Launch of Gateone Innovation Action, boosting smart system innovation for SMEs

Gateone is a European project to equip SMEs with smart technologies and solutions to boost their innovation cycle.



Scientists developed protein, skin care and biopesticide products from fish filleting residue and rapeseed press cakes

Food industry co-streams which could be upgraded to more valuable products than the original ones ending up as animal feed.



VTT ’s bio-based pouch for nuts and other award-winning projects in the New Tree competition

VTT’s fully bio-based and transparent packaging film won the New Tree competition award in the urbanisation category on 29 January in Helsinki.



VTT Cyberlab reliably spots security vulnerabilities

VTT is committed to improving the capacity of enterprises and organisations to respond to the rising level of cyberthreats



VTT views mineral scarcity and environmental technologies as opportunities

As mineral resources are dwindling, it is becoming increasingly important to know how even the tiniest amounts of minerals can be recovered from waste – or how minerals can be substituted for other materials in industrial use.



Decorative and flexible solar panels become part of interior design and the appearance of objects

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed and utilized a mass production method based on printing technologies allowing the manufacturing of decorative, organic solar panels.



VTT develops permeable pavements for Nordic conditions

In co-operation with industrial partners, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed permeable pavements to reduce the problems caused by storm and runoff water in urban areas.


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