Sustainable and smart city


Smart City


Built environment »

We help organizations to meet tomorrow's built environment needs with high-end technologies and cost-efficient low carbon solutions.

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​​Sustainable energy and fuels »

Our biofuels solutions are in use around the world. Our focus is on sustainable non-food materials like cane stalks, forest residues, straw and other lignocellulosic raw materials.

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​​Smart City energy solutions »

We enable cities and energy providers to create innovative, resource-efficient energy solutions at the city and district level.

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​​Smart governance »

We share our international innovation ecosystem with municipalities and businesses to turn vision into optimal reality, maximising the impact of Smart City initiatives.

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​​​Smart lighting »

We help our customers to integrate lighting and ICT technologies for new, cost-effective functionality and thus help lighting industry clients make the leap to connected lighting.  

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​​​​Transport solutions »

Our know-how combines advanced technology and methods, business expertise and a deep understanding of value chains to deliver the transport solutions of tomorrow.

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Why partner with VTT?

  1. We offer our customers and partners multidisciplinary and in-depth scientific, technological and business competences. Several strong scientific focus areas create a flexible platform for radically new technology and business development.

  2. We have world-class research environments and solid IPR assets. Benefit from our unique R&D infrastructure which enables the development chain from basic research and process development up to prototyping and pilot manufacturing. Our intellectual property is considerable and we are flexible on the terms of intellectual property developed in commissioned research and development projects.

  3. We have a proven track record: 9% of Global Fortune 500 companies are already our customers. By engaging in collaboration with us, they have promoted the creation of new businesses, improved current processes, practices and products and boosted the productivity of their R&D activities.


The optimisation process and system solution seeking give us inspiration and new knowledge. We shall take advantage of this new knowledge based on VTT developments, in our future district and building products.

Toni Tuomola, Yksikönjohtaja, Skanska Talonrakennus Oy​


From start to finish of the project we had regular and constructive discussions and the VTT team was very responsive. Furthermore, we were impressed by the enthusiasm and commitment as well as the profound expertise of each team member which enabled them to come up with convincing solutions.

Dr. Martin Siegel, Head of Technology Experts & Scouting, Zumtobel Group



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