Design in research


By bringing strategic design approaches into the core of our research and innovation processes, we at VTT, support companies, organisations and business networks to explore and develop future-oriented and sustainable strategies, products, services and human experiences. In an agile manner, our combined approach of research and design brings together deep, interdisciplinary knowledge and contextual insight across organisational borders – supporting the diverse development needs of our customers.

Key facts: Co-creating future-proof solutions and ways of working, being:

Desirable, meaningful and ethical from human, customer and employee perspectives

Sustainable and viable from environmental, societal and business perspectives 

Emerging, progressive but feasible from technological and organizational perspectives

Niall Shakeshaft
Niall Shakeshaft