Optical spectroscopy


Optical spectroscopy technologies have nearly endless application potential for industries ranging from defense to health and forestry to recycling. At VTT, we have a team of more than 30 world-class researchers working side-by-side with our partners and customers to develop trailblazing, tailored optical spectroscopy applications for demanding environments.

Key facts

VTT specialises in highly customised optical spectroscopy solutions for difficult environments. Our key expertise is in optical design, Raman spectroscopy, as well as near-infrared (NIR) and mid-infrared (MIR) spectroscopies.

We have close to 40 years of experience in optical spectroscopy projects, and our research expertise combines optics, mechanics, instrumentation, data analytics, algorithms, software and more.

Our optical spectroscopy -based technologies have a wide range of application areas including paper & plastics industry, emissions and environmental monitoring, health tech, mining & steel, agriculture & food, robotics, circular economy, and biotechnology

Kaj Nummila
Kaj Nummila
Solution Sales Lead, National metrology institute VTT MIKES