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13.11.2019

VTT’s deep-tech incubator teams come up with two solutions to meet the need for new sustainable fish feed

Food shortages are a major global issue. Population growth is increasing the need for food, and growing wealth is driving demand for animal protein foods.
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11.11.2019

New solutions for engine power plant noise – increased engine power and renewable energy require investments in noise management

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the technology group Wärtsilä have completed a three-year project funded by Business Finland, which created new solutions for power plant noise emissions.
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04.11.2019
Bioeconomy

Wood-based yarn captures hormones from wastewater

VTT and Aalto University have developed a wood-based cellulose fibre yarn that is an affordable solution for capturing pharmaceutical substances – especially ethinylestradiol in contraceptive pills – that would otherwise end up in bodies of water.
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01.11.2019

VTT founds a subsidiary to offer innovations for autonomous mobility

Finland is a forerunner in autonomous and remotely controlled solutions that are renewing the industrial sector, logistics and the way people move.

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14.11.2019 Topicals

Join us on our quest to find solutions to global challenges! Vacancies at VTT

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We face global challenges head-on and turn them into opportunities for sustainable growth. 13.11.2019 Press release

VTT’s deep-tech incubator teams come up with two solutions to meet the need for new sustainable fish feed

Food shortages are a major global issue. Population growth is increasing the need for food, and growing wealth is driving demand for animal protein foods. 11.11.2019 Topicals

Dr. Holger Pöhler appointed as Professor of Practice for Industrial Chemistry at VTT

VTT’s second Professor of Practice, Dr. Holger Pöhler will deliver in-sight in the field of industrial chemistry. 11.11.2019 Press release

New solutions for engine power plant noise – increased engine power and renewable energy require investments in noise management

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the technology group Wärtsilä have completed a three-year project funded by Business Finland, which created new solutions for power plant noise emissions. 04.11.2019 Press release

Wood-based yarn captures hormones from wastewater

VTT and Aalto University have developed a wood-based cellulose fibre yarn that is an affordable solution for capturing pharmaceutical substances – especially ethinylestradiol in contraceptive pills – that would otherwise end up in bodies of water. 01.11.2019 Press release

VTT founds a subsidiary to offer innovations for autonomous mobility

Finland is a forerunner in autonomous and remotely controlled solutions that are renewing the industrial sector, logistics and the way people move. 01.11.2019 Topicals

Cutting-edge research gives Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology a competitive advantage

The mining sector has been a pioneer in the use of digital, autonomous and remotely controlled systems. Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is the leading global provider of mining and excavation equipment and services.31.10.2019 Topicals

VTT’s Niall Shakeshaft: Is this peak service design, and if so, what should we do about it?

A journalist recently posed me a rather leading question. She asked me if I thought service design might be completely over-hyped and if maybe in ten years’ time, the whole field might even be viewed as something of a joke? 29.10.2019 Press release

VTT’s snack machine prepares a healthy Scoothie according to the user’s wishes

VTT developed a snack machine that nimbly prepares a product with high fibre or protein content – a Scoothie – in accordance with the consumer’s wishes and needs. 28.10.2019 Topicals

Reboot IoT Factory reforms industry with digital solutions – aiming at an impact of EUR 1 billion

​Productivity, production quality and reaction speed are key challenges in industry. Reboot IoT Factory develops digital solutions for these challenges, with their functionality tested in a genuine factory environment.21.10.2019 Topicals

NOVUM's open technology platform launched to improve the cellulose electrical insulation production

NOVUM: The project brings together the following three technologies: 3D printing, thermoforming and foam forming of cellulose for electrical insulation. 21.10.2019 Topicals

Mika Prunnila appointed Research Professor in electronic sensors

18.10.2019 Press release

The SmartTram ecosystem brings attractive solutions to sustainable mobility while fostering competitiveness

The SmartTram ecosystem brings together the Finnish research and business sectors to work with cities to create the world’s finest tram transport solutions in order to reinforce exports of Finnish expertise.15.10.2019 Topicals

VTT one of Finland’s most responsible summer job employers

VTT was ranked fourth in the large company category of the Responsible Summer Job survey by job search service Oikotie. 10.10.2019 Topicals

VTT and Finland among the best on the European semiconductor scene

The annual summit for MEMS, Sensors and Imaging was held in Grenoble, France this last September. This year VTT's president and CEO Dr Antti Vasara gave a keynote presentation at the summit.26.09.2019 Press release

Complete production chain from biomass residues to Fischer-Tropsch products successfully validated

Production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues was successfully validated in the EU’s COMSYN project in September. The process performance was verified with bark in an 80 hour-long test run at VTT. 26.09.2019 Press release

Valuable product from steel industry slag– components created as a result of piloting tested in Finland and Spain

VTT and Renotech Oy developed a method for the partial replacement of refractory ceramic raw material with slag from the steel industry. 23.09.2019 Topicals

5G disrupts traditional value chains – are you ready to explore new business opportunities with VTT?

5G technology has been hailed as the next evolution in IoT, connectivity and even productivity. It is also an immense opportunity for forward-looking businesses to capture a piece of the market and for cities to build new competitive advantage.19.09.2019 Press release

The Inspection & Maintenance robotics programme RIMA launched its first open call with €8.1 million equity-free funding for small & medium sized and slightly bigger companies

Launched within the framework of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, RIMA is an acceleration project that aims at connecting research and industry organisations to deploy robotics technologies in I&M applications to fit market needs19.09.2019 Press release

Clear sector-specific differences in companies’ digimaturity levels

An online tool provided by VTT has offered organisations an opportunity to examine their digimaturity level and compare it with other organisations.

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13.11.2019

VTT’s deep-tech incubator teams come up with two solutions to meet the need for new sustainable fish feed

Food shortages are a major global issue. Population growth is increasing the need for food, and growing wealth is driving demand for animal protein foods. 11.11.2019

New solutions for engine power plant noise – increased engine power and renewable energy require investments in noise management

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the technology group Wärtsilä have completed a three-year project funded by Business Finland, which created new solutions for power plant noise emissions. 04.11.2019 Bioeconomy

Wood-based yarn captures hormones from wastewater

VTT and Aalto University have developed a wood-based cellulose fibre yarn that is an affordable solution for capturing pharmaceutical substances – especially ethinylestradiol in contraceptive pills – that would otherwise end up in bodies of water. 01.11.2019

VTT founds a subsidiary to offer innovations for autonomous mobility

Finland is a forerunner in autonomous and remotely controlled solutions that are renewing the industrial sector, logistics and the way people move. 29.10.2019

VTT’s snack machine prepares a healthy Scoothie according to the user’s wishes

VTT developed a snack machine that nimbly prepares a product with high fibre or protein content – a Scoothie – in accordance with the consumer’s wishes and needs. 18.10.2019 Sustainable and Smart City

The SmartTram ecosystem brings attractive solutions to sustainable mobility while fostering competitiveness

The SmartTram ecosystem brings together the Finnish research and business sectors to work with cities to create the world’s finest tram transport solutions in order to reinforce exports of Finnish expertise.26.09.2019 Bioeconomy

Complete production chain from biomass residues to Fischer-Tropsch products successfully validated

Production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues was successfully validated in the EU’s COMSYN project in September. The process performance was verified with bark in an 80 hour-long test run at VTT. 26.09.2019

Valuable product from steel industry slag– components created as a result of piloting tested in Finland and Spain

VTT and Renotech Oy developed a method for the partial replacement of refractory ceramic raw material with slag from the steel industry. 19.09.2019

The Inspection & Maintenance robotics programme RIMA launched its first open call with €8.1 million equity-free funding for small & medium sized and slightly bigger companies

Launched within the framework of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, RIMA is an acceleration project that aims at connecting research and industry organisations to deploy robotics technologies in I&M applications to fit market needs19.09.2019 Digital Society

Clear sector-specific differences in companies’ digimaturity levels

An online tool provided by VTT has offered organisations an opportunity to examine their digimaturity level and compare it with other organisations. 18.09.2019 Sustainable and Smart City

VTT develops smart cities in LuxTurrim5G ecosystem

In smart cities of the future, smart light poles will replace ordinary light poles, laying the foundations for a fast and efficient 5G network. 16.09.2019 Bioeconomy

Combination of wood fibres and spider silk could rival plastic

The unique material outperforms most of today’s synthetic and 12.09.2019 Bioeconomy

New study compares potential of different decarbonisation options in road transport

Sustainable fuels could play an important role in reducing transport emissions even as electric vehicles become cheaper says a new study from VTT and the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.09.09.2019 Low Carbon Energy

Materials and chemicals the first commodities to be commercialized by carbon reuse economy

To mitigate climate change, giving up the use of fossil carbon is of utmost importance. One of the approaches is the reuse of carbon dioxide. 19.08.2019 Bioeconomy

Solution from VTT to prevent beer bottle explosions

Some contaminant yeasts make beer bottles and cans explode. Apart from being dangerous for consumers these ‘diastatic’ yeasts also cause loss of beer batches due to off-flavours, increased alcohol and over-carbonation in products. 10.07.2019 Digital Society

Quantum computing IQM to commercialise groundbreaking research from Aalto University and VTT

The startup - a spinout from Aalto and VTT - is developing hardware systems to enable the world’s first scalable quantum computing solution. 04.07.2019 Digital Society

Digital society relies on 5G – VTT is developing a more secure 5G network with companies

The 5G mobile network will revolutionise our everyday services and keep modern society running. For that reason it is vital to be able to guarantee the security of the operating environment. 26.06.2019

VTT and Saab expand co-operation in the security of supply of critical technologies

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Saab have signed a framework agreement with the aim to strengthen research co-operation in mutually interesting technology areas, thereby ensuring security of supply of critical technologies.​25.06.2019 Bioeconomy

The Telaketju network expands in Finland: Aim at making business out of circular economy of textiles

A two-year R&D project, led by VTT, will gather more than 20 companies and research partners together to create a sustainable basis for the circular economy of textiles. 25.06.2019 Bioeconomy

Headphones made from biomaterials produced by yeast and fungal mycelium

A project team comprising research scientists, industrial designers and documentarians wanted to prove this possible and produced a set of headphones in their project Korvaa, the plastic and leather components of which were grown by microbes.

 Press Releases

14.11.2019

Join us on our quest to find solutions to global challenges! Vacancies at VTT

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We face global challenges head-on and turn them into opportunities for sustainable growth. 11.11.2019

Dr. Holger Pöhler appointed as Professor of Practice for Industrial Chemistry at VTT

VTT’s second Professor of Practice, Dr. Holger Pöhler will deliver in-sight in the field of industrial chemistry. 01.11.2019

Cutting-edge research gives Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology a competitive advantage

The mining sector has been a pioneer in the use of digital, autonomous and remotely controlled systems. Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is the leading global provider of mining and excavation equipment and services.31.10.2019

VTT’s Niall Shakeshaft: Is this peak service design, and if so, what should we do about it?

A journalist recently posed me a rather leading question. She asked me if I thought service design might be completely over-hyped and if maybe in ten years’ time, the whole field might even be viewed as something of a joke? 28.10.2019 Digital Society

Reboot IoT Factory reforms industry with digital solutions – aiming at an impact of EUR 1 billion

​Productivity, production quality and reaction speed are key challenges in industry. Reboot IoT Factory develops digital solutions for these challenges, with their functionality tested in a genuine factory environment.21.10.2019

NOVUM's open technology platform launched to improve the cellulose electrical insulation production

NOVUM: The project brings together the following three technologies: 3D printing, thermoforming and foam forming of cellulose for electrical insulation. 21.10.2019

Mika Prunnila appointed Research Professor in electronic sensors

15.10.2019 Health and Wellbeing

VTT one of Finland’s most responsible summer job employers

VTT was ranked fourth in the large company category of the Responsible Summer Job survey by job search service Oikotie. 10.10.2019

VTT and Finland among the best on the European semiconductor scene

The annual summit for MEMS, Sensors and Imaging was held in Grenoble, France this last September. This year VTT's president and CEO Dr Antti Vasara gave a keynote presentation at the summit.23.09.2019 Digital Society

5G disrupts traditional value chains – are you ready to explore new business opportunities with VTT?

5G technology has been hailed as the next evolution in IoT, connectivity and even productivity. It is also an immense opportunity for forward-looking businesses to capture a piece of the market and for cities to build new competitive advantage.10.09.2019

DIH² launches its first open call to encourage robotics-related technology adoption in the field of manufacturing

The European Commission project, part of the Horizon 2020 programme, will be distributing up to €248,000 to consortia made up of technology providers and manufacturing Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) 29.08.2019 Digital Society

Finnish 5G developers and early utilisers joined forces to tackle cybersecurity

First-class cybersecurity management is both a necessity and a major challenge for the 5G network and the applications and businesses that will be using it. 29.08.2019

VTT-led L4MS launches its 2nd Open Call with 1.5M equity-free funding for logistics automation in manufacturing

L4MS (Logistics for manufacturing SMEs) opens its second Open Call on September 1, 2019. 28.08.2019

OPEN MODE project co-develops new logistics solutions and services for consumers

The value chains of consumer products are undergoing a change. Platform economy, e-commerce growth and new logistics technologies are driving the change while also enabling new business models. 12.07.2019 Sustainable and Smart City

TRA2020 leads the way towards clean and inclusive transport

The theme of the Transport Research Arena TRA2020 conference to be held in Helsinki on 27-30 April 2020 is ‘Rethinking transport - Towards clean and inclusive mobility’. 04.07.2019

HackVTT envisioned solutions for climate change

VTT Young professionals organised the 4th HackVTT event in Riihivuori, Jyväskylä in May. 01.07.2019

VTT’s young research scientists represent the youth at an international ministerial meeting

In May 2019, for the first time in the history of Clean Energy Ministerial / Mission Innovation meetings, youth delegates could participate in the proceedings of the international clean energy ministerial meeting 11.06.2019

Markus Forsberg has started working as Research Professor at VTT’s Kuopio office

Markus Forsberg, Docent, Professor of Pharmacology, has started working as Research Professor of KIPS’ Data-driven solutions Research Area in Kuopio. 21.05.2019

Research Scientist Vafa Järnefelt: The great thing about VTT is that it is impossible to get bored here

A little over a year and a half ago Vafa Järnefelt was about to graduate as Master of Environmental Sciences and dreaming about a job, where she would have a chance to do research on environmental affairs and apply the research in practice. 21.05.2019

Work at VTT increases intellectual capital

Research Scientist Petri Tikka started his career at VTT as a thesis worker in the Production and Machine Systems in 2015.

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