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05.07.2018
Bioeconomy

VTT developed a fully bio-based material to replace fossil-based plastics in thermally formable products

VTT has developed a thermally formable, biodegradable material, which is 100% bio-based.
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02.07.2018
Health and Wellbeing

VTT develops piglet vaccination to reduce antibiotics use

VTT has developed a vaccine, diluted into drinking water, to treat diarrhoea on piglets being weaned. The vaccine reduces the global resistance problem caused by excessive antibiotic use.
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28.06.2018
Digital Society

5G technology brings 3D views to inter-vehicle communication – Traffic accident rates can be decreased

The safety of the road users is increased through new solutions and services that are enabled by the 5G technology.
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27.06.2018
Digital Society

Use of smart solutions in dairy farms improves quality and productivity

VTT and Luke are together developing a new, smart, competitive technology platform for improving the profitability of dairy farms and for introducing commercial products through the contributions of business partners.

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05.07.2018 Press release

VTT developed a fully bio-based material to replace fossil-based plastics in thermally formable products

VTT has developed a thermally formable, biodegradable material, which is 100% bio-based.03.07.2018 Topicals

Kari Mäki, DSc (Tech.), appointed Research Professor in Smart Energy Systems at VTT

Kari Mäki has worked with energy systems at VTT since 2010. Before that, he held various positions in industry and the Tampere University of Technology.02.07.2018 Press release

VTT develops piglet vaccination to reduce antibiotics use

VTT has developed a vaccine, diluted into drinking water, to treat diarrhoea on piglets being weaned. The vaccine reduces the global resistance problem caused by excessive antibiotic use.28.06.2018 Press release

5G technology brings 3D views to inter-vehicle communication – Traffic accident rates can be decreased

The safety of the road users is increased through new solutions and services that are enabled by the 5G technology.27.06.2018 Press release

Use of smart solutions in dairy farms improves quality and productivity

VTT and Luke are together developing a new, smart, competitive technology platform for improving the profitability of dairy farms and for introducing commercial products through the contributions of business partners.27.06.2018 Press release

Converting factories into innovation platforms to make production more efficient in Finland

The ecosystem of the Finnish manufacturing industry is taking the digital leap, and it utilises the strong corporate and research sector of the IoT industry in this transformation. The aim is to convert factories into innovation platforms.26.06.2018 Press release

Otaniemi to host a unique smart energy testing platform

Business Finland has granted funding worth almost EUR 5 million for the development of a smart and flexible energy system testing platform in Otaniemi, Espoo. 20.06.2018 Press release

Turning silicon photonics into a new competitive asset for the electronics industry

VTT, together with Tampere University of Technology (TUT), accelerates the development and commercialisation of silicon photonics products as part of the renewal of the Finnish electronics industry. 19.06.2018 Press release

The VTT robot car Marilyn parks in the furthermost lot fully autonomously

The VTT robot car Marilyn is currently undergoing tests on fully autonomous parking in the area furthest from its driver, at a distance of up to a hundred metres. The Internet of Things assists the car in finding and driving into a free space. 15.06.2018 Topicals

VTT’s hyperspectral imaging technology ranked as one of the top 10 information and communication technologies by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, global market research and consulting company, has ranked VTT’s hyperspectral imaging technology as one of the “companies to watch” in their recent report on 2018 Top Information and Communication Technologies.14.06.2018 Press release

Reaktor Space Lab and VTT investigate a new frequency band for telecommunications satellites

Reaktor Space Lab and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are participating in an ESA project, which involves investigating a new frequency band for next-generation telecommunication satellites.13.06.2018 Press release

Structure influences the nutritional properties of cereal foods

In her dissertation, Master of Health Sciences Saara Pentikäinen, a research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, explored the impact of cereal food structure on the first steps of digestion and on postprandial satiety. 11.06.2018 Press release

How was your day at work today?

Lead by VTT, the European Factory2Fit research consortium develops solutions with the help of which employees in the manufacturing industry receive positive feedback on their personal well-being at work and work performance.11.06.2018 Press release

New wind turbines are even efficient in low winds – the benefits are fivefold

VTT Research Centre of Technology (VTT) has explored the potential and economic benefits of new wind power technology. The technology would greatly increase the benefits of wind energy and enable the competitive utilisation of wind power in Finland.11.06.2018 Press release

RAAS Research Alliance to drive innovation in the automation of transport and logistics

A new Research Alliance for Autonomous Systems (RAAS) has been launched by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Aalto University, Tampere University of Technology and eight other universities and universities of applied sciences07.06.2018 Topicals

Customer story: Artificial Intelli­gence at the heart of wellbeing

AlvinOne is a mobile app that can predict and help prevent illnesses. The AlvinOne team shares a vision of empowering individuals to take charge of their own wellbeing.07.06.2018 Topicals

Doctoral dissertation in the field of chemical technology: Kaj Nikiforow

VTT’s Research Scientist, M.Sc. (Tech.) Kaj Nikiforow will defend his dissertation “Hydrogen supply in proton exchange membrane fuel cell systems” at Aalto University on 8 June at 12.28.05.2018 Topicals

Scientific Advisory Board found great potential in SMACC

The Smart Machines and Manufacturing Competence Centre (SMACC) underwent an external review in April 2018. 25.05.2018 Topicals

Also VTT commits to the Equal by 30 campaign to promote equality in the energy sector

25.05.2018 Topicals

Janne Järvinen will head Data-driven Solutions at VTT

Janne Järvinen (PhD) will join VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, as head of the Data-driven Solutions research area, on 3 September 2018.

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05.07.2018 Bioeconomy

VTT developed a fully bio-based material to replace fossil-based plastics in thermally formable products

VTT has developed a thermally formable, biodegradable material, which is 100% bio-based.02.07.2018 Health and Wellbeing

VTT develops piglet vaccination to reduce antibiotics use

VTT has developed a vaccine, diluted into drinking water, to treat diarrhoea on piglets being weaned. The vaccine reduces the global resistance problem caused by excessive antibiotic use.28.06.2018 Digital Society

5G technology brings 3D views to inter-vehicle communication – Traffic accident rates can be decreased

The safety of the road users is increased through new solutions and services that are enabled by the 5G technology.27.06.2018 Digital Society

Use of smart solutions in dairy farms improves quality and productivity

VTT and Luke are together developing a new, smart, competitive technology platform for improving the profitability of dairy farms and for introducing commercial products through the contributions of business partners.27.06.2018 Digital Society

Converting factories into innovation platforms to make production more efficient in Finland

The ecosystem of the Finnish manufacturing industry is taking the digital leap, and it utilises the strong corporate and research sector of the IoT industry in this transformation. The aim is to convert factories into innovation platforms.26.06.2018 Sustainable and Smart City

Otaniemi to host a unique smart energy testing platform

Business Finland has granted funding worth almost EUR 5 million for the development of a smart and flexible energy system testing platform in Otaniemi, Espoo. 20.06.2018 Digital Society

Turning silicon photonics into a new competitive asset for the electronics industry

VTT, together with Tampere University of Technology (TUT), accelerates the development and commercialisation of silicon photonics products as part of the renewal of the Finnish electronics industry. 19.06.2018 Digital Society

The VTT robot car Marilyn parks in the furthermost lot fully autonomously

The VTT robot car Marilyn is currently undergoing tests on fully autonomous parking in the area furthest from its driver, at a distance of up to a hundred metres. The Internet of Things assists the car in finding and driving into a free space. 14.06.2018 Digital Society

Reaktor Space Lab and VTT investigate a new frequency band for telecommunications satellites

Reaktor Space Lab and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are participating in an ESA project, which involves investigating a new frequency band for next-generation telecommunication satellites.13.06.2018 Bioeconomy

Structure influences the nutritional properties of cereal foods

In her dissertation, Master of Health Sciences Saara Pentikäinen, a research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, explored the impact of cereal food structure on the first steps of digestion and on postprandial satiety. 11.06.2018 Health and Wellbeing

How was your day at work today?

Lead by VTT, the European Factory2Fit research consortium develops solutions with the help of which employees in the manufacturing industry receive positive feedback on their personal well-being at work and work performance.11.06.2018 Low Carbon Energy

New wind turbines are even efficient in low winds – the benefits are fivefold

VTT Research Centre of Technology (VTT) has explored the potential and economic benefits of new wind power technology. The technology would greatly increase the benefits of wind energy and enable the competitive utilisation of wind power in Finland.11.06.2018 Digital Society

RAAS Research Alliance to drive innovation in the automation of transport and logistics

A new Research Alliance for Autonomous Systems (RAAS) has been launched by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Aalto University, Tampere University of Technology and eight other universities and universities of applied sciences24.05.2018 Digital Society

Anti-theft sticker protects your valuables without revealing their location

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Streamr have developed a prototype adhesive ID tag based on blockchain technology, which enables valuable goods to be protected without revealing their location. 14.05.2018 Digital Society

VTT Marilyn, a Finnish robot car, has taken a leap towards automatic 24/7 driving – also sees through fog

VTT's robotic car, Marilyn, sees better than humans in foggy, and even snowy, conditions, and can now navigate without stopping – including in bad weather. It can also see a human through fog and avoid accident automatically. 07.05.2018 Low Carbon Energy

Europe aims to become a world-class commercialiser of fuel cell technology

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating a five-year European consortium worth more than EUR 10 million, which is developing commercial applications from SOFC fuel cell technology. 04.05.2018

Towards smart and green shipping

INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium, has jointly committed over €13 million in the next three years, with the ardent funding support of €5.6 million from Business Finland.23.04.2018 Bioeconomy

New method significantly improves the production of biohydrogen and other biochemicals

A joint study by the University of Turku and VTT has shown that the ability of photosynthesising microbial cells to produce biohydrogen from solar energy can be markedly improved by attaching the cells to a transparent nanocellulose film. 20.04.2018 Bioeconomy

VTT prepares development paths towards 2050 climate goals– Finnish economy to revolve around the bioeconomy

According to VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland’s calculations, if used to produce and export high value products, Finnish forest and agricultural sectors could double their value-added by 2050. 19.04.2018 Digital Society

VTT moves into Public Blockchains with Streamr

VTT and realtime data tech startup Streamr are teaming up to ensure companies and individuals are more empowered to use public blockchain technology.

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03.07.2018 Low Carbon Energy

Kari Mäki, DSc (Tech.), appointed Research Professor in Smart Energy Systems at VTT

Kari Mäki has worked with energy systems at VTT since 2010. Before that, he held various positions in industry and the Tampere University of Technology.15.06.2018

VTT’s hyperspectral imaging technology ranked as one of the top 10 information and communication technologies by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, global market research and consulting company, has ranked VTT’s hyperspectral imaging technology as one of the “companies to watch” in their recent report on 2018 Top Information and Communication Technologies.07.06.2018 Health and Wellbeing

Customer story: Artificial Intelli­gence at the heart of wellbeing

AlvinOne is a mobile app that can predict and help prevent illnesses. The AlvinOne team shares a vision of empowering individuals to take charge of their own wellbeing.07.06.2018

Doctoral dissertation in the field of chemical technology: Kaj Nikiforow

VTT’s Research Scientist, M.Sc. (Tech.) Kaj Nikiforow will defend his dissertation “Hydrogen supply in proton exchange membrane fuel cell systems” at Aalto University on 8 June at 12.28.05.2018

Scientific Advisory Board found great potential in SMACC

The Smart Machines and Manufacturing Competence Centre (SMACC) underwent an external review in April 2018. 25.05.2018

Also VTT commits to the Equal by 30 campaign to promote equality in the energy sector

25.05.2018

Janne Järvinen will head Data-driven Solutions at VTT

Janne Järvinen (PhD) will join VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, as head of the Data-driven Solutions research area, on 3 September 2018. 22.05.2018

The sale of VTT Expert Services Ltd and Labtium Ltd to Eurofins Ltd confirmed

09.05.2018

Anne-Christine Ritschkoff becomes a member to the UN’s Multi-Stakeholder Group of experts on technology

The UN Secretary-General has appointed Anne-Christine Ritschkoff of the Multi-Stakeholder Group on technology for the next two-year term. 17.04.2018

HTA to present strategy to maintain Europe sovereignty in micro- and nanotechnologies & smart systems

Special Event in Brussels on April 24 Gathers Research Institutes’ CEOs, European Commissioners and Key European Industrials.13.04.2018 Digital Society

Customer story: Lighting you can bend into any shape

​The startup company Flexbright commercialises VTT-developed embedded electronics technology in lighting and signage applications. 12.04.2018

Customers rate VTT’s performance and impact higher than ever before

Customers' overall score for VTT is 4.2 (on a scale of 1–5); competitors are scored as 3.8. VTT’s lead over competitors has increased compared to previous years. This information comes from the annual customer impact study. 04.04.2018

Mark van Gils appointed as Research Professor at VTT – in charge of artificial intelligence in Wellness and Healthcare

​Mark van Gils (Ph.D.) will start work as a Research Professor at VTT on 1 April. He will be responsible for the area of artificial intelligence in wellness and healthcare. 27.03.2018 Smart Industry

VTT's pioneer of printed electronics Harri Kopola wins Fellow Award at LOPEC 2018

​“If research institutes do not dare to aspire to original visions, then who?” asks Dr. Harri Kopola, who just took home the O-EA Fellow Award for lifetime achievement. 07.03.2018

International Women's Day 2018

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We asked VTT's researchers to share their thoughts on International Women's Day. 06.03.2018

Customer story: Monitoring plant wellbeing more accurately, more quickly

​Specim set out to miniaturise chemical imaging from bulky industrial equipment down to a hand-held, point-and-shoot device for more efficient plant stress and disease monitoring. 05.03.2018

Defence of dissertation: Behaviour of nuclear power plant fuel rods in accident conditions

Asko Arkoma, M.Sc. (Tech.), Research Scientist at VTT, modelled in his dissertation the behaviour of nuclear power plant fuel rods in design basis accident conditions.23.02.2018

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority to delay the decision on acquisition of VTT Expert Services by three months

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority is proceeding to a second phase in the investigation of the acquisition of VTT Expert Services Ltd and Labtium Oy.15.02.2018

TactoTek awarded $23 Million Funding to Accelerate Growth

VTT spin-off company TactoTek, the leading developer of injection molded structural electronics (IMSE™) solutions, announced that it has closed $23 million in funding. 09.02.2018 Digital Society

VTT's cyber security team is the best at identifying the attack vectors with the highest vulnerabilities

VTT's cyber security team was clearly the best at identifying the key vulnerability at the Nokia HackAthon 2018, and won the category in the competition.

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