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Involving companies in the planning of flexible exploitation of health data

In Finland, the health data collected in national registries already serves fairly well the needs of clinical care and academic fundamental research, and statistical purposes.



VTT result for the financial year 2018: Impact and positive financial development

The year 2018 was a successful one for VTT particularly in terms of the impact of research and customer operations.



VTT CEO Antti Vasara appointed President of EARTO

EARTO, the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations, has elected President & CEO of VTT, Dr. Antti Vasara, as the President of EARTO in its annual meeting.



SniffPhone detects cancer from breath − VTT involved in the development of a cancer screening device

SniffPhone, currently in its prototype phase, enables early diagnosis of gastric cancer from a person’s exhaled breath.



New Finnish research and innovation unity promotes oat consumption and business

Oats and oat-based innovations possess a significant global potential for Finnish food industry.



Nando Malmelin is VTT’s first Professor of Practice - seeking to develop new practices for industrial renewal

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland promotes growth for industry and society using research and technology to create new business opportunities from global societal challenges.



Nesli Sözer appointed as research professor in Smart and Sustainable Food Production at VTT

Dr Nesli Sözer has been appointed as research professor in Smart and Sustainable Food Production at VTT with effect from 1 February 2019.



New online tool for testing organisations’ AI maturity

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (VTT) has developed an online tool that organisations can use to test their AI maturity.



VTT develops a novel device for processing problematic waste

Modular Mixer. VTT's cylindrical extruder promises to revolutionise the processing of recyclable materials and thereby promote circular economy business.



Finland is aiming for pole position in the development of autonomous systems

The global market for autonomous systems is growing quickly: an estimated EUR 76 billion will be spent on robotics by 2025. To keep pace with this development, Finland is launching RAAS, a new innovation ecosystem for autonomous systems.



Celebrating failures at VTT’s first Gala of Failures

“Not my fault, I followed the instructions!” Have you ever felt the blush rising on your cheeks or had the uncomfortable feeling after realising that you have made a mistake?



National research programme develops Finnish nuclear waste management expertise

The Finnish research programme on Nuclear Waste Management, KYT2018, is at the end of its four-year term.



VTT and ESA begin strategic cooperation with an aim to develop nonterrestrial 5G networks

VTT and the leading European space organisation ESA have made an agreement on strategic partnership with an aim to develop 5G communications networks for the needs of the space industry. T



Turning forest carbon assimilation into a service in a VTT-led project

VTT coordinates the EU-funded Forest Flux project, launched in 2018, which creates commercial services for the estimation of forest carbon storage and assimilation.



VTT is developing a software tool for continuous monitoring of the environmental loading of a production plant

In the future, it will be possible to control a paper machine, for example, on the basis of its carbon footprint.



An improved method for estimating the probability of extreme events was developed at VTT

Researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have developed a new and more accurate method for estimating the probability of extreme events, such as storms, floods and earthquakes.



Erosion in wind turbine blades solved with the help of artificial intelligence

The erosion of materials used in wind turbine blades due to the effect of weather conditions is a problem that applies to the whole wind energy sector.



More efficient mining with innovative multisensor technology

A new sensor fusion technique based on X-ray and 3D imaging promises improvements to the 3D modelling of mineral resources and more efficient sorting of precious metals



Finns to design a totally new urban area in accordance with sustainable development principles in Nepal

Finnish companies will collaborate to design a new urban area for more than half a million inhabitants in the Kathmandu Valley in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.



VTT develops a new sustainable way to turn forestry waste into transport fuels and chemicals

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has developed a new technique based on gasification, which offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry byproducts, such as bark, sawdust and forestry waste, into transport fuels and chemicals.