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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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 sciences



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd will set up a competence center for materials bioeconomy called CERES to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.