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FLAGSHIPS project to deploy two hydrogen vessels

The European innovation project FLAGSHIPS has been awarded 5 Million Euros from the EU to support deploying two commercially operated zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell vessels in France and Norway.



Finland advancing towards an efficient circular economy of textiles

The first phase of the Telaketju R&D project, aimed at promoting sustainable recycling of end-of-life textiles, has been completed.



VTT involved in the new Nordic venture capital fund investing in science

Voima Ventures is the first Nordic venture capital fund investing purely in science and deep technology. VTT is one of its cornerstone investors.



Highly fire retardant coating from biomaterials developed by VTT

A spray- or brush-applied fire retardant coating made from nanocellulose is well suited for improving the fire properties of wood-based materials.



Lotta Partanen appointed as manager of VTT LaunchPad – a business incubator aimed at creating business across sectors

Master of Arts Lotta Partanen started working as the manager of the business incubator VTT LaunchPad on 8 April 2019.



Three new members to VTT Board

On 25 March 2019, the annual general meeting of VTT appointed three new members to the Board of VTT.



VTT publishes annual report 2018

VTT’s annual report 2018 includes a GRI-based corporate responsibility report and is accompanied by reports on VTT’s tax footprint, administration, salaries and remunerations, financial statement and a review of the organisation’s operations.



Curbing climate change with new nuclear power technologies – VTT coordinates an EU project that paves the way for small modular reactors in Europe

The small modular reactors under development represent a new way of thinking about nuclear energy.



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.