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VTT developed an optical fibre made of cellulose

Optical fibre made of cellulose is best suited for sensors that benefit from the biodegradability of the material. In the future, optical cellulose fibre may allow detecting changes in the moisture level of buildings.



Electronics developers start extensive co-operation to advance circular economy

Companies and research institutes involved in the development of electronics and optics will begin co-operation under the leadership of VTT.



VTT solved challenges of emission-free hydrogen technology: Movable fuel cell electrolyser produces hydrogen and electricity from hydrogen in an emission-free manner with excellent efficiency

Hydrogen technology is playing an increasingly important role in mitigating climate change. Hydrogen, which is widely used in industrial processes, is also suitable for fuel and energy storage and can be produced from water without emissions.



New VTT innovations boost food production– plant “breathalyzer” wins research pitching at Slush

Climate change, population growth and urbanisation cause challenges to food production. In the future, it must be possible to produce increasing amounts of food with smaller resources.



VTT develops alternative leather from fungi – aims at industrial-scale production

Animal skin is an excellent material, but the tanning process of leather causes significant chromium emissions that are damaging to the environment and human health.



Dyadic Int. announces achieving human like glycan structures from its engineered C1 cell line

Dyadic International, Inc. (“Dyadic”) (NASDAQ: DYAI) announced that its C1 strain has been successfully glyco-engineered to impart the core human like G0 glycan structure at high levels.



IT and forest companies to start close cooperation - plants as innovation platform

Headed by VTT, a group of Finnish forest companies, companies in the digital sector and research institutes will start a two-year SEED project that will generate new type of innovation activity originating from the needs of business operations.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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?



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.



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.



Mika Prunnila appointed Research Professor in electronic sensors



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.



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.