Finnish research seeks to improve wine and cider

August 21, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed cold-tolerant hybrid yeast strains that allow wine and cider fermentation at lower and higher temperatures than before. The new strains could help wine and cider makers improve the quality of their products.

Finland and Russia develop intelligent transport

August 14, 2017

​VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and ITS Russia have inked a partnership agreement concerning the development of intelligent transport systems (ITS).

VTT develops healthy cosmetics from berry seeds

August 8, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a method of recovering active substances from seed husks. The husks from berry seeds have qualities that prevent the growth of harmful microbes and can be applied to cosmetics, VTT finds.

Finnish icebreaker breaks Northwest Passage record

August 3, 2017

In celebration of the centenary of Finland’s independence and the commencement of Finland’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, multipurpose icebreaker MSV Nordica has undertaken an international expedition through the Northwest Passage.

Finns create protein out of air and energy

July 24, 2017

Researchers in Finland have produced a batch of single-cell protein using electricity and carbon dioxide, a method that can be used for food and animal feed.

University of Helsinki helps Beijing go clean

July 4, 2017

The University of Helsinki and the Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) have concluded a cooperation agreement to build a SMEAR station in Beijing.

Teosto teams up with Nordic colleagues in R&D

June 19, 2017

The three Nordic collective rights management organisations Teosto, Koda and TONO have formed a company called Polaris Nordic.

Finnish demo plant turns CO2 into fuel

June 12, 2017

Soletair demo plant, developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), produces renewable fuels and chemicals using carbon dioxide.

Aalto University’s traffic systems boost intelligence

June 6, 2017

Aalto University is to receive funding from the Henry Ford Foundation over a four-year period for a research project into intelligent traffic systems.

VTT speeds up production with new tools

May 18, 2017

The SEMTEC project, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, has developed faster, more accurate and agile computation tools and methods.

Finland is fit on Fitbit

May 16, 2017

Global health and fitness wearables company Fitbit has analysed millions of users around the world, and Finland is in the top 10.