Society

Elenia one of the best at CHARGE Awards

October 12, 2017

Electricity distribution system operator Elenia was chosen as the Best Distribution Brand during the CHARGE Energy Branding Conference held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

VTT equips itself for future of product development

October 5, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has installed plasma equipment in Tampere to develop and pilot 3D printing powders with.

Finland and the US launch joint cyber research

September 28, 2017

Focussing on cyber security, research collaboration between Finland and the US will be housed at a new Cyber Research Institute being founded in Oulu and the US National Science Foundation’s ‘Industry University Cooperative Research Center’ programme. 

Finnish scientists awarded for dog gel paper

September 25, 2017

A research group led by Finnish Orion Pharma scientists have landed an award for a study paper on dexmedetomidine oromucosal gel for noise anxiety in dogs.

VTT discovers new fibre in used cotton

September 21, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new recycling method where worn cotton is dissolved and remade into a completely new fabric.

VTT brings inflammation detection to the home

September 20, 2017

VTT Technical Research of Finland has developed a device that can measure inflammation levels quickly in the home environment.

Technology

Biohit secures important patent in Japan

September 11, 2017

Finnish biotechnology company Biohit has been granted a patent for its Biohit Acetium Capsule in Japan. The Biohit Acetium Capsule binds acetaldehyde in the stomach and is used to treat acid-free stomach and those at risk of obtaining gastric cancer.

VTT and Fläkt Woods control the airflow

August 28, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Fläkt Woods have developed an intelligent flow sensor that automatically controls ventilation according to demand.

Meru Health partners up in the US

August 25, 2017

Finnish company Meru Health has partnered up with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) to pilot a digital burnout and depression reduction programme among physicians.

Finnish research helps develop rapid alcohol test

August 24, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a rapid blood alcohol test together with Finnish company Goodwiller.

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.