Finnish research seeks to improve wine and cider
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The SEMTEC project, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, has developed faster, more accurate and agile computation tools and methods.