VTT wearable sensor guides visually impaired

January 10, 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sensor device for the visually impaired that enables them to sense their environment and move around in a safer manner.

VTT maps the road for smart cities

December 20, 2016

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and CIB experts have drawn up a roadmap for the development and future of smart cities.

Two Finnish professors granted EUR 2 million each

December 19, 2016

Professor Anna-Liisa Laine has received the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of two million euros, while professor Robin Ras was granted nearly the same amount by the ERC for his research into non-wetting surfaces.

VTT measures shopper’s intentions in-store

December 1, 2016

Finnish research centre VTT’s patent pending solution provides information on shopper behaviour that can be used to boost sales performance.


GreenEnergy Finland to deliver power to Egypt

November 30, 2016

GreenEnergy Finland (GEF) will deliver a photovoltaic (PV) plant to Egyptian Technical Projects Company (TEPCO). The contract is valued at about a million euros.

​VTT creates world’s first hyperspectral iPhone camera

November 25, 2016

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has converted an iPhone camera into a new kind of optical sensor.

Altair/Sony to develop IoT tech in Oulu

November 17, 2016

Altair/Sony is to open an R&D site to develop core LTE IoT technology in Oulu, where the company believes it will find suitable talent and working culture.

Steel leftover usage piloted in Finland

November 8, 2016

Renotech Oy and VTT Technical Research Centre are developing a method for the partial replacement of refractory ceramic raw material with slag from the steel industry.

Finnish research develops leaf-processing tech

November 2, 2016

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is exploring the properties of autumn leaves for use in the cosmetics, textile and feed and food industries.

Finnish researcher receives international award

October 14, 2016

Academy research fellow Kaisa Matomäki from the University of Turku has been recognised for her work on the average values of multiplicative functions in short intervals.

Finnish research brings local food to the kitchen

October 13, 2016

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a home appliance that grows the ingredients for a healthy meal within a week from plant cells.