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.


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.

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.