Research infrastructureVTT, Finland


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a government organisation established by law and operating under the auspices of the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy. VTT operates under the public mandate established for it by The Technical Research Centre of Finland Act (953/2010).


VTT is a multitechnological contract research organisation providing high-end technology solutions and innovation services. From its wide knowledge base, VTT can combine different technologies, create new innovations and a wide range of world-class technologies and applied research services, thus improving its clients’ competitiveness and competence. Through its international scientific and technology networks, VTT can produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, and create business intelligence and value added for its stakeholders.


VTT is serving the following customer sectors: Biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food industries, Electronics, Energy, ICT, Process industry and environment, Pulp & paper, Machines and vehicles, Real estate and construction, Services and logistics.


VTT’s key technology fields include: Applied materials, Bio- and chemical processes, Energy, ICT Industrial systems, Microtechnologies and electronics, Services and the built environment, and Business and Innovation Research.


In the past 20 years, VTT has participated in more than 1000 European R&D Framework Programme projects, within various thematic programmes.