VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT)

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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a non-profit government organisation established by law and operating under the auspices of the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy. VTT is a multitechnological 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’s activities are focused on three areas: Knowledge intensive products and services, Smart industry and energy systems, and Solutions for natural resources and environment. VTT is impact-driven, with the following value propositions: Empowerment by digitalisation; Sustainability from smart communities; Disruptive industrial ecosystems; Clean energy systems; Prosperity from natural resources. VTT Group is the largest public applied research activity in Northern Europe with a staff of 2600 and turnover Me279. VTT has 70 years of experience in addressing the needs of industry and the knowledge-based society. Over the years, VTT has participated in more than 1000 European R&D Framework Programme projects, within various thematic programmes

Relevant Expertise for the project:

VTT has participated and led a large number of research project supporting maintenance starting from the strategic point of view, covering diagnosis, prognosis and e.g. sensor development for many different industrial sectors. The research area is considered strategically very important for VTT through its importance to Finnish industry.

Role in the project:

VTT will contribute in Mantis in the development of the service platform, sensor technology, diagnosis and prognosis. VTT will participate in WPs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8. The main focus will be in WP2, WP3 and WP4.