VTT creates sustainable business from technology


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is globally networked, top class organi­zation of expertise. We offer versatile technological and research services to business and the public sector. We help our clients to create new products, services and busi­ness and improve their competitiveness with the aid of technology. As a forerunner in technology we offer our employees new challenges and development opportunities. VTT provides a view of domestic and international research and business networks. A significant amount of our research is conducted within international projects.


We employ approx. 3100 experts from around the world. In addition to our main facilities in Espoo, Tampere, Oulu, Jyväskylä, Turku and Lappeenranta we also have offices in the USA, China, Russia, South Korea, Belgium and Brazil.


VTT’s facilities in Kajaani focus on developing industrial internet applications and applied metrology. By wireless solutions we mean the internal data communication solutions of working machines and vehicles (busses, sensor fusion and point-to-point connections). Our aim is to replace wired data communications solutions with cheaper, more user-friendly and reliable wireless solutions.



VTT MIKES Kajaani - Reliable measurements worldwide


The Centre for Metrology and Accreditation MIKES is a research area of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. and conducts high-level metrological research and develops metrological procedures for industry and society. MIKES maintains and develops national system of measurement standards and implements the SI unit system. Through our international network, Finland is connected to the international metrological system.


MIKES has facilities in Otaniemi (Espoo) and Kajaani. MIKES-Kajaani, located in the Renfors Riverbank Business Park focuses on the calibration of force, mass, torque measuring devices and the development of online flow measurement devices.



Competence areas

1) Positioning technologies

2) Energy harvesting

3) Wireless data transfer and sensor solutions and sensor networks

4) Industrial metrology

5) Force, torque and mass primary standard measurements, measurement methods and devices

6) Liquid flow primary standard measurements, measurement methods and devices

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