research and business

Connecting research and bussiness

ADAPTER is a network of Estonian universities, research and development organizations, providing a quick and reliable link for companies and organizations to the research and development community.

ADAPTER is a one-stop-shop that enables you to present an inquiry to Estonian research and development institutions, search our database of all the services on offer by those facilities, see what kind of support mechanisms there are to help companies engage in research and development cooperation and much more.

Applied research in smart specialisation growth areas: NUTIKAS supports companies in commissioning necessary applied research or product development projects from universities or research institutions. Read more about the NUTIKAS.

To support the creation of first-time contacts between entrepreneurs and innovation service providers, you can apply the innovation voucher from the Enterprise Estonia (EAS). EAS also offers the possibility to apply development voucher for preliminary research.

Competence centres are knowledge-based organisations focused on long-term cooperation between universities and businesses, which are created with the help of the public sector. These centres deal with the development of new technologies and the top specialists working in the centre seek new and innovative solutions in the areas important to the partner companies.

Take a look on the competence centers.

Want to know more about the Estonian success in research and business? Read these success stories!