engineering and technology

Researchers at TalTech Laboratory of Environmental Technology
TalTech environmental scientists’ new ozonation method treats water from antibiotic residues
Sensors ready for deployment. Photo credit: TalTech
The methods developed by biorobotics engineers help make hydropower plants more fish-friendly
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Effective ventilation may be a key factor in preventing the spread of COVID-19
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New ERA Chair creates opportunities for various fields of research
Early Stage Researcher Jaanus Kaugerand with sensor. Photo credit: TalTech
The new software technology introduced in TalTech brings benefits to hospital
Estonians came up with a potentially good alternative to a long-outdated airport x-rays. Photo credit: FrameStockFootages
Good-bye X-rays? New scanner technology sees through things
Identity in Estonia can be verified online either by connecting an ID-card with the computer or via mobile phone. Photo credit: Rasmus Jurkatam
Algorithms run the Estonian government, and people trust it
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A university project turned into a driverless bus
Roboticist Indrek Must is using textile made of carbon to create robot skin. Photo credit: Andres Tennus
New skin-like robot could turn us into superhumans
Researchers at TalTech Centre for Biorobotics Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan and Asko Ristolainen. Private collection.
The underwater sensors help adapting to climate change
Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics
Modelling of breaking wave dynamics in port engineering improved
Electrochemical characterisation of the electrodes of supercapacitor. Photo credit: TalTech
TalTech materials engineers develop flexible supercapacitors for space technology
Nanoscience is offering a surprising glimmer of hope in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo credit: Ilja Makarenkov
A new nanomaterial could kill coronaviruses
Professor Muhammad Mahtab Alam brought new out-of-the-box ideas with him when joining Tallinn University of Technology. Photo credit: Heiki Laan / Taltech
New tech solution helps victims of terror attacks
Surveys show that most of the stars visible in the sky are expected to have planets orbiting them. Scientists are trying to find out whether any of them may have life on them.
A new chapter in the search for extraterrestrial life
Quantum computers may be used to quickly crack the cryptography that protects the world’s ICT systems, making everything from ID card authentication to electronic elections vulnerable to being hacked. Photo credit: Rasmus Jurkatam.
Science|Business: Getting ahead of quantum computing
Taltech professor Maarja Kruusmaa monitoring the progress of the U-CAT fish-robot interaction experiments at SalMar fish farm. Photo credit: TalTech.
Biorobotics is the future of fish farming
In order to increase indoor air humidity in winter, the scientists propose two options: reducing the indoor temperature and using humidifiers in modern and renovated buildings.
Why is indoor air too dry in winter?
Senior Researcher and Team Leader, Petri-Jaan Lahtvee, showing his Tartu laboratory SynBioTEC. Photo credit: Marko Söönurm.
Scientists make food supplements from wood
The REHVA COVID-19 guidance document provides practical recommendations which cover safe use of ventilation systems, use of window airing, safe use of heat recovery sections, and some explanation how to avoid overreactions.
How to operate building services to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2
A Senior Research Fellow at the University of Tartu, Kaspar Valgepea, proudly showing his new laboratory. Author: private collection.
Turning greenhouse gases into useful resources
Milrem Robotics' unmanned ground vehicle “TheMIS” in Mali.
Estonians invented a peaceful robot tank
Estonia has had the courage to establish ambitious minimum energy performance requirements by regulations
Estonia has the most energy efficient buildings in Northern Europe
The project plans to support research and innovation across five domains – data, governance, mobility (transport), energy and the built environment.
Science|Business: Can smart city tech go global?

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