engineering and 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?
High Performance Computing Center of the University of Tartu
Estonia Joined the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration Initiative
Mozilla Firefox
University of Tartu researchers are developing a translation programme with Mozilla Firefox
solar panels
Silver improves the efficiency of monograin layer solar cells
Power Plants and Oil Plants of Eesti Energia in Auvere
Co-firing wood and oil-shale reduces carbon emissions
FinEstBeAMS beamline
First research results from the Estonian-Finnish FinEstBeAMS beamline
digital twin
Digital twins takes robot control to the next level
autonomous ship NYMO
NYMO shows the future of maritime industry
Woman standing in front of Balti Jaam Market_Rasmus Jurkatam
Science|Business: Creating a Digital Crystal Ball
Milrem UGV
Science|Business: Robots flex their firefighting skills
The development of next generation energy storage and conversion technologies is crucial for tackling climate change and securing sustainable energy production in the future. Photo by: Taaniel Malleus
Batteries: could sodium save us from the scarcity of lithium?
plastic bottle (unsplash)
Science|Business: Can Plastic Go Green?
Optical image of material surface after erosion testing with speed of 30 m/s and impact angle of 30 degrees. Photo by Rahul Kumar.
The nature-inspired materials can be used in applications ranging from tunneling to space

Get our monthly newsletterBe up-to-date with all the latest news and upcoming events