Organiser: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT iBEX – the runway of innovation
VTT iBEX is an annual early-stage innovation programme, which gives researchers of VTT the opportunity and tools to solve the most pressing global problems. They have one year to identify, address and solve a critical challenge by developing technologies that will help change the world. This event is the final event of iBEX 2021, where 10 projects will present their results.
Project Lead: Nesli Sözer
Can we harness most the modern industrial biotechnology tools and cell factories to produce animal-free fat compounds?
Project Lead: Elbuken Caglar
Can we change the way we perform biosensing by replacing the electronic parts with artificial cells that have a direct link to our senses?
Project Lead: Pekka Simell
Can we reduce the cost and energy associated with using CO2 for production of valuable chemicals?
Project Lead: Sandra Castello
Can we use AI to expand the enzyme versatility beyond nature?
AI Empowered Material Scientist
Project Lead: Caj Södergård
How can we use AI to help us make groundbreaking scientific discoveries?
Project Lead: Elina Huttunen-Saarivirta
Can we use nature to inspire the development of new types of energy sources?
Project Lead: Liam Gillan
Can we protect and improve our health by monitoring the effects that lifestyle interventions have on us?
Project Lead: Mohammad Behfar
How can we make sustainable and eco-friendly skin-mounted wearable electronic devices?
Project Lead: Adina Anghelescu-Hakala
How can we tackle corrosion processes in reinforced concrete structures?