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Estonian startup Gelatex wins a sustainability award in Germany

The Estonian startup, Gelatex Technologies, has won the Green Alley Award 2019; its gelatine-based alternative to leather beat off competition from other startups in the circular economy. The Estonian startup impressed the expert jury of the Green Alley Award during a live pitch evening on 17 October in Berlin, Germany. …

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Samsung to support an Estonian prototyping fund

The global technology company, Samsung, has entered into a partnership with Prototron, an Estonian fund for prototyping; in each round, the Korean company will donate €10,000 for technology-based ideas and also support testing opportunities, clients and investors. “Getting onboard among other supporters shows that a big and international company as …

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TalTech engineers develop a new method to test fireproofing of buildings

The civil engineers of the Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) have developed a theoretical design method that allows more secure and cost-efficient construction of timber structures. For the last four years, an engineering research group at TalTech has analysed fire resistance of timber structures, by considering the effect of different …

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Could using Open Data be the next big leap for e-Estonia?

Let the numbers do the talking: established only less than year ago, more than 10 PhD and a hundred master’s students studying in courses and programmes taught by the DigiGovLab staff; participation in many international projects and €10 million in funding. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. …

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Estonian-US startup Snackable AI raises USD1.4 million in seed investment

The Estonian-American startup, Snackable AI, that created an artificial intelligence-based audio content search engine, raised USD1.4 million (€1.27 million) in seed investment, the majority of which were provided by Estonian investors, including one of the founders of Skype, Jaan Tallinn. The startup said it was developing an artificial intelligence-based search …

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The University of Tartu to develop photonics with support from the EU

The researchers at the University of Tartu are embarking on an extensive five-year project, during which a Centre of Photonics and Computational Imaging will be established with a €2.5m grant from the European Commission. The new centre will bring together the university’s expertise in photonics and related fields and will …

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Estonia elected to the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency

On September 19, at the general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Estonia was elected to the agency’s Board of Governors for the first time; Estonia’s tenure will last from 2019-2021. Estonia will be represented at the board of the organisation by Toomas Kukk, Estonia’s Permanent Representative to the …

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Tallinn hosts a European satellite industry roadshow

The European Union-supported “Eyes on Earth” Roadshow in Tallinn brings space and Earth observation closer to EU citizens. The third Copernicus “Eyes on Earth” pan-European roadshow event will take place on 3-4 October in Tallinn at the Estonian National Library. The roadshow is part of the European Commission’s Copernicus Earth …

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Over 30 Estonian tech companies sign a green pledge to become climate neutral

At the Tallinn Digital Summit, 33 Estonian technology companies signed a “green pledge”, promising to take their operations to a completely environmentally sustainable basis by 2030. The companies signed the pledge on 17 September at a digital summit, taking place in the Estonian capital, Tallinn. The signed agreement will be …

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Estonian-founded Pipedrive in Forbes Cloud 100 list

The Estonian-founded company, Pipedrive, is listed 77th in the Forbes magazine’s Cloud 100 list – what the magazine calls “tech’s hottest category”. “Tech’s hottest category is transforming how we communicate, collaborate at work and protect our identities in the digital age. For the fourth consecutive year, the Forbes Cloud 100, …

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