Estonian science

Two Estonian universities to participate in the medical technology projects of the US military

Tartu University and Tallinn University of Technology have joined an American consortium consisting of companies that create medical technology, thus paving the way for the knowledge of these Estonian universities reaching the US military that purchases innovative products and services through the association. The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium is a …

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Estonian scientists and students create a novel digital computer chip

A research group at the Tallinn University of Technology has created an innovative digital computer chip that can localise all of its faults and inform the system using the chip. Chips comprise the processing and memory units of the computers, forming a crucial part in the effectiveness of these ever-needed …

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Estonian startup Guaana chosen for the Dubai Future Accelerators programme

The Estonian scientific collaboration start-up, Guaana, has been chosen for the largest government-supported accelerator, the Dubai Future Accelerators, to create and implement scientific solutions. The Dubai Future Accelerators is a three-month programme connecting companies, entrepreneurs and businesses with leading government departments to create transformational solutions with a global impact. Backed …

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Tartu University achieves a new record in the world rankings

According to one of the most important higher education lists, the QS World University Rankings, the University of Tartu (UT) now holds the highest position ever. The university’s position in the ranking has improved from 501 in 2012 to 347 in 2016. In the process of preparing the ranking list, the QS …

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The first internet of things lab in the Baltics opened at the University of Tartu

Objects’ skill to communicate is the future direction in technology and for developing this, the University of Tartu (UT) and communication company Telia Eesti have opened Estonia’s first internet of things lab. A unique laboratory in Estonia and the Baltic states, it is furnished as a smart home and smart …

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Estonia seventh smartest country in the world, based on science

Based on the data by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the British edition of the US magazine, Business Insider, ranked the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science, including Estonia in the ranking. Using data from OECD’s 2015 Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard …

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A fossil bone in Estonia led to the discovery of the origins of sex

A single fossil bone that was kept in Estonia and accidentally discovered by an Australian scientist led to the discovery of the origins of sexual intercourse. John Long, a palaeontology professor at Flinders University in Australia, discovered the fossil bone from the collections of the Tallinn University of Technology where …

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Estonian Icosagen starts to develop anti-ebola vaccines

The Estonian biotechnology company, Icosagen AS, and the Finnish firm, FIT Biotech Oy, have started collaboration to develop a new anti-ebola vaccine and biological therapeutics in order to prevent viral infection or treat already infected patients. Product developments, which are based on the technologies patented by the two companies, are …

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Estonia has reached record high in the QS World University Rankings

According to one of the most important university ranking lists, the QS World University Rankings, the University of Tartu now holds the highest position ever – 379. Rector of the University of Tartu, Professor Volli Kalm, said he was very pleased about the improved ranking of the University of Tartu and gave …

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