ERF2018 excursions: VTT

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe.  VTT has a national mandate in Finland. We use our research and knowledge to provide expert services for our domestic and international customers and partners.  We serve both private and public sectors.

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Excursion schedule
Excursion starts from Tampere hall at 8:30 on Friday 16th with a bus transport to VTT. Tour ends by 12:00 when bus transport leaves for Tampere downtown and airports. Max. 50 participants.

Passport information, international guests:
Due to security regulations at VTT, all the international guests are required to deliver copies of their passports to the laboratory visit. Please send a copy of the data page on your passport to VTT Security Service ( or bring your passport with you to the visit.

Laboratory facilities and research infrastructures included in the excursion

ROViR Remote Operations and Virtual Reality Centre

ROViR Centre (Remote Operation and Virtual Reality) is an international research centre based in Tampere, Finland. ROViR Centre develops and commercializes remote handling and virtual technology for the needs of businesses. The ROViR laboratory is situated in VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland’s premises and conducts research for the international ITER fusion programme. The laboratory hosts a real-sized model of the base of the fusion reactor, the so-called Divertor Test Platform (DTP2).

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Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality laboratory

Virtual/Mixed/Augmented laboratory is dedicated for product & production development and design reviews. The laboratory is located at Hervanta, Tampere, on the premises of VTT. The laboratory has over 25 years’ experience in utilization of virtual reality in development and analysis of both products and human-machine interaction.

  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Mixed Reality (MR)
  • Human-Centered Design (HCD)
  • Virtual concept design
  • Supporting demanding work tasks with AR

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VTT Robot Drive Experience

VTT Robot Drive Experience is an advanced vehicle laboratory for studying future autonomous driving needs. The laboratory excursion includes meeting Marilyn, the first automated car to be granted a road traffic testing permit in Finland.

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