VTT is an impartial multidisciplinary expert organization. With its knowhow, VTT produces research, development, testing and information services to public sector and companies as well as international organizations. From its wide knowledge base, VTT can combine different technologies, create new innovations and a substantial range of world class technologies and applied research services. Through its international scientific and technology network, VTT can produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, create business intelligence and value added to its stakeholders. VTT´s technological focus areas are applied materials, bio and chemistry processes, energy, information and communication technologies, industrial systems management, micro technologies and electronics, and technology in the community.
VTT’s sustainability assessment team has 20 years of experience in LCA and evaluating and communicating sustainability and environmental impacts of products, technologies and processes within various industrial sectors. The scientist have actively taking part in the international method development and e.g. ISO-standardization in the fields of LCA (ISO14040-14044), carbon footprint of products and organisations (ISO14067 ISO 14069), water footprint (ISO14046), Eco-efficiency (ISO 14045) and Social Responsibility (ISO 26000). VTT is among leading experts in conducting environmental evaluations and sustainability and competitiveness assessments in the EU-projects. For LCA, carbon and water footprint calculations VTT has developed commercially available software KCL-ECO.
Role in the Project
Lead of environmental impact assessment and development of guidelines for process industries (WP6). Contribution to economic impact assessment. Lead of standardization activities.