Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) is one of the main interdisciplinary research centres of Estonia. The Department of Environmental Engineering (IEE) performs monitoring and environmental assessments, research on water quality of inland and coastal waters and its impact to environmental resources and self-purification processes. We are responsible for the national surface water quality programme, and the Estonian HELCOM programme, and have been a partner of several international projects in Estonia including “reed strategy EE & FI”, Coastman 1&2, “Water Scenarios SCENES” and “Matsalu Bay Environment”. In recent years IEE has had a major role in Estonia in research supporting the Water Framework Directive.
The Entrepreneurship Development Centre for Biotechnology and Medicine (EDCBM) is a non-profit foundation created as a subsidiary of Tartu Biotechnology Park Ltd. Our mission is to enhance the development of the life science and medicine sectors throughout Estonia and the Baltic Sea Region. In close cooperation with Estonian and foreign biotechnology and medicine companies, scientific institutions and innovation support organizations, EDCBM supports the creation of research-industry partnerships by organizing workshops, trainings, cooperation events and network platforms.