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The Fair Transition Fund’s consortium of Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Tartu will implement 22 research projects in Ida-Viru County over the next six years to support socioeconomic change in the region and meet the development needs of companies.
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University of Tartu spin-off company GaltTec OÜ is the first startup in Estonia that has managed to get through the tough application process to the NATO innovation accelerator.
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On 19 October, Stage Two, a pan-European competition of universities' research-intensive business ideas, took place in Berlin, with over 50 teams from 40 countries participating.  
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On Saturday, 4 November, the Estonian entrepreneurship awards of 2023 were presented. University of Tartu's spin-off Icosagen Cell Factory won the titles of the Innovator of the Year and the Company of the Year.

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We develop a research-based society

To achieve the sustainable development goals, increase the added value of businesses and contribute to the creation and development of new researchintensive businesses, we develop research areas that are important for Estonian businesses, favouring cooperation between top researchers and businesses and the development start-ups.