UT spin-off companies

We define the spin-off as a company, which, in agreement with the university, wishes to accentuate its link with the university for the development of business, and whose founders and/or partners are the university and/or its staff/students, and which uses the university’s intellectual capital and/or infrastructure in their actions. Intellectual capital includes knowledge, information, intellectual property, experience, etc.

Field of activity:

Professional solutions for geospatial problems. Trainings and use support, consulting and personalized solutions.

Time of establishment:

2023

Founder:

Evelyn Uuemaa, Alexander Kmoch

More information:

https://geolynx.ee/

Field of activity:

Direct air capture of CO2 and production of valuable chemical materials in the DAC process.

Time of establishment:

2023

Founder:

Nadezda Kongi

More information:

Home (redoxnrg.com)

Field of activity:

Powering drones, off-grid equipment, IoT and portable devices and space equipment with microtubular solid oxide fuel cells.

Time of establishment:

2022

Founder:

Glen Kelp

More information:

https://www.galttec.com/

Field of activity

For the use of protein expression technology in industrial biotechnology. The technology makes it possible to completely separate the growth and production phases in bacteria, making protein production more efficient.

Time of establishment

2021

Founder:

Arvi Jõers

More information:

https://gearbox.bio/

Field of activity

Soft robotics: an artificial cervix for midwifery simulation training.

Time of establishment

2021

Founder:

Indrek Must

More information:

indrek.must@ut.ee

Field of activity

Portable devices for disinfecting masks, objects and air.

Time of establishment

2021

Founder:

Maido Merisalu

Field of activity

Financial management and analysis: a semi-automated online service for small business leaders to increase the value of their business

Time of establishment

2020

Founder:

Tauno Talv

More information:

https://leapmetric.eu/

Field of activity

3d vision technology for autonomous machines

Time of establishment

2020

Founder:

Heli Valtna

More information:

https://www.lightcodephotonics.com/

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lightcode photonics logo

Field of activity

Carbon Nanomaterials characterization: carbon nanomaterials are produced by electrochemical splitting of CO2.

Time of establishment

2020

Founder:

Gary Urb

More information:

https://www.upcatalyst.com/

 

Field of activity

Application of literary science: enrichment of experiences with literary hiking trails.

Time of establishment

2019

Founder:

Kadri Tüür

More information:

https://youtu.be/_Qye6YqETtU

Field of activity

Experimental and applied psychology: science-based psychology services to promote the well-being and efficiency of work teams.

Time of establishment

2019

Founder:

Pärtel Poopuu

More information:

https://www.prudens.ee/

 

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Prudensi logo

 

Field of activity

Antegenes develops and implements gene information-based solutions for the personalized prevention of serious complex diseases.

Time of establishment

2018

Founder:

Peeter Padrik

More information:

https://antegenes.com/

 

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antegenes logo

 

Field of activity

Development of food and biotechnologies: unique products to increase microbiome diversity.

Time of establishment

2017

Founder:

Tanel Tenson

More information:

https://www.rootbiome.com/

 

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RootBioMe logo

 

Field of activity

Virtual reality solutions and service design

Time of establishment

2017

Founder:

Egle Rääsk, Mairo Rääsk

More information:

https://blueray.ee/

 

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blueray logo

 

Field of activity

The characterization, development and testing of materials and the popularization of science

Time of establishment

2016

Founder:

Maido Merisalu

More information:

www.captaincorrosion.com

Field of activity

Non-medical health, safety and ergonomics research and development

Time of establishment

2015

Founder:

Triinu Sirge

More information:

www.ergoway.ee 

Field of activity

Sports Injury Prevention and Research Centre

Time of establishment

2015

Founder:

Mati Arend

More information:

http://tartuhpc.ee/

Field of activity

Practical psychology entertainment and workshops

Time of establishment

2014

Founder:

Kadri Treial, Madis Vasser, Madli Kivisik, Taavi Kivisik, Karl Lomp

More information:

www.psyhhobuss.ee

Field of activity

Robotics and product development services

Time of establishment

2014

Founder:

Alo Peets

More information:

robotimeister@gmail.com

Field of activity

Software solutions for animal ecology and zoogeography

Time of establishment

2013

Founder:

Jaanus Remm

More information:

www.rewild.ee 

Field of activity

Space technologies, satellites, and software solutions required for development of those

Time of establishment

2013

Founder:

Pätris Halapuu, Jaan Viru

More information:

https://crystalspace.eu/

Field of activity

Skincare product manufacturing, research and development

Time of establishment

2013

Founder:

Helen Hirv, Sven Purru

More information:

https://luminordic.com/

Field of activity

Consulting in ecology and botanics, product development

Time of establishment

2013

Founder:

Mart Meriste

More information:

https://en.nordicbotanical.eu/ 

Field of activity

Restoring, traditional construction

Time of establishment

2011

Founder:

Andres Veel

More information:

http://www.weel.ee/

Field of activity

Development of ecological sewage treatment plants

Time of establishment

2010

Founder:

Kaspar Nurk

More information:

www.kompaktfilter.ee

Field of activity

Biodiversity informatics software and the related infrastructure

Time of establishment

2010

Founder:

Hanno Sirkel

More information:

http://cloudberry.ee/

Field of activity

Psychological consultation, product development

Time of establishment

2010

Founder:

Kenn Konstabel

More information:

https://psych.ee/

Field of activity

Physiotherapy products and services

Time of establishment

2009

Founder:

Merle Leiner

More information:

https://vireo.ee

Field of activity

Design and production of wooden furniture

Time of establishment

2009

More information:

https://www.wesse.ee/

Field of activity

IT – programming, consulting

Time of establishment

2008

Founder:

Kati Nikopensius, Taavet Kikas

More information:

taavet.kikas@gmail.com

Field of activity

Development and production of pharmaceutical products

Time of establishment

2006

Founder:

Andrus Tasa

More information:

https://biodiscovery.eu/

Field of activity

Biotechnology – development and production of biologically active substances

Time of establishment

2006

Founder:

Asko Uri

More information:

http://www.kinasera.com/

Field of activity

Biotechnology – genetic diagnostics equipment and services

Time of establishment

1995

Founder:

Mart Ustav

More information:

https://synlab.ee/

Field of activity

Environmental studies

Time of establishment

1995

Founder:

Argo Jõeleht, Andres Marandi, Jüri Plado

More information:

http://www.maatark.ee/

Field of activity

Restoration, binding, conservation

Time of establishment

2004

More information:

http://www.mandragora.ee/

Field of activity

IT – geopositioning products and services

Time of establishment

2002

Founder:

Erki Saluveer

More information:

www.positium.ee 

Field of activity

Biotechnology – immunological accelerated tests

Time of establishment

2000

Founder:

Raivo Uibo

More information:

https://immunotron.ee/

Field of activity

Biotechnology – development and services

Time of establishment

1999

More information:

https://www.asperbio.com/et/

Field of activity

Biotechnology – biosensors

Time of establishment

1999

Founder:

Ago Rinken, Toonika Rinken

More information:

 

Field of activity

Appliance construction – diagnostics equipment

Time of establishment

1999

Founder:

Arved Vain

More information:

https://www.myoton.com/

Field of activity

Biotechnology – genetic diagnostics equipment

Time of establishment

1999

Founder:

Mart ustav

More information:

https://www.icosagen.com/

Field of activity

Dosimetry studies and services

Time of establishment

1992

Founder:

 

More information:

mihkel.kerikmae@ut.ee

Field of activity

Appliance construction – measurement and navigation equipment

Time of establishment

1997

Founder:

 

More information:

https://www.airel.ee/et/

Field of activity

IT – programming of location-based solutions, GIS and cartography

Time of establishment

1990

Founder:

 

More information:

https://www.reach-u.com/

Field of activity

Appliance construction – laser technology, optics

Time of establishment

1988

Founder:

 

More information:

https://www.estla.com/

 


Spin-off companies that have suspended or terminated their activities:

Visgenyx, BioData, BioDesign, Autoseir, Loomeagentuur, Teadusmosaiik, Filosoft, KPA Scientific, Perfect Oil, Vivid Aim, ETC, GreenBead, Statistikalabor, Keelekord, Osherel, Majaseen, Eesti Turbauuringud, Buildings Numerics, Villeman Biotech, Ketita Lab, Nutriferm

Clevon ja Isejuhtivate Sõidukite Labor lõid koostöös käed

The University of Tartu's self-driving test vehicle now has remote control capabilities with the cooperation between Clevon and the University of Tartu

Mihkel Tammo

Mihkel Tammo to head the University of Tartu Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Patent Attorney Adrien Renaudo speaks about changes in the European patent landscape

On 25 March, from 14:00 to 16:00, Patent Attorney Adrien Renaudo will speak about the changes and opportunities that await the founders of deep-tech companies. All interested parties are welcome.