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Mechanical engineering

Estonia has a full value chain for R&D, prototyping, and production of precision components and complex systems, and is trusted by ABB, Ericsson and the European Space Agency.

  • 10% of GDP created by manufacturing
  • #3 globally for science education
  • #6 in Europe for Ease of Doing Business


Industrial production11.4 bn €

The industrial sector, the Estonian economy’s largest, benefits from a full and collaborative ecosystem. In academia, Estonia ranks high in the teaching of core science and maths subjects. Competence centres undertake R&D, and the best innovations are commercialised through accelerators. Modern industrial parks and a full supply chain support efficient production and distribution.

Ericsson has a 25-year track record of success in Estonia producing, testing and assembling complex telecommunications solutions for global markets. Ericsson also utilises our digitally-enabled environment for R&D purposes, creating cutting-edge smart grid-, state hybrid cloud-, and 5G innovations.

ABB trusts Estonia as a regional hub for Northern Europe, producing complex power and electrical solutions, managing supply chains and conducting R&D in partnership with local universities.

Estonia also possesses a significant contract manufacturing sector which is experienced and certified to supply global transportation, offshore and industrial sectors. From intricate components used in space to complex mechanical systems, Estonia delivers a competitive combination of quality, reliability and price.

Estonia is at the cutting edge of applying IT to revolutionise industrial performance. Historic skills in automation, CADCAM and cyber security are augmented by recent innovations in data analytics and connected networks, placing Estonia at the forefront of Industry 4.0 developments.

With a strong track record of successful investments and innovation, Estonia is the ideal location for those seeking to take advantage of the digitalisation of industry.

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