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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Estonia developed X-Road, its proprietary decentralised, distributed system in 2001 and has utilised Blockchain since 2008. World-class technical skills supported by practical experience implementing public and permissioned Blockchain’s place Estonia at the forefront of the emerging Blockchain economy.
Estonia has a diversified energy sector which comprises long-standing expertise in oil shale, a sizeable renewables sector and growing CleanTech capability. World-class expertise within a highly digital, pro-business environment will see Estonia play a leading role in the energy revolution
Estonia has a sizeable food industry which benefits from ecological raw materials, skilled workers and modern production facilities. With an established export capability and growing application of food science and technology, Estonia is the ideal location for export and R&D oriented investment.
Estonia has one of Europe’s largest bioeconomies, including world leading expertise in forest-based activity. Supported by high-quality natural resources, ultra-high use of IT and supportive policy making, Estonia offers a range of production and innovation opportunities.
Estonia is a world leader in identity cards and mobile and device-independent e-ID solutions. Based on ultra-high encryption and user convenience, e-ID can be used to vote, sign smart contracts, make contactless payments and is being adopted by business and governments globally.
Estonia is a cashless society with over 99% of financial transactions occurring digitally and electronic ID and Blockchain utilised daily. 80+ FinTechs ranging from innovative startups such as TransferWise to Blockchain leader Guardtime make Estonia a global centre of excellence for FinTech.
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