|World class education in science, maths and IT.|
|Significant, export-oriented engineering and electronics sectors.|
|World class IT skills, from software to control systems and cyber security.|
|Full collaborative ecosystem for R&D, prototyping and production.|
|Estonian mechatronics solutions attract global clients, awards and funding.|
Estonia has a sizeable and growing Mechatronics industry thanks to its ability to integrate world-class expertise in mechanical engineering, electronics and IT. European leaders Enics and Stoneridge trust Estonia to provide high quality, cost-effective, on-time solutions for their global client base.
In mechanical engineering Estonia has a 25 year track record of high-value production, testing and assembly for global markets. Ericsson and ABB (read more) trust Estonia to produce complex telecommunications, power and industrial solutions. A significant contract manufacturing sector is experienced and certified to provide intricate components and complex systems to space, transportation and offshore sectors.
Estonia’s electronics capability, developed over 70 years, today includes R&D, prototyping, precision production and assembly of PCBs, supercapacitors, transformers and semiconductors. European leaders Enics, PKC Group and Stoneridge provide cost-effective, on-time solutions to global clients from Estonia.
Estonia’s world-class IT capability ensures technology is seamlessly integrated. Historic skills in industrial automation and cyber security are augmented by developments in data analytics, connected networks and the Blockchain. Estonia is at the cutting edge of sensor, control software and location technology R&D for autonomous vehicles.
Homegrown innovations increasingly attract global clients, awards and funding. Starship Technologies is a strategic partner to Daimler AG in the smart van-robotic delivery solutions. Cleveron parcel delivery solutions are used globally by the likes of Walmart. Software apps allow clients to personalise service and provide real-time data to business on performance and preferences.
Success stories in the Estonian Electronics / IoT / Mechatronics industry include:
ABB (read more), Amphenol, Cleveron (read more), Enics (read more), Ericsson, Fortaco, Hanza, Ionix Systems, IPA, Milrem Robotics (read more), Note, PKC Group, Scanfil, Starship Technologies (read more), Stoneridge and others.
These websites can be useful when interested in mechatronics in Estonia:
You are also welcome to send us a request for personal e-consulting to obtain more specific information.
Estonia is the world’s most digitally enabled nation, offering a unique combination of talent, environment, and innovation. Our IT R&D ecosystem enjoys global proof of concept, being trusted by global organisations such as Kuehne+Nagel and NATO and producing unicorn startups like Wise and Bolt.
Estonia is a cashless society with over 99% of financial transactions occurring digitally. Electronic ID and Blockchain are widely used in FinTech applications. 80+ FinTechs ranging from innovative startups such as Wise to Blockchain leader Guardtime make Estonia a global centre of excellence for FinTech.
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 a sizeable Advanced Industrial sector and world-class IT expertise in areas including high tech systems, control technologies and cyber security. Supported by a collaborative ecosystem well suited to research and development, Estonia is emerging as a centre of excellence in industrial automation.
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 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.
Patient records in Estonia are digitised and secured by the Blockchain, providing a single immutable data source for healthcare professionals. With a unique digital platform and collaborative ecosystem, Estonia is positioned to lead on preventative medicine, patient self-treatment and industry efficiency.
Estonia’s marine sector specialises in the design and build of small and medium-sized commercial and leisure vessels. Centuries long expertise, cutting-edge application of IT and a flexible approach make Estonia a competitive location for innovation and export-oriented production.
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
Prime Minister Kaja Kallas: We have chosen to be front-runners of GreenTech who develop and introduce innovative technologies and services.
The transition to green energy does not happen by itself. Estonia has a clear goal for this, and agile actions have begun here in both, the public and private sectors, to make Estonia the world’s top GreenTech development centre and largest producer of green energy per capita in the coming years.
What is it like to run a business in Estonia? How to benefit from the e-solutions and the efficiency of our business culture? What are the opportunities in specific sectors? Who to partner up with?
The Estonian Investment Agency’s team is happy to help you via its complimentary e-Consulting service, organize online or offline follow-up events such as virtual investment visits and guide you through the fairly simple process of investing in Estonia.