VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries, providing expert services for domestic and international customers and partners, and for both private and public sectors. It is a state-owned and controlled non-profit limited liability company established by law and operating under the ownership steering of Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy. VTT has a staff of 2600 people, with activities focused on: Knowledge intensive products and services, Smart industry and energy systems, Solutions for natural resources and environment. VTT is impact-driven and from its wide multi-technological knowledge base, VTT can combine technologies, produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, and create business intelligence and value added for its stakeholders.
In EXTREME it is involved with modeling of materials, fabrication and treatments of materials through powder manufacturing and consolidation techniques, evaluation of materials performances in service environments, assessment of degradation mechanisms and lifetimes.