Tehnopol to build Center of Mechatronics in Tallinn for 7 mln euros

05.01.2011, 16:25

Tehnopol, a science park in Tallinn for knowledge based companies that houses more than 150 companies, Tallinn University of Technology and IT College, has signed a contract   to build the Center of Mechatronics, a combination of mechanical engineering, electronics and ICT in Tallinn.

The Center of Mechatronics will bring additional 9 000 square meters of office, R&D and laboratory space for technology based companies into the synergetic environment of Tehnopol, said the company. 

This 7 million euro development project will be completed in spring 2012.

The member of Tehnopol´s board, Pirko Konsa, said that the aim of the Center of Mechatronics is to create special infrastructure to bring together business, education and R&D activities that boost the international growth of electronics and machine building sector in Estonia. 

“Center of Mechatronics will be built in Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, close to Tallinn University of Technology and IT College. This enables to combine modern engineering skills with business ambitions. We are very glad that after one and a half year the companies in Estonia are more competitive and attractive to foreign investments. We believe the Center becomes a crucial landmark that creates an international cooperation bridge with space technologies, aeronautics or other top level engineering required sectors,” said Pirko Konsa.