Low temperature applications for ultimate sensitivity
Customer: Aivon Oy, a VTT spin-off company
Market need: Sensors and electronics for measurements needing ultimate sensitivity.
Applications: Magnetic field sensors for brain imaging, primary thermometry at <1K temperatures, low-noise electronics for cryogenic detectors and sensors, fabrication services of superconducting devices.
Launching the business: Aivon Oy founded by a former VTT scientist Jari Penttilä has currently a turnover of about 1 M€ per year. The products of Aivon derive mainly from low-temperature technology developed at VTT or in collaboration with Aivon and VTT.