ELIKO Technology Competence Centre in Electronics-, Info- and Communication Technologies was established in 2004 as an independent state supported research organization focusing on industrial and applied research in the area of smart environment systems. It has spun off from Tallinn University of Technology and its Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics and Department of Computer Science who in collaboration with private companies have formed its consortia. Together with government aid and access to top Estonian scientific know-how, it enables to reduce the risks of ICT technology development and validation for its partner companies. Since 2004 ELIKO has also participated in various FP6, FP7, Marie Curie, Eurostars and other international projects.
The mission of ELIKO is to improve the competitiveness of Estonian ICT industry through the collaboration of top research institutions and businesses in the fields of electronics-, info- and communication technologies.
ELIKO team and its partners have more than ten years of practical experience in the development of complex embedded hardware and software systems. Today ELIKO has mainly focused its R&D activities into the following sub-fields:
• Sensing and signal processing
• Wireless communication in smart environment
• Software applications for smart environment
• Software and hardware testing
The specific technologies that we relay on are: energy efficient signal processing and distributed sensing, RFID/NFC and wireless communication, semantics and ontologies for interoperability and software applications, model-based design and testing. Main application fields include healthcare, telemedicine, environment monitoring, access control solutions, printed-circuit board and distributed software testing. For more information, see section "Research Projects".
The centre has an access to various electronic measurement equipment and modern rapid prototyping tools. The usual outcome of ELIKO's activities is a “proof of concept” demonstrator simplifying the product development steps for our partner companies.
ELIKO Technology Competence Center together with seven other competence centers is part of the Competence Center Program financed by Enterprise Estonia. Members of the current ELIKO consortia are: Regio AS, East-Tallinn Central Hospital, Elvior OÜ, Girf OÜ, North Estonia Medical Centre etc. For more information, see section "Partners".
The Estonian HealthTech Cluster in cooperation with the ELIKO Competence Centre is organizing pHealth 2013: The 10th International Conference on wearable micro and nano technologies for personalized health, in Tallinn, June 26-28. ELIKO Competence Centre is the platinum sponsor of pHealth 2013.
Starting from the 3rd of December Mr. Alar Kuusik will take over the management board of ELIKO and will act as an interim CEO. Mr Kuusik will assume the CEO responsibilities until ELIKO’s Council finalizes the recruitment of a new permanent CEO.
Mäealuse 2/1, 3nd floor, Tallinn 12618, Estonia
Phone: +372 6599 881, Fax: +372 6599 880