Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech)
conference venue January 24-25
Founded in 1918, TalTech is the flagship in engineering and IT science and education in Estonia, providing higher education at all levels in engineering and technology, information technology, economics, science, architecture and maritime. TalTech’s mission is to be a promoter of science, technology, and innovation and a leading provider of engineering and economic education in Estonia. TalTech is also becoming a modern digital campus that offers wide opportunities for smart city development and is a testing ground for Estonian companies to test their solutions.
With its scenic location in Mustamäe, TalTech is the only campus-type university in the Baltic countries and one of the most compact university campuses in Europe. Campus is the scene of many communal activities, with a large number of students, cultural and sports events. The campus of TalTech includes the Mektory Innovation and Business Centre and the Tehnopol Tallinn Science Park, where scientists, students and entrepreneurs meet to solve practical product development problems and generate new ideas for the future.
How to get there?
EstMil.tech location: TalTech campus main (U01) building. The address of the U01 and the main entrance is Ehitajate tee 5.
MAP OF TALTECH campus with the U01 building (the main entrance, registration area and conference hall) in centre of the of the building. Scroll the map down.
Please see the instructions how to get to the TalTech campus HERE. Distance from the city centre ca 8 km.
Taxi/Bolt address: Ehitajate tee 5, TalTech main entrance.
Public transportation: from the city centre stops "Keemia" (trolley 3, bus 11) or "Tehnikaülikool" (bus 36).
Free parking for the conference delegates in front of the main building (Rauakooli parkla).
PROTO Invention Factory
(location of the January 24 evening reception)
The family-friendly attraction centre, the PROTO Invention Factory, opened in 2019, is a unique combination of novel VR technology and prototypes of technology more than a century old, forming an entertaining experiment centre. It is located in the foundry of the former top-secret Noblessner submarine factory, offering visitors dozens of attractions based on innovative technology and the exciting atmosphere of amazing inventions from the era of Jules Verne.
The historical buildings of the Noblessner shipyard are a treasure trove of Tallinn’s industrial architecture. It has been a secret and closed place since it was established in the early 20th century. Emanuel Nobel, the nephew of Alfred Nobel, who instituted the Nobel Prizes, built a total of 12 submarines here with his business partner Arthur Lessner, as part of a secret programme for the Imperial Russian Navy.
How to get there?
The PROTO Invention Factory (address: Peetri St 10) is located in the Noblessneri area in Northern Tallinn.
Distance ca 3 km from the City centre, ca 9 km from TalTech. Instructions of the location, transportation and parking are found HERE.
Participants are kindly asked to organize their own transportation.
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is an ideal destination if you are looking for a combination of modern comforts, a thriving culinary scene and a vibrant cultural landscape in a truly unique, historical setting. Each of Tallinn’s neighbourhoods has its own personality and allure, from the medieval Old Town, designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, to imperial Kadriorg, bohemian Kalamaja and the sleek and trendy city centre with the opening to the sea-shore. This fascinating mix of the old and traditional, the new and high-tech, pure sea air and easy access to nature is sure to enchant and surprise you!
At the same time, as one of the world's leading digital countries, e-solutions and innovative thinking are part of our DNA. Tallinn is the headquarter for a diverse start-up scenery, being the capital of the country with the most unicorns per capita in Europe. No wonder Tallinn was ranked number one in the list of the top 50 best places for remote working in 2021.
In 2023 Tallinn was the Europe’s 13th Green Capital with a goal of becoming a model city for sustainable governance. Many innovative Smart City projects were launched throughout 2023. To encourage this innovation, Tallinn has moved towards a more systematic and practical partnership with universities and companies, that want to test new environmentally friendly technologies and concepts in Tallinn. Think globally, test in Tallinn is the motto to encourage companies to test their smart and eco-friendly products and services in a city environment.
Find your way from the airport to the city centre.
Prolong your stay in Tallinn and Estonia. To find out more about Tallinn’s top activities, events and places to eat and drink, check out the city’s official tourism portal, visittallinn.ee or follow @VisitTallinn on social media. Find out the possibilities to go outside Tallinn at VISIT ESTONIA.