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.