Tallinn University of Technology

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Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), the only technological university in Estonia, is the flagship of Estonian engineering and technology education. Here the synergy between different fields (technological, natural, exact, economic and health sciences) is created and new ideas are born. TalTech is to become one of the leading technological universities in the Baltic Sea region.

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eHealth activities:

eMed Lab of Department of Health Technologies of Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) contains researchers with leading e-health and e-government expertise, where some world leading internet solution are being created and implemented in practice. eMed Lab personnel played the lead and essential role in creating Estonian nation-wide Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform which opened up new dimensions in the research of shared databases and modern shared workflows in health care environments.

The research fields are:

  1. Big data – Investigation of trends in medicine, public health and social care based on the wide spread access to comprehensive, nation-wide databases
  2. Clients’ on-line access to medical data – patients’ behaviour, preferences and use of services with secure and reliable on-line access to his/her medical data including medical images
  3. Monitoring of the effectiveness and the potential adverse effects of new e-services or digital technologies in health care. eMed Lab builds a competence bridge between digital health care technologies and the clinical manifestation of diseases using the most recent advancements of e-health technologies and public health expertise.

eMed Lab operates as a science-, study- and development establishment in the e-health, clinical medicine, public health and medical data analytics sphere. TalTech has had involvement in several European telemedicine projects (eMedic, PrimCareIT, Chromed, MasterMind) and therefore has comprehensive knowledge and experience in e-health development and e-health related applications. Based on the e-health expertise eMed Lab can give considerable contribution to the project implementation.

eMed Lab of Department of Health Technologies of TalTech is one of the responsible parties for Health Care Technology international Master´s program (2 years). It is is an interdisciplinary curriculum taught in English. The overall goal of the program is to provide a health care technology related education to the potential academics, researchers, e-health leaders, project managers and technicians, and entrepreneurs.


Contact persons

Peeter Ross (

Kerli Metsla (


Ehitajate tee 5, 19086 Tallinn (Estonia)