About Us


Spectral Engines develops and produces groundbreaking smart material sensing technology, which can measure the very make-up of materials.

Our solutions improve industrial processes, enable advanced pocket-size analyzers and make material sensing possible in consumer applications. The team and technology platforms enable new measurement applications and business opportunities. Spectral Engines’ novel technology originates from years of research done at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, now developed to a full industrial-grade sensor.


Kauppalehti Growth Company 2019
Spectral Engines has been able to grow substantially during the previous three years and has, therefore, earned its status as a Growth Company. In three years, the average annual revenue growth of the company receiving Kauppalehti's Growth Company certificate has been more than ten percentage points faster than the average in its main industry category.

Achiever 2017 status for financial performance
Companies receiving Achiever certification are stable businesses with solid growth, good financial results, and profitability, a strong financial structure and liquidity to ensure continued operation.

Horizon Prize Food scanner winner 2017
The Horizon Prize for a food scanner awarded a mobile solution that analyses precisely, quickly and efficiently food composition and nutrition facts.

SPIE Prism Award winner 2016 as the best sensor product 
Sometimes referred to as the ‘Oscars of Photonics’, the Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation is a leading international competition that honors the best new photonic products on the market.


At Spectral Engines we take pride in being the global leader in a new global high-tech market with our outstanding technological innovations. However, it is not only about great technology, but it is also really about what to use it for. Spectral Engines’ vision is to be the world leader in material sensing technologies, but also to bring added value for the everyday life of people through our solutions!

We are continuously looking for opportunities to help our customers solve global problems - environmental and societal aspects are an integral part of what we do. For example, we have been able to catch opportunities such as winning the 1 M€ Foodscanner competition, providing B/S/H/ with the world’s first textile scanner for consumers, contributing to a more sustainable world with plastic and textile recycling tools, helping to stop fake malaria medicine and providing the police with a pocket-size narcotics screening device.

We are growing quickly and taking the step from a start-up to a growth company. Our people are skilled, proactive and solution-oriented. We are continuously developing the company and ways of working to serve customers with integrity and trustworthiness. All employees have the opportunity to participate in the development of the company.