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  • 7.3.2002: Two positions open at HIIT

    Thu, 07.03.2002

    Two new positions were opened for applications at HIIT. The senior researcher level Research Coordinator will be mainly responsible for coordinating international research, particularly EU-funded activities. The Project Secretary will assist the Research Coordinator and also individual projects. The call of applications closes on April 4, 2002.

  • 1.3.2002: HIIT EU 6FP info WWW page created

    Fri, 01.03.2002

    The HIIT EU info page was added to HIIT WWW, explaining HIIT’s position regarding the sixth Framework Programme, expected to launch in November 2002.

  • 7.2.2002: Fuego Core project funded by TEKES

    Thu, 07.02.2002

    On the same date, TEKES also awarded funding for the project Fuego Core: Middleware for Mobile Wireless Internet led by Prof. Kimmo Raatikainen of the University of Helsinki. The project studies middleware issues arising in the Mobile Internet, and aims at influencing the standardization of these technologies through IETF and W3C. Part of the work will be carried out in co-operation with the research group of Prof. Randy Katz at the Computer Science Division of the University of California at Berkeley.

  • 7.2.2002: DE Core project funded by TEKES

    Thu, 07.02.2002

    TEKES awarded funding for the project DE Core: Structures of Mobile Digital Economy. The project will focus on the technical, economic, and legal fundamentals of digital markets and their possible future evolution. The project will involve co-operation with the School of Information Management and Systems (SIMS) at the University of California at Berkeley, where the project will place one researcher starting from August, 2002. Dr. Jukka Kemppinen and Dr. Martti Mäntylä will lead the project jointly.

  • 31.1.2002: Semantic Web project receives TEKES funding

    Thu, 31.01.2002

    TEKES awarded first year funding for the Semantic Web project of the Media Convergence Program. The project will focus on studying semantic Web technologies in two prime areas: semantic service catalogues and semantic data storage. Prof. Eero Hyvönen of the University of Helsinki leads the project.

  • 13.12.2001: The Welfare of Nations project funded

    Thu, 13.12.2001

    TEKES awarded two-year funding 2002-2003 for the project The Welfare of Nations. The project will study the interaction of technology, economy, and society through a comparative investigation of three successful information societies: Silicon Valley, Singapore, and Finland. The project will be carried out in close co-operation with the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) at University of California, Berkeley. The project is led by Dr. Jukka Kemppinen jointly with Dr. Pekka Himanen.

  • 10.12.2001: Seminar on Energy-Constrained Computation

    Mon, 10.12.2001

    The Basic Research Unit of HIIT organised jointly with the Laboratory of Theoretical Computer Science of HUT a seminar on Energy-Constrained Computation. Speakers included Heikki Mannila (HIIT/BRU), Markku Åberg (VTT), Patrik Floréen (UH) and Pekka Orponen (HUT).

  • 2.11.2001: Semantic Web Kick-off Seminar

    Fri, 02.11.2001

    HIIT organised the seminar Semantic Web Kick-off at University of Helsinki, Porthania, Room P3. The seminar investigated the present state of Semantic Web research in Finland, with the aim of helping the planned research activity at HIIT to get off ground. Prof. Eero Hyvönen of the University of Helsinki chaired the seminar.

  • 24.10.2001: HTC Grand Opening Gala

    Wed, 24.10.2001

    The Grand Opening Gala of HIIT’s new premises in High Tech Center Helsinki was held, with some 150 invitees in attendance. The rectors of HIIT’s parent universities, rector Kari Raivio of UH and rector Paavo Uronen of HUT conducted the opening ceremony.

  • 1.10.2001: Four proposals submitted to TEKES' NETS programme

    Mon, 01.10.2001

    HIIT submitted four new project proposals for evaluation by the new NETS research programme of TEKES. If funded, the projects will launch in January 2002.

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