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Finnish AI Region (FAIR) is a candidate for European EDIH
FAIR has been selected by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy as one candidate for a European Digital Innovation Hub. The hubs will launch their activities in the second half of 2021.
AI-Mind is a 5-year project funded by Horizon 2020, with the goal of facilitating a paradigm shift in clinical practice of mild cognitive impairment. A team of Aalto University and HUS Helsinki University Hospital researchers are involved in the project. [...]
Professor Kari Tammi’s group develops digital twins for industrial use
Benefits from digital twins are huge, especially in industrial product development.
The magazine pays tribute to the development of a model that starkly reduces the amount of data needed for generating new, artificial images. [...]
Questions regarding the ethics of artificial intelligence provoked a lively discussion in Finland’s largest science event The Science Forum. [...]
Major EU project will harness AI and genomics for disease prevention
An international collaboration project to develop and implement novel genome-based disease prediction tools has received over 10 million euros from the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program. The project aims to demonstrate the potential and benefits of powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies on the generation of genetic predictive scores and to test their clinical validity.
Finland is going up in the Global AI Index
Finland is now ranked number eleven in the new Global AI Index. One category where Finland is particularly good is research.
New organizational structure of HIIT and the HIIT community support
The HIIT SAB convened in November 2020 to provide support in strategic planning of HIIT and its activities. Since the previous HIIT SAB meeting in 2016, we have witnessed a lot of new developments in the landscape of information technology research in the capital area.
Euro-BioImaging is the leading European research infrastructure for imaging technologies that have a central role in driving fundamental research and applied innovations in both biological and biomedical research.
High Content Imaging and Analysis Unit (FIMM-HCA) at FIMM Technology Centre has now joined Euro-BioImaging in the Finnish Advanced Light Microscopy Node, allowing it to offer new expertise in high-throughput microscopy.
Euro-BioImaging offers its services via 25 internationally renowned imaging facilities called Nodes, which are located across eleven countries and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL.
Researchers at FCAI have developed a machine learning-based method that can produce research data synthetically. The application is based on a method that allows academics and companies to share data with each other without compromising the privacy of the individuals involved in the study. [...]
Researchers from the University of Helsinki are developing a positioning system based on machine learning and an increasingly accurate and inexpensive navigation solution. [...]
Video games evoke emotions that even music and cinema fail to reach
A recent doctoral dissertation shows players appreciate evoked emotional experiences, even when some are far from positive
Traditionally video games have not been thought to evoke strong and deep emotions. However, a recent doctoral dissertation by Julia Ayumi Bopp from Aalto University, showed that video games evoke a wide range of emotions in players[...]
Scientific Advisory Board 2020 congratulates HIIT for its excellent track record of outstanding researchMia Paju2021-01-12T10:11:57+02:00
HIIT's activities and plans were reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) consisting of internationally prominent scholars invited by the HIIT Board. [...]
AI predicts which drug combinations kill cancer cells
A machine learning model can help us treat cancer more effectively.
Researchers developed a machine learning model that accurately predicts how combinations of different cancer drugs kill various types of cancer cells.[...]
Full Stack Open course translated into Chinese by a volunteer
A Chinese software developer came across a course on the web that attracted his attention.
He translated the course into Chinese, and now the Full Stack Open course has gained 10,000 Chinese students.[...]
Airfloow from Portugal won the Venture with Air hackathon
Venture with Air competition attracted submissions from four continents.
Winning team’s software optimises air quality and energy consumption in buildings.[...]
Nitin Sawhney receives an Academy of Finland grant for analyzing and reconstructing crisis narrativesMia Paju2020-12-02T11:20:44+02:00
Nitin Sawhney receives an Academy of Finland grant for analyzing and reconstructing crisis narratives
Professor Sawhney hopes that his collaborative research will offer insights into how crisis narratives emerge in society during the global pandemic
The Academy of Finland has granted special funding for research projects studying crisis preparedness and security of supply.[...]
New methods for approximate Bayesian inference are both tools for artificial intelligence and models of human intelligence. [...]
Yield Systems aims to have a significant sustainable impact on the global food system by creating cost efficient AI capabilities for plant breeding and speeding up the development of crop yields and adaptation to climate change. [...]