Using visualization to support insight generation and sharing

The primary purpose of visualization is to support insight. A crowdsourced study reveals interactions, their relation to insights, and the influence of personality traits on insight generation.


How is Instagram used by the leading health agencies to engage with the public during the COVID-19 crisis?

Most of the images shared by major health agencies (NHS, CDC, WHO, IFRC) relate to preventive measures, health advisories, gratitude and resilience of front-line workers.


Artificial intelligence – a key to sustainable smart cities and mobility.

Cities and transport are major contributors to CO2 emissions. FCAI’s recent webinar brought industry and academia together to discuss the need for new sustainable solutions, enabled by artificial intelligence.


Janne Lindqvist and Miapetra Kumpula-Natri's discussion on the security in the digital world.

Available on Spotify.


More certainty for deep learning

With the support of Saab, doctoral student Lassi Meronen is developing models for deep learning that can be used, for example, in radars and medical diagnosis..


AI learns to type on a phone like humans

A new computational model precisely replicates the eye and finger movements of touchscreen users.


5G Router-enabled self-driving cars

The 5G MOBIX project is exploring the implications of 5G networks on autonomous driving.


Virtual Touch: Tactile feedback in VR performances

The Aalto Wearable Systems Lab has been collaborating with Avatar’s Journey on the development of EVE: Virtual Touch Lab.


Artificial Intelligence for Industrial Vision

The need for cost-effective localization systems in industry that are capable of tolerating indoor challenges demand the development of more sophisticated algorithms.


Edge AI-Assisted Active Queue Management

The core functions in the Internet have traditionally been designed to support high throughput. However, an increasing number of Internet services such as Web or Web-based applications and most interactive applications are sensitive to network latency.


In­sti­tu­teQ brings to­gether top ex­pert­ise in quantum science and tech­no­lo­gies

Helsinki University, Aalto University and VTT establish together InstituteQ, The Finnish Quantum Institute to coordinate quantum science and technologies.


The re­si­li­ence of a hos­pital-as­so­ci­ated bac­terium dates back over a cen­tury

An extensive international study has discovered features related to the origin and evolution of the Enterococcus faecalis bacterium which have enabled it to survive in spite of advances associated with antibiotics and infection control in hospitals.


Beauty is in the brain of the be­holder

An AI gen­er­ates per­son­ally at­tract­ive im­ages by read­ing brain data


VEIL.AI pro­duces in­creas­ingly safe data for med­ical science

Li­cence agree­ment con­cluded with the University of Helsinki


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.


Professor Kari Tammi’s group develops digital twins for industrial use

Benefits from digital twins are huge, especially in industrial product development.


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.