AI Finland & AI Day 2021: Reboot with AI

AI Day is the biggest annual event highlighting the frontrunner AI research in Finland.


Linux 30 Year Jubilee Seminar

Linux 30 year Jubilee Seminar will be held in early October 2021 as a hybrid event.


Applications to open calls highlights competitiveness of research positions in Helsinki ICT

Despite continuing problems in the wider labour market, the HIIT and FCAI postdoctoral calls and HICT doctoral student call remain popular with applicants.


Struggling to write up your doctoral thesis? HIIT to the rescue!

HIIT recently introduced a new funding instrument for doctoral students in the process of finalizing their thesis.


Novel brain model could help elucidate causes of neurodegenerative disorders

A new brain model produces functional networks that correspond closely to those observed in Human Neuroscience data.


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.