XR Hub

a Digital Innovation Hub of XR technologies – co-creation and learning for artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, students and enthusiasts.

Showroom & Services

no. 1 XR showroom presenting the fruits of Finnish XR expertise to the world.

Activities

Activities

A link between university students and Finnish VR/AR companies through events, meetups, workshops and showcases with industry partners.

Events

Welcome to meet & greet & experience the Finnish XR – Pre-Slush XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, just before Slush, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry.

20th Nov 2019 - Match Up The XR Event

Welcome to meet & greet & experience the Finnish XR!

Pre-Slush XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, just before Slush, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry. Now the event hosts 500+ attendees in the Metropolia Arabia Creative campus at Helsinki Arabia Design and Creative district. This year the main organizer is brand new Helsinki XR Center together with Metropolia UAS & FIVR – Finnish Virtual Reality Association.

News

Urho Konttori, Founder & Chief Product Officer at Varjo Technologies, will have a Keynote about Varjo & Volvo Cooperation at Match Up 2019 event.

Another Match Up 2019 Keynote Speaker revealed: Urho Konttori from Varjo

Urho Konttori, Founder and Chief Product Officer of Varjo Technologies, comes to Match Up 2019 to give a keynote speech about Varjo and Volvo Cooperation.

About

Women looking up with Virtual Reality headset and blue jacket

Helsinki XR Center – the home of Extended Realities opened its doors in early 2019.

Located in Helsinki Arabia next to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences culture campus, HXRC is an incubator for talent, a cultural hub for co-creation and learning for all XR artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, students and enthusiasts. HXRC aims to become the largest innovation, development and startup center in the Nordics dedicated to VR and AR technologies.

Helsinki XR Center is operated by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences together with Finnish Virtual Reality Association FIVR. The Center is powered by the City of Helsinki, Business Finland.

Partners

Team

TIINA VUORIO

TIINA VUORIO

Project Lead

tiina.vuorio (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 50 523 8819

SANTERI SUOMINEN

SANTERI SUOMINEN

XR Curator, contents, ecosystem

santeri.suominen (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 44 509 0392

SANTERI SAARINEN

SANTERI SAARINEN

Technology expert, R&D projects

santeri.saarinen (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 141 2553

JANINA RANNIKKO

JANINA RANNIKKO

Data Curator

janina.rannikko (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 621 2236

HANNES JESAR

HANNES JESAR

Startup expert, facilities

hannes.jesar (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 688 5662

MIRA SIMSIÖ

MIRA SIMSIÖ

Marketing & Service Coordinator

mira.simsio (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 663 2329

SAMI LEHTINEN

SAMI LEHTINEN

Producer, Comms & Events

sami.lehtinen (at) helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 50 532 1150

MEERI LEHTO

MEERI LEHTO

Marketing Producer, Social media

meeri.lehto (at) helsinkixrcenter.com

OSSI HYNÖNEN

OSSI HYNÖNEN

Project Producer, Events

ossi.hynonen (at) helsinkixrcenter.com

Advisors

ANTTI LAURIKAINEN

ANTTI LAURIKAINEN

XR Advisor - Metropolia UAS

antti.laurikainen (at) helsinkixrcenter.com

ALEKSIS KARME

ALEKSIS KARME

XR Advisor - FIVR

aleksis.karme (at) helsinkixrcenter.com

PÄIVI KERÄNEN

PÄIVI KERÄNEN

EU Advisor - Metropolia UAS

paivi.keranen (at) helsinkixrcenter.com

Location & Follow us

Hämeentie 135 A, 00560 Helsinki

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