XR Hub

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

Showroom & Services

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

Grand Opening

We have a pleasure to cordially invite you to the Housewarming party & Grand Opening of Helsinki XR Center – the home of Extended Reality.

5th Sep 2019 - Grand Opening & Housewarming party

We have a pleasure to cordially invite you to the Housewarming party & Grand Opening of Helsinki XR Center – the home of Extended Reality. Please join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres on 5th of September from 4 pm to 8 pm. Our honorary guests cut the red ribbon of the first class XR showroom at 5 pm.

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 400+ 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.

Grand Opening

We have a pleasure to cordially invite you to the Housewarming party & Grand Opening of Helsinki XR Center – the home of Extended Reality.

News

HXRC LAUNHING PHASE

Student Cooperation In Action!

This summer we are developing two applications to assist teaching at Metropolia UAS. With funding from Ministry of Education and Culture, we hired eight trainees to work on these projects, one game designer, three artists and four programmers.

About

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

Located in Helsinki Arabia next to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences culture campus, HXRC will be 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

HANNES JESAR

HANNES JESAR

Startup expert, facilities

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

MIRA SIMSIÖ

MIRA SIMSIÖ

Producer, Comms & Events

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

OSSI HYNÖNEN

OSSI HYNÖNEN

Project Assistant, Comms & Events

ossi.hynonen(at)helsinkixrcenter.com

MEERI LEHTO

MEERI LEHTO

Project Assistant, Comms & Events

meeri.lehto(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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