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

The planning of next year’s event is underway: Match Up 2020 will take place on 18th Nov 2020 at the Metropolia Arabia Creative Campus.

27 Feb 2020 – FIVR Winter 2020 Meetup

We are co-organizing the first developer/creator meetup of the year on 27th of February together with FIVR – Finnish Virtual Reality here at the Helsinki XR Center. This meetup is dedicated to all who are passionate in creating new things for XR.

Read more and sign up!

26 March 2020 - Metropolia XR Afterit (fin)

Luvassa inspiroivia esityksiä & case-esimerkkejä kun työelämäosaajat kertovat millaista talenttia tiimeihinsä kaipaavat. Mahdollisuus tutustua alan tekijöihin ja esittää mieltä askaruttavia kysymyksiä. Metropolia XR Afterit opiskelijoille – tapahtumasarjan avaavat Accenture Liquid Studio, Radical Rabbit ja Harhama Games. Tapahtuma suomeksi.

Paikkoja rajoitettu määrä. Ilmoittaudu mukaan tämän linkin kautta.

18 Nov 2020 – Match Up 2020

Experience the Finnish XR!

The planning of next year’s event is underway: Match Up 2020 will take place on 18th Nov 2020 at the Metropolia Arabia Creative Campus.

Meanwhile, take a look how this year’s Match Up 2019 was like!

Workshops

We are actively arranging private workshops and other visits to the Helsinki XR Center and XR Showroom.

If you are interested in arranging a workshop with us, read more about our services from this link.

FIVR winter 2020 meetup, co-organized with Arilyn, Teatime Research Ltd. and Helsinki XR Center.

We are co-organizing the first developer/creator meetup of the year on 27th of February together with FIVR – Finnish Virtual Reality Association here at the Helsinki XR Center. This meetup is dedicated to all who are passionate in creating new things for XR. Read more and sign up!

News

A man with a virtual reality headset on his head is looking up.

Helsinki XR Center 2019 wrap-up: full speed ahead!

The year 2019 was truly a busy one, but we couldn’t be happier of everything the year has given us and all the support we’ve got around the world. Now as Helsinki XR Center has turned one year old, we will take a moment to reminisce how the first year was like!

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

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

Our office is at Hämeentie 135 A, 00560 Helsinki, 4th floor.

Please schedule a meeting before arriving.

[email protected]

HXRC in social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube.

Connect, follow and have a conversation with us.

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