Finnish AI Region (FAIR EDIH) Kick-off event

4 April 2023

What is FAIR and what’s in it for you? Join us at the FAIR kick-off event on April 4th at 9-11 am and find out!

Finnish AI Region (FAIR) Kick-off event

Basic information

  • EVENT: Finnish AI Region (FAIR EDIH) Kick-off Event
  • DATE: 4 April 2023, 9:00–11:00
  • ORGANIZER: Finnish AI Region (FAIR EDIH)
  • LOCATION: Tiedekulma (Helsinki University, Yliopistonkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki) and online
  • TICKETS: Free of charge. Pre-registration is required.

About the event

Join us at the kick-off event of the Finnish AI Region (FAIR), which will be held at the University of Helsinki’s Science Corner on April 4, 2023, from 9 to 11 am, and learn about the extensive free services for SMEs of the new European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH).

The innovation hub, funded by the European Union, Business Finland and the Innovation Fund of the City of Helsinki, aims to speed up the large-scale introduction of artificial intelligence in small and medium-sized companies.

FAIR’s technological focus is on artificial intelligence, but at the same time it also offers expertise in the field of extended reality (XR), cyber security, funding search and high-performance computing. The services are primarily free for SMEs. You can get more information about FAIR and its services by contacting or visiting FAIR’s website.

Programme of the event

The speakers at the event are Ilona Lundström, director general of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Kalle Toivonen, director of FAIR, and Lukas Lundin of Microsoft.

Opening speech on the importance of artificial intelligence in business
Ilona Lundström, CEO TEM, Innovations and corporate finance

Presentation of FAIR’s services
Kalle Toivonen, FAIR director, City of Helsinki

Application of generative artificial intelligence in business
Lukas Lundin, Microsoft, Azure Go-to market Manager

Questions and Networking

The event is held in English.

The event will also be streamed. You will receive the link upon registration.

Please register to the event by Sunday April 2nd!

About FAIR

FAIR – Finnish AI Region EDIH consists of the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, University of Helsinki, Aalto University, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences & Helsinki XR Center, CSC, KIRAHub and EIT Digital. Enter Espoo acts as an affiliate partner.

The services of the FAIR innovation hub are divided into six different categories: need analysis & advisory, training, concept development (acceleration), solution development, experimentation (testbeds) and networking & support to find investments. FAIR’s activities are especially aimed at SMEs in the service sector, and services are offered to companies free of charge.

The goal of the consortium is to create a world-leading ecosystem for the use of artificial intelligence in Finland, and especially to speed up and expand the adoption of artificial intelligence in SMEs. FAIR offers companies excellence and various services related to artificial intelligence, from test platforms and supercomputers to the competence pool of 60 professors and a group of researchers.

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