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Helsinki XR Center (HXRC) offers shared work space and equipment for teams, companies and individuals in their early phase of development of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality or Mixed Reality projects. Now we have our second open call for XR developer teams!

SLUSH side-event XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry. The event takes place in the Metropolia Arabia Creative Campus at Helsinki Arabia Design and Creative district. Main organizer is Helsinki XR Center together with Metropolia UAS & FIVR – Finnish Virtual Reality Association.

In Match Up – XR event hundreds of operators from extended reality came together in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Arabia Creative Campus on 20 November. The annual SLUSH pre-event offered international keynote speakers, dozens of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) demos and the possibility to have short 1-on-1 meetings between guests in Matchmaking session.

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.

Welcome to the premiere show of the new VR short film “Forgotten Kiss” by TheaterVR.
An amazing immersive 3D360 movie based on the story by Russian writer Alexander Kuprin.
In associatiion with Helsinki XR Center at XR Showroom.

At Helsinki XR Center, Olli Sinerma – a Senior Advisor of Business Finland – helps startups and companies in Arabia district to apply Tekes funding and coach them for international growth. 

Startup Checklist is a service for idea stage startups. The startup team / individual meets a mentor 1-3 times during three months. The service helps the team to clarify their potential in creating scalable business and tackle challenges in three key areas: team, idea validation and market. The methods used are based on self-reflection supported by the coach. The process is guided by a self-reflection tool. At the end of the Startup Checklist service the team receives the mentor’s recommendations for next steps. The teams will be coached by Oki Tåg.

Innovation competition for companies to create XR business together with Telia is now open for applications. The winner will be announced at Match Up 2019.

The biggest XR event in Finland – Match Up – XR Event 2019 is an annual SLUSH pre-event in Helsinki, focusing on AR/VR industry, technologies and solutions. The event is held now for the third time and it will host 500+ attendees from all over the world.

During the evening attendees will meet top VR/AR companies and startups. Forefront corporations tell how they have already utilised XR in their projects and keynote speakers will share their industry expertise and outlook of future XR development and technologies.

Tule kuulemaan viestinnän uusista, tulevaisuuden tuulista; miten uudet XR-teknologiat tulevat muokkaamaan myös viestinnän ammattilaisen työtä. Aamu alkaa aamupalalla, jonka lomassa Helsinki XR Centerin henkilökunta esittelee keskuksen toimintaa. Tilaisuudessa  pääset itse kokemaan ja kokeilemaan erilaisia XR ja AR sovelluksia ja teknologioita  XR Showroomissa.