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Finnish AI Region (FAIR)

Hub Information

Hub Name
Finnish AI Region (FAIR)
Local Name
European DIH
Geographical Scope


Finnish AI Region (FAIR) is an EDIH with strong combination of the cities of Finland's capital region (Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa) and expertise in Artificial Intelligence, where especially the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI), which already is a DIH, brings the latest AI research results to the benefit of Finnish industry. The technological focus of FAIR is mainly on AI, in the domains of private service industry, health and smart cities, but also expands to expertise in cybersecurity, Extended Reality (XR) and other digital technologies. FAIR focuses its services on SMEs in need to adopt AI, forming an ecosystem of AI-adopting companies. FAIR covers the whole of Finland, with emphasis on Southern Finland. The services provided are based on the existing strengths of the partners. 
Main focus: Artificial Intelligence

Main sectors: AI Service Industry(SME) , Health , Smart Cities

Contact Data

Coordinator (Research & Technology organization)
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Year Established
VTT, Tekniikantie 21, Espoo, 02044, Espoo (Finland)
Contact information
Kalle Toivonen, City of Helsinki (coordinator)
+358 50
Contact information
Olli Nurmi, VTT
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Kaisa Ahonen, City of Vantaa
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Ari Alamaki, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
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Jesse Oikarinen, CSC - IT Center for Science
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Lea Myyryläinen, EIT Digital


Organizational form
Joint venture
Number of employees


  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cyber security
  • Virtual, augmented and extended reality


Market and Services


  • Community, social and personal service activities
  • Construction
  • Life sciences & healthcare
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
  • Public administration

TRL Focus

Services provided

  • Incubator/accelerator support


Last updated: 10/08/22 17:51