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FAIR uutiskirje 8/2023

The Finnish AI Region is establishing a new artificial intelligence ecosystem in Finland aimed at boosting the operations of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) through the implementation of AI-driven automation and digitalization.

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Welcome to the newsletter from the Finnish AI Region! We’re thrilled to have you with us. In the coming months, we’ll be keeping you updated on the latest happenings and offerings within the FAIR community. Whether you’re a representative of a FAIR-affiliated customer company, a valued partner, or simply someone keen on joining the dynamic FAIR ecosystem, this newsletter is tailored for you.

At FAIR, our mission revolves around providing top-notch expertise in AI, XR, cybersecurity, and high-performance computing across digital services, smart cities, and the health sector. It’s important to note that our efforts are made possible through co-funding by the European Union.

Thank you for being a part of the FAIR journey. Stay tuned for exciting updates in the realm of cutting-edge technologies and their transformative applications.


ChatGPT for Research Aug 29th 5 pm

Do you wonder how to use ChatGPT in research? What are the ethical considerations related to this? FCAI’s Ethics Advisory Board arranges an event about this very pertinent topic at Tiedekulma on 29 August.

Knights of Nordics Nov 28-29

An event for startups and scaleups: application is open until September 3rd. The startup and scaleup application is now open for Knights of Nordics! | Enter Espoo. 

KIRAHub AI-Updates Sept 4th at 3 pm

AI-Updates is a current affair talk show about artificial intelligence development in the built environment. You can watch our live stream through KIRAHub some channels or on-site at Urban3 (Helsinki, Finland).

Supercomputing Innovation
Summit 2023 in Kajaani Oct 4-5th

Demystifying supercomputing for business. Supercomputing Innovation Summit 2023 is one of those must-attend events. organized by CSC. 



FAIR, in collaboration with its partner organizations, provides a range of complimentary AI courses open to all those interested:

Elements of AI (MinnaLearn)
Building AI (MinnaLearn)
AI for Built Environment (MinnaLearn & KIRAHub) take the course if you plan to apply for KIRAHUB’s accelerator program
Cybersecurity (MinnaLearn)
Practical AI (Edukamu)


KIRAHub Accelerator Program

AI Accelerator program helps companies operating in the real estate and construction industries to start utilizing AI in their solution development. During the program, each participating organisation will design an AI pilot solution with the help of seasoned experts. Apply now for the fall 2023 cohorts!


Haaga-Helia, in partnership with Finnish AI Region, is excited to offer companies a unique avenue for solving operational challenges through hackathons! We invite companies to present challenges tied to administrative complexities that can be effectively addressed through the prowess of Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

Technology in use: Microsoft, Power Automate Service is free of charge for FAIR customers. Should you be interested in leveraging the innovative minds of students to enhance your operational productivity, our services are at your disposal. Feel free to reach out to your dedicated account manager for further details and to initiate this transformative journey.

 Student Projects

Finnish AI Region FAIR supports financially four master’s projects and six bachelor’s projects with SME companies with “first in first served” principle. If you are interested, please contact your FAIR customer manager.

Master’s thesis projects at
Aalto and University of Helsinki

Learn from students and professors. During the period of six months, you will have the possibility to get acquainted with a talented and well-educated student, who uses the knowledge gained from their studies in resolving specific issues you have in your company, e.g., in design, development, or research initiatives.

A designated academic supervisor at Aalto University or the University of Helsinki is responsible for ensuring that the project fulfils academic requirements. The student should also have a supervisor at the company.

Bachelor level thesis assignments for
IT and accounting at Haaga-Helia

Does your company need help in: Making a survey, interviews or collect other data from the field? Getting a documentation of current accounting/business process and some development ideas with RPA or AI solutions? Getting a Proof of Concept of a simple robotic process automation (RPA) solution? Testing a prototype?

Contact your customer manager first to let us know your interest.

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