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Match XR 2023

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Event Details

Discover the Finnish XR scene and connect with industry stakeholders at Match XR on 29 November 2023!

Match XR is an annual Slush pre-event focusing on extended reality (XR), Artificial Intelligence, Web3, gaming, and everything in between and beyond.

As the biggest one-night XR & emerging tech dedicated event in the Nordics, Match XR creates an overview of the current Finnish XR & emerging tech scene, and brings fresh start-ups, industry veterans, investors, students and other tech enthusiasts together!

MATCHMAKING
Discover potential cooperation partners via 1-on-1 speed meetings!

EXPO AREA
Experience amazing XR & new tech solutions of over 60 Finnish organizations!

PROGRAM
As part of the Match XR program, you can witness the Finnish Metaverse Strategy reveal by Business Finland, and step into Formlös’ virtual production studio!

LOUNGE & AFTERPARTY
Enjoy the great company of hundreds of fellow emerging tech enthusiasts with a drink or two – during and after the main event!

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Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Helsinki, Finland(GMT+02:00)

Organizer

Helsinki XR Center

Helsinki XR Center, the home of Extended Realities, is an incubator for talent, a cultural hub for co-creation and learning for all XR artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, students and enthusiasts in the field of virtual and augmented reality.

Helsinki XR Center opened its doors in early 2019, and after that, we have had the honour to collaborate with over a hundred organizations, offer working space, equipment and mentoring to over 30 developer hub teams, have over 3000 visits to our premises, including HXRC Showroom, and produce dozens of XR events.

During the years, HXRC has become the largest innovation, development and startup center in the Nordics dedicated to virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) technologies.

Our mission is to continue the ambassador work in the field of Finnish XR.

Helsinki XR Center is located in Arabia, Helsinki, as a part of the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences’ Creative Campus.

The center is operated by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. It works in close cooperation with Finnish Virtual Reality Association FIVR, and the center’s collaboration partners include Yle (Finnish Broadcasting Company), the City of Helsinki, and the Uusimaa Regional Council.

Helsinki XR Center is a participant member of the Metaverse Standards Forum community, board member of the XR4Europe network, and part of the FAIR – Finnish AI Region, which is one of the hubs of European Digital Innovation Hubs Network (EDIH).

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Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland’s largest university of applied sciences, educates future professionals in the fields of Business, Culture, Health Care and Social Services, and Technology. Metropolia is a community of 17,188 students and more than 1,000 experts. In Metropolia, people and worlds meet to create insight, expertise and well-being.

We all need people who can make a difference: We deal with a wide variety of challenges every day. For some of us, they revolve around more humane care for the elderly, while for others they’re about tackling the profitability issues of a company with data automation, reducing traffic emissions, or developing more sustainable clothing to replace fast fashion. Whether our aim is to make everyday life easier or curb the climate crisis, we need fresh approaches, new ideas and innovations and brave experimentation. At Metropolia, we want to be the platform for all these.

Metropolia is a reliable partner and an innovator in higher education. Through cooperation we discover new ideas and solutions to build a better future. Our phenomena-based innovation hubs enable new ways to learn, create solutions and do multidisciplinary cooperation.

With our strategy 2030, we aim for making a stronger impact for the benefit of society, by putting people first. Our strategic intent is to be a bold reformer of expertise and an active builder of a sustainable future.

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