Match XR 2023
In addition to matchmaking and expo area, this year at Match XR, you will have an extraordinary opportunity to witness the Finnish Metaverse Strategy Reveal, and step into Formlös virtual production studio!
The time indicators in this program are all presented in Eastern European Time (EET).
FINNISH METAVERSE STRATEGY REVEAL (BY BUSINESS FINLAND)
Arabiasali (Located on Floor Zero)
🎉 Finland is the first European country to launch its own Metaverse Strategy! 🎉
The Finnish Metaverse industry with deep roots in Finland’s deep tech heritage is expected to reach volume of €30B by 2035. In 2023, Business Finland has been organizing the creation of a metaverse strategy for Finland.
The Strategy has been created in close cooperation with 400+ members of the Finnish ecosystem and an amazing collection of some of the strongest Finnish large and SME companies (e.g. Nokia, KONE, Varjo and Dispelix).
As part of the Match XR program, you will have the opportunity to witness the strategy reveal first hand, in a live setting! The Arabiasali event hall has a maximum capacity of approximately 200 people, so if you wish to have a seat, please arrive already at 15.45. The event can also be followed online.
Indicative schedule & content of the event:
Taking Finnish Metaverse to 2035
Jani Jokitalo, Account Manager, ICT and Digitalization, Business Finland
The Finnish Metaverse Strategy
Jani Vallirinne, Senior Scientist, Spatial computing, VTT
The Metaverse In Action Program presentations
- Technology Enablers:
Horizontal program: hardware, software, platform, and licenses for the Metaverse
Ville-Veikko Mattila, Director, Head of Multimedia Technologies Unit at Nokia Technologies, Nokia
- Metaverse Society:
Enable the Metaverse for everyone through educational system, public libraries, events, and entertainment
Markku Turunen, Professor, Tampere University
- Metaverse Health:
Take the Metaverse in active use in preventive healthcare, wellbeing, and as specific treatments
Teemu Myllylä, Adjunct Professor/Docent, D.Sc. (Tech.), University of Oulu
- Industrial Metaverse:
Continue the ongoing applications, enable remote work for industries
Sanni Siltanen, Senior Ecosystem Lead, DIMECC
- Business Networks:
Horizontal program: Gather and maintain national and international networks of companies and research organizations to build and use the Metaverse
Jarkko Pellikka, Program Director, Industrial 5G, Nokia
Wrap Up and Questions
At Match XR 2023 you will have an extraordinary opportunity to connect with people from the field of XR, AI, Web3.0 and other emerging technologies via 20-minute speed meetings. The meetings are primarily for individuals from organizations of all forms and sizes, looking for partnerships, investors and/or new contacts in general.
The matchmaking session of the Match XR 2023 event is organized by Enterprise Europe Network, the largest business support organization in Europe.
Floor Zero, 1st Floor
The Expo Area at Match XR 2023 has over 60 exhibitors with extraordinary solutions and demos to experience, and projects to introduce.
This is your chance to discover what the Finnish XR & emerging tech industry is all about!