Aalto Digi Matchmaking 2017

Aalto organizes an industry–academia -matchmaking event of Data-driven Services and Cyber Security.

Aalto University organized on 23.3.2017 an industry – academia -matchmaking event of Data-driven Services and Cyber Security, consisted of dialogues between the leading representatives from industry and academia as well as highlighting some of Aalto’s cutting edge research projects.

Full material of the main event is available here.

Pitch talks

A.I. for Intelligent Information Systems (EIAI Software), Jussi Rintanen

Speech interfaces for distributed IoT devices - Efficiency and Security Aspects, Tom Bäckström

Model-Based System Design, Stavros Tripakis

Image based indoor navigation service, Xiao Yu

Exploratory search - more transparency and user control, Jonathan Strahl

Personal and Social Interactions, David McGookin

Standalone Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) base station for industrial use, Edward Mutafungwa

Ambient Intelligence for smart environments, Sigg Stephan

Poster highlights

DINE Digital Infrastructures and Enterprises Integration, presenter Jesse Yli-Huumo

Dissecting the End-to-end Latency in Interactive Mobile Video Applications, presenter Teemu Kämäräinen

Efficient Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning, presenter Teppo Niinimäki

Expert knowledge elicitation for interactive improvement of machine learning model, presenter Iiris Sundin

Information Sharing and Retrieval using Locally Inferred Probabilistic Models, presenter Paul Blomstedt



Computer Science building, Konemiehentie 2, 02150 Espoo


List of the confirmed demo stands, posters and pitch talks are available here.


Data-driven Services and Cyber Security, merged material of all presentations is available here

Registration and demo area opens

Welcoming and opening words
Professor Kimmo Kaski and Minister Anne Berner

Aalto University – major player in digital
Professor Yrjö Neuvo

Industry – Academia –dialogues:

Cyber Arms Race
Research Director Mikko Hyppönen, F-Secure & Professor of Practice Jarno Limnéll, Aalto University

Artificial Intelligence - Hype or Reality?
AI Designer Jaakko Särelä, Reaktor & Professor Samuel Kaski, Aalto University

Creating Transformational Data Driven Services
Director, IoT Jouni Peltonen, Kone & D.Sc. (Tech.), M.Sc. (Econ.) Timo Seppälä, Aalto University

Future Makers -funding call for strategic research openings 2017, Director  Laura Juvonen, Technology Industries of Finland & Wrap-up

Demo stands, networking, refreshments and snacks (continues until the end of the event)

Pitch talks: Highlights of leading edge research and student projects (runs parallel with networking)

End of event


For further details please contact:
Terhi Kajaste, Advisor, Corporate Relationships, terhi.kajaste [at] aalto [dot] fi or
Krisztina Cziner, Project Manager, Digi Platform and HIIT digi [at] aalto [dot] fi

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