Santeri Saarinen

Santeri Saarinen

Researcher, XR Specialist, R&D Lead Helsinki XR Center, Finland

I'm XR Specialist and R&D Lead in Helsinki XR Center and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. I'm a former researcher from University of Tampere and have experience in different XR technologies, multimodal interaction, gesture interfaces, mobile applications and game development.rnI work as an expert evaluator for European Commission.

Helsinki XR Center

Helsinki XR Center is a developer hub operated by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and Finnish Virtual Reality Association (FIVR). We have three main activities. 1. Conduct research and development in collaboration with universities and companies nationally and internationally. 2. We operate an incubator for startup teams, offering them free office space, computers, VR glasses and other equipment. 3. We showcase Finnish XR industry and the possibilities of the technologies in our showroom and multiple events we organize or take part in.


Hämeentie 135 A 00560 Helsinki Finland
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