During the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has been affected significantly to the business of companies in Finland as well as all over the world. Therefore the COVID-19 has been accelerated the digitalization and the utilization of data-driven based technologies such as modern artificial intelligence. Also online business has grown significantly at the expense of fixed stores. The downside to the increase in the use of computer networks is that, according to many studies, security threats and cyber attacks targeted at companies have also increased. The COVID-19 pandemic has thus forced many companies to rethink their digitalisation and cybersecurity strategies in a whole new light.
The aim of the project is to support companies in utilizing digitalization through modern artificial intelligence solutions and cyber security.
Project answers to the business survival challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic through the application of modern artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.
The long-term goal of the project is to enable Central Finland to function as a pioneer region in digitalisation.
Objective 1: The applications and possibilities of technologies and computing platforms based on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity enabling the utilization of the data economy have been mapped and defined.
Objective 2: Computing platforms, solutions and operating models that develop digital capabilities have been defined and tested through pilot cases.
Objective 3: The understanding and knowledge of companies and other actors about the requirements of cyber security and its exploitation has developed.
Objective 4: Awareness of the opportunities of the platform economy and the utilization of digitalisation has increased in companies operating in Central Finland.
4/2021 – 3/2023
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Leverage from the EU. The project is funded by the REACT-EU Instrument as part of the European Union’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Information Technology
Alva-yhtiöt Ltd, Bitcomp Ltd, Tana Ltd, TietoEVRY PLC
mika.rantonen(at)jamk.fi, p. +358407167269