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The Future of Robotics in Finland seminar was started in 2013 and is since serving to bring together the Finnish community of researchers, professionals and students around robotics and its related fields. This year, the seminar will take place as a hybrid event on Thursday, December 1st. The seminar is organized by BaseN and the IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of Control System Society Robotics and Automation Society and System, Man and Cybernetics Society and will address the trends in smart materials and AI related to robotics. The half-day seminar will have keynote presentations and pitch talks from companies and researchers and will further feature live demos.

Registration is free, but mandatory and can be done here:

BaseN CEO Pasi Hurri, a member at large of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers also serves as the Chair of IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of CSS/RAS/SMCS.

Our President and CEO, Mr. Pasi Hurri, will deliver a speech at FIMA’s Event: “After Work Cybersecurity scenarios”. In his presentation, Pasi will address the importance of Digital Twins and how they can help in making the new digital landscape more secure.


He will particularly focus on how Digital Twins allow for better security while not disrupting any production line and how the predictions of the digital twin will change the physical part of the product.


FIMA is an industry driven association and supports development of intelligence and automation for heavy mobile work machines. FIMA creates value for it´s members by scanning state-of-the-art technology in research projects, technology reports and networking events. FIMA membership is open for all companies operating in the work machine industry in Finland.

SPIME2022, the 8th annual SPIME event hosted by BaseN, took place virtually on November 16th. This year’s theme “With Digitalization to Planetary Sustainability” reflected well the current global efforts to build a more sustainable future.

SPIME2022 brought together a unique speaker line-up to tackle the many divers angles of this year’s theme: Juan Rico (Head of Business Development IoT at TEKA Group), Toni Mattila (Head of Sustainable Manufacturing at Business Finland), Cristian Paun (Global Digital Strategist at DuPont), Shannon Katcher (Vice President, Digital Innovations at GTI Energy), and Maria Svantemark (CEO & Co-Founder at SustainLab).

Our President & CEO, Pasi Hurri, opened the event with his speech on, “The future is set with digital twins”. Our next speaker, Juan Rico delivered a speech about smart homes and how digitalization plays a role in its complex energy ecosystem from a home appliance manufacturer’s view. Toni Mattila discussed about the twin transition in manufacturing industries. He elaborated on what it meant to be economically and environmentally sustainable.

The line-up continued with our next speaker, Cristian Paun, who clearly expressed the need for innovations to stay competitive and relevant in the business world. His speech conveyed messages on how to design and transform businesses, starting with defining what your winning aspiration would be, what capabilities you’d need to win and the technologies required. Shannon Katcher then joined us and delivered her speech on the role of data and digitalization in the energy transition. She highlighted that to cope with highly complex and constantly changing energy transitions, software automation and digital solutions are essentials. The last speaker of our event, Maria Svantemark, showcased how to accelerate our sustainability transition with data and AI. She particularly underlined how our actions of today were critical to determining what would happen in the next 7 years [until 2030].

Our CEO, Pasi Hurri, concluded the event by summarizing the key insights and take aways.

Since 2015, BaseN has brought together customers, partners, and academia alike to outline the importance of technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital twins. Our SPIME2022 conference brought a global audience of professionals together from the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, Georgia, Denmark, Sweden, United States, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Finland, Australia and so on.

We’ll see you again at #SPIME2023!

BaseN CEO Pasi Hurri continues to support the IEEE Comsoc’s Communication, Quality and Reliability workshop which is held annually with the purpose of bringing together industry and academic experts to present and discuss communications quality, reliability, and security issues. Mr. Hurri, awarded with the IEEE Member-at-Large status, chairs the first segment of the conference titled “Assuring Access to Communications Resources”.

The focus of this segment will be to specifically examine 5G networks to understand their behavior in providing the quality and reliability component of CQR.

The output of the workshops adds to the community’s body of knowledge and serves to inform, help form opinions, and to assist in the development of best practices and relevant standards.

The Network Operators Group of Finland ( workshop is hosted annually elaborating and discussing Internet Service Provider (ISP) issues. This year the workshop will be held on 15 June 2022 in Tampere, Finland. The key topics will be routing, security, 5G networks, and other recent and emerging developments. The workshop acts as a platform for discussion and networking among the top experts from companies like BaseN, Amazon Web Services and Netnod. 

The 36th European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX) forum will take place in Tampere, Finland, on 12-15 June 2022. Euro-IX was formed in June 2001 to improve, develop, and strengthen the Internet Exchange Point (IXP) community. This forum provides a way for the members, patrons, and industry experts to come together to share the best practices and challenges and to learn from each other. This year, 69 IXPs will gather in Tampere from all over the world. BaseN plays a key role in hosting the event.

Mr. Pasi Hurri, President & CEO of BaseN and chair of the IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of CSS, RAS and SMCS, has been elected as Member-at-Large of IEEE CQR 2022 – IEEE ComSoc International Communications Quality and Reliability Workshop 2022. About IEEE CQR Workshop: The IEEE International CQR (Communications Quality and Reliability) Workshop is held annually with the purpose of bringing together industry and academic experts to present and discuss communications quality, reliability, and security issues as they relate to real world issues. The output from the workshop adds to the community’s body of knowledge and serves to inform, to help form opinion, and to assist in the development of best practice and relevant standards.
The business trade mission to Seattle will take place on 21-22 June 2022. The latest Finnish delegation visit to Seattle took place in November 2021, and during that visit, Washington State and Finland signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strengthening the relationship in future technologies.

Kyberturvallisuus – Kuinka vahvistaa tietoturvaa ja kyberosaamista yhteiskunnassa (Cyber ​​Security – How to Strengthen Information Security and Cyber ​​Competence in Society) seminar will take place both online and at Westport Studio in Helsinki on Wednesday, May 25.

Mr. Pasi Hurri, President & CEO of BaseN, will serve as a panelist in the webinar. With his strategic thinking inherited from the Finnish Air Force, Mr. Hurri quickly understands the utmost importance of situational awareness and will discuss about this. He will also highlight the significance of who controls the data along with other issues.

The event is organized by The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra and will address how security and cyber skills can be strengthened across the Finnish society. Sitra is an independent public foundation that promotes stable and balanced development in Finland, qualitative and quantitative economic growth and international competitiveness and cooperation.

BaseN advocates better security and situational awareness across industries and is a member of the  Finnish Information Security Cluster (FISC).

The visit to Texas from March 25-27, 2022, is led by Mr. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade. The visit has a special focus on the connectivity, energy, and port and logistics sectors.

Every year on the last Saturday of March, individuals and organizations turn off the non-essential lights for one hour – from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – to support Earth Hour. This year marks the fifteenth anniversary of the worldwide movement.

Since the first Earth Hour event was held in 2007 by WWF, it has become an icon for awareness among people about the impacts of our unsustainable actions on the natural world, leading to the loss of nature and climate change.

BaseN puts paramount importance to sustainability and supports sustainable actions by enabling energy efficiency for its customers such as  AdjutanttiSpinelli and VolkerWessels. BaseN Platform’s immense data processing capabilities make it possible to monitor and control the overall and device-specific energy consumption in smart homes, resulting in real-time energy awareness among smart building residents.

December 7, 2021, marks the 20-year anniversary of BaseN Corporation.

The Java Log4j vulnerability which has been recently found in many cloud environments and services around the internet does NOT affect BaseN or any of our platform components. The Java Development Kit version we are using is newer than the affected ones. BaseN is not vulnerable for the bug.

BaseN’s seventh annual IoT conference takes place virtually from October 11 – October 14, 2021. Register now!

Thursday, October 21st.

The seminar is organized by BaseN and the IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of Control System Society Robotics and Automation Society and System, Man and Cybernetics Society and will address the topic of Smart Mobility Innovations.

BaseN CEO Pasi Hurri, a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers also serves as the Chair of IEEE Finland Joint Chapter of CSS/RAS/SMCS.