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20.12.2018 | Technology

World’s first AI event that focuses on bubble recognition

AI short for Artificial Intelligence is in the middle of massive hype of a global scale. Fake Intelligence is a resistance movement with a purpose of restraining the AI bubble and increasing critical thinking. Fake Intelligence Summit organized by Satakunta University of Applied Sciences combines the gurus of the AI world, scientific researchers and the world of business.
Senior lecturer Maaria Berg will be guiding SAMK´s Christmas present to Satakunta: an incoming travel agency where educational travel is learned and developed.
18.12.2018 | Tourism business

First groups from China – SAMK establishes incoming travel agency

SAMK will set up a new international learning environment called SAMK Bridge, which is an educational travel agency operated by students. The operations will start in January 2019 at SAMK Campus Pori. The main objective is to organize educational travel packages in the Satakunta region, says senior lecturer Maaria Berg who is the executive director and teacher in charge of SAMK Bridge.
SAMK yrityskiihdyttämön 2018 palkitut Helene Kynäsniemi ja Jaakko Soukainen. Kuva Laura Telin
17.12.2018 | Entrepreneurship

This year’s accelerator entrepreneur and the 300th accelerator enterprise were awarded at SAMK’s entrepreneurial day

SAMK’s enterprise accelerator awarded enterprise accelerator enterprises at its entrepreneurial day. The enterprise accelerator enterprise of the year 2018 is Helene Kynäsniemi’s Kotihoito (Home Care) Otso Oy. Earlier this year, also the limit of 300 accelerator enterprises was broken. The 300th accelerator enterprise is Jaakko Soukainen’s ProSecure Vartiointipalvelut (Security Services) Oy.
12.12.2018 | Teknologia

No more Science Fiction – Exoskeleton Robot Teaches How to Walk

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) Research and Development Unit has made a significant investment by purchasing a robotized Indego exoskeleton made by Parker Hannifin Corporation. Exoskeleton is widely used for example in the rehabilitation of paralyzed patients but researchers are hoping to find also alternative applications for it.
SAMK kuvataide MiikkaVettenranta Tyhjapaat Detail
13.11.2018 | Arts

Monthly image: Empty Heads by Miikka Vettenranta

– I feel I’ve succeeded when my work provokes feelings and emotions, positive or negative. Indifference is the worst kind of criticism, says stone artisan and artist Miikka Vettenranta. His love for stone and his interest in combining different materials can be seen in his works of art.