Helsinki XR Center opens its doors in early 2019! Located in Helsinki Arabia next to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences culture campus, HXRC will be an incubator for talent, a cultural hub for co-creation and learning for all XR artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, students and enthusiasts.

Featuring the no. 1 XR Showroom presenting the fruits of Finnish XR expertise to the world.

Helsinki XR Center is operated by Metropolia UAS together with Finnish Virtual Reality Association FIVR. The Center is powered by the City of Helsinki and Business Finland.


THE NEW XR HUB Looking for developers - apply now!

Helsinki XR Center (HXRC), the new nexus of Finnish XR, throws open its doors to those who wish to shape the future of cyberspaces. Do you have an idea for a groundbreaking VR or AR application, game, space, experience, artwork, platform, device or technology and skill or a motivated group to realize it? Let us help you make it happen.

Our facilities include:

  • 1000 square meters of developer space and high quality equipment from workstations to XR devices.

  • State of the art showroom to blow your audience away.

  • Peer-reviewed, active and encouraging developer environment filled with experts and young hopefuls of the field to get you up and running.

Please click here to fill our application form


HXRC will produce a lot of different events in the field of XR. The events are organized nationally at HXRC’s own premises and internationally with partners and stakeholders. Multitudes of meetups and workshops collaborated with our partners coming up.

20.3.-10.4. XR Roadshow - Metropolia UAS Campus Tour

18.5. HXRC goes Arabia Street Festival

28.5. Extending Design Realities - Technologies For Urban Participation And Resilience

20.11. SLUSH Side-event - The Match Up






Hämeentie 135 A, Helsinki

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