Supercomputing for Business, Turku

Thursday 5.9.2024 on 8:30-13:15

Do you want to develop your business faster and more efficiently? Did you know that EuroHPC LUMI, Europe’s fastest supercomputer and one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence platforms, is now also available for R&D activities of Finnish companies. And it doesn’t matter if your business is big or small!

Supercomputing for Business seminar is for companies in Turku region interested to boost their innovations with supercomputing! In seminar you will hear enlightening talks by supercomputing specialists and inspiring industrial use cases where they showcase the benefits they have accomplished with supercomputing in their business. Among other things state of the art Large Language Models (LLM’s) would not be possible without supercomputers.

This seminar you will

  • discover how supercomputing can boost your RDI efforts with demanding simulations, large-scale artificial intelligence (Al), and high-performance data analytics
  • learn from industrial use cases showcasing the benefits of supercomputing in R&D
  • get practical guidance on utilising LUMI for industrial use
  • explore financial support options for companies
  • we present the European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH) operating in Finland, which work especially as service centers that accelerate the digitization of SMEs.

The main language of the seminar is English, the discussion can also be held in Finnish.


Time Contents
08:30Coffee & breakfast 
09:00Welcome – Introduction of CSC
Pekka Uusitalo, Director
09:15LUMI supercomputer ready for industrial use 
• Introduction to LUMI, the fastest supercomputer in Europe
Dan Still, Partnership manager
• How to become a LUMI business user (inc. Try&Buy project)
Mikko Kerttula, Customer manager
09:45Business Finland Funding opportunities
Outi Keski-Äijö, Ecosystem Manager & Head of Quantum Computing Campaign, Business Finland
10:15Working with LUMI – Practical guidance on utilizing LUMI effectively
Rasmus Kronberg, Application specialist
• How to get started with LUMI
• Working procedure & available tools 
• CSC’s expert support 
10:45Success Story
11:15Lunch and Networking
12:15Separate tracks for EDIHs
Opportunity to hear more about EDIHs services in general and domain specific presentations. 
13:15End of day

The seminar is organised in collaboration with all Finnish EDIHs – Finnish AI Region, Location Innovation Hub, HealthHub Finland, Robocoast – together with Business Turku and CSC – IT Center for Science.

AI and Data AnalyticsHigh Performance ComputingLUMIQuantum Computing