Central Finland has been well-known for its strong ICT background and its application in various fields, including the social and health sector. Jyväskylä University and Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences altogether strengthens the regional ICT expertise both academically and practically, particularly in cyber security, machine learning, and AI (Artificial Intelligence), among which cyber security plays a central role. This expertise is applied in combination with wellbeing services to utilize the regional health care resources and promote ICT application in the social and health sector. Besides, developing capability for innovation and employing digitalization in the field of social and health are significantly crucial in maximizing the expertise of social and health care professionals while stimulating regional wellbeing.


Digital services and networks in Central Finland


Additional info:

Business Jyväskylä growing in wellbeing ICT

The innovation hub of JYU and IBM – artificial intelligence and health in focus

Wellbeing as one of thematic areas in Faculty of Information Technology at Jyväskylä University

Assistive Technology – modern technical applications for health care at Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences

Applied cybersecurity and Automation and Robotics in Health care field at Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences

Data analysis, optimization, and simulation in public healthcare


Development of a new customer and patient information system – ASTER project (in Finnish)

AI hub project (in Finnish)

Progressing preparations for the European Digital Innovation Hub in Central Finland (in Finnish)

OmaKS – Lifestyle guidance in digital social and health center (in Finnish)