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Webinar 6.9.2023

Finland Game and Metaverse Industry Webinar

Date: Wednesday, September 6th Finnish time 9:00-10:50


Webinar platform: Zoom


Language: Japanese - English simultaneous interpretation


Further information


Koichi Tanaka (Mr.), Senior Advisor, Business Finland Japan
koichi.tanaka (at)


Ryoko Suzuki (Ms.), Office Coordinator, Business Finland Japan (at)

By 2030, the Metaverse market is expected to reach 24 trillion yen in Japan and 650 trillion yen worldwide. In Japan, the main application of Metaverse is currently in the entertainment field, however, digital twin technology is also expected to be applied mainly for the industrial field.

Finland has been developing 3D visualization and high-performance XR hardware before year 2016 'the first year of VR' in Japan, and in April 2023, a national Metaverse strategy kick-off event was held in Helsinki. From large companies such as Nokia to start-ups are actively participating in the Metaverse industry. New related technologies and contents are expected to be developed in the near future.

In this webinar, we will learn about Finland's Metaverse and XR solutions, and explore how the future of Metaverse x Game & Entertainment is being defined in Finland, known for its concentration of mobile game industry.

Through introducing the latest trends in Finnish Metaverse to Japanese companies, we hope this webinar will be a starting point for building future cooperative relationships between Japan and Finland.

The webinar is organized by Team Finland and Business Finland.