The 2021 Report

The Nordic State of AI

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Nordic AI market. The aim is to enrich conversations around the topic by narrowing the knowledge gap and catalyse new opportunities by bringing the Nordic communities closer together.

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All Nordic countries are ranked in the TOP 10 on the global Government AI Readiness* index

*Oxford Insights, Government ai readiness index, 2020
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Nordic organizations are experimenting with AI
Nordic organizations use AI in their day-to-day business
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Using AI in company's core functions is a competitive advantage

However, the most common obstacles using AI are lack of time and money and challenges related to data and scaling.

Strong in computer vision and language processing

The Nordics have always been strong in research and solutions related to computer vision and natural language processing (NLP). Nordic countries have exceptional experience in the development of intelligence and autonomy for mobile machines beyond public roads, including e.g. mining and forestry machines and marine vessels.

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Nordic countries share a unified take on the ethical use of AI

This is still the early days for what will be seen from the Nordic AI. Nordics truly are a forerunner region in the field, especially when it comes to overall AI readiness combined with AI ethics and trustworthiness. Read the full report to learn more.

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Together with Silo AI, Philips has built a computer vision solution to analyze MRI images to automatically detect organs for 3D segmentation, needed for radiotherapy purposes.



The research project focuses on analyzing digital pathology images of tissue samples from one of the most common skin cancers. Silo AI’s AI Scientists leverage computer vision to analyze the dataset of these huge digital pathology images.


Apodigi, a front runner in the digitalization of the pharmacy business, and Silo AI, the largest private AI lab in the Nordics, together launch Treet – a smart solution for pharmacies and consumers.

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