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 rank in the top 10
on the global Government AI Readiness index

Oxford Insights, Government AI readiness index, 2020

24 000+

Nordic organizations are experimenting with AI

4 359

Nordic organizations use AI in their day-to-day business

Using AI in a 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.

Natural Language Processing


Computer Vision




Intelligent Search


Optimization Engines


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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