Fruct 22 Conference of Open Innovations


FRUCT is a large regional cooperation framework that promotes open innovations of academia and industry. FRUCT conference is a high-quality scientific event for meeting academia and business people and setting projects. The average conference is attended by 120+ participants representing over 30 member organizations and guests from other organizations. Participants comes from Finland, Russia, Italy, UK, Denmark, India, and other countries and industry is primary represented by Dell EMC, Nokia, MariaDB, Intel, Jolla, Open Mobile Platform and Skolkovo. The conference attracts most active and talented students to present their R&D projects, meet people alike, create new teams, and find employers and investors. The conference invites the world-class academic and industrial experts to lecture on the hottest topics. Traditionally the program consists of FRUCT work groups meetings, 2-3 intensive (half or full day) technology trainings (Mo-Tu) and the last 3 days (We-Fr) are the main conference days. We welcome everybody to submit papers and take part in the conference, share your research and join the FRUCT Association. Thanks to sponsors we traditionally have low registration fee and various discounts can be applied. For further details refer to http://www.fruct.org/cfp and the registration is open at http://www.fruct.org/registration.

  • The conference is free of charge for all students and staff members of the host university.
  • Everybody from University of Jyväskylä are very welcome to register to the conference and please just ignore the payment page.


Conference Topics

  • Internet of Things and enabling technologies
  • Next Generation Networks, Wireless Technologies, 5G
  • Smart Spaces, Linked Data and Semantic Web
  • Big Data, Data Mining, Data Storage and Management
  • Knowledge and Data Managements Systems
  • Location Based Services: e-Tourism/Logistics/Navigation
  • Open Source Mobile OS: Architectures and Applications
  • Security and Privacy: Applications and Coding Theory
  • Natural Language Processing, Speech Technologies


  • Bioinformatics, e-Health and Wellbeing
  • Sensor Design, Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking
  • Context Awareness and Proactive Services
  • Software Design, Innovative Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation
  • Computer Vision, Image and Video Processing
  • Smart Systems and Embedded Networks
  • Crowdsourcing and Collective Intelligence
  • Intelligence, Social Mining and Web

Call for papers

Depending on the type and maturity level please submit your work into one of the following 3 categories:

1. Full paper (min 6 pages, max 12 pages)

Submission deadline: 2 March 2018
Notification of acceptance: 19 March 2018
Camera-ready deadline: 26 March 2018


2. Short paper (min 200 words, max 5 pages)

Submission deadline: 2 March 2018
Notification of acceptance: 19 March 2018
Camera-ready deadline: 26 March 2018

3. Poster / Demo proposal: submission deadline: 30 April 2018 (it also can be an extension to the paper)


All submitted Full Papers will be peer reviewed by the technical committee. Accepted Full papers and extended
abstracts are published in the proceeding of FRUCT conference (ISSN 2305-7254). We wait for approval that all
accepted Full Papers will be included into IEEE Xplore, and indexed by Scopus, ACM and DBLP. Selected papers will be recommended for CPCI indexing (Web of Science) and to IJERTCS journal.

The Full Papers proceedings will be included to Scimago Journal Rank:

FRUCT is recognized as a quality scientific event rated by many national libraries, e.g., Norwegian, Danish (BFI ID 8782540).


  • Chair of the local organizing committee: Prof. Timo Hämäläinen
  • Conference Secretary: Dr. Alexander Semenov, alexander.v.semenov at jyu.fi
  • All general questions about FRUCT conference please send to info<at>fruct.org

Paper templates, conference news and other relevant details are available at http://www.fruct.org/conference22. If you get some questions that are not covered at the conference web page, feel free to send email to: info@fruct.org.