Neste Engineering Solutions and Curious AI to develop advanced AI technology for process industry with NAPCON products - NAPCON

Neste Engineering Solutions and Curious AI to develop advanced AI technology for process industry with NAPCON products

Press release / 04 Jun 2018

Neste Engineering Solutions today announces a co-operation with Curious AI Ltd, the developers of autonomous AI technology, to develop advanced process industry artificial intelligence (AI). The collaboration aims to add to the existing AI capabilities of the NAPCON products currently serving process industry.

The co-operation adds advanced AI capabilities in the NAPCON process industry optimization products, currently used to make production plants more efficient and safe.

“Our highly advanced optimization products are already now utilizing artificial intelligence but we want to take them to the next level. Through collaboration with Curious AI we are able to develop our products further to meet truly the requirements of the fourth industrial revolution. We are very happy to publish this exciting cooperation”, says Samuli Bergman, Manager, New Technologies, NAPCON.

“We are glad to start shipping our advanced AI prediction and control product to the process industry, which is known for its strict requirements. We’re really looking forward to co-developing advanced industrial AI with the NAPCON team who are true process industry insiders. We want to support professionals, such as industrial process operators, in their demanding daily tasks, for example in better understanding the process in their care”, says Kalle Raita, VP Sales, Curious AI Ltd.

More information on NAPCON products to make your production, logistics, training, data analysis and reporting more effective can also be found on


For more information, please contact:
Frejborg Andreas, Head of Customer Relations, NAPCON. Please contact Neste’s media service, tel. +358 50 458 5076 / (weekdays from 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. EET).

Timo Haanpää, COO, Curious AI Ltd tel +358 40 161 2085 (9-17 GMT+3), timo(at)


Neste in brief

Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates sustainable solutions for transport, business, and consumer needs. Our wide range of renewable products enable our customers to reduce climate emissions. We are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also to the aviation and plastics industries. We are also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products. We want to be a reliable partner with widely valued expertise, research, and sustainable operations. In 2017, Neste’s revenue stood at EUR 13.2 billion. In 2018, Neste placed 2nd on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Read more:

NAPCON in brief

NAPCON developed by Neste Engineering Solutions offers you a wide range of advanced process automation solutions to enhance your production. The dedicated solutions based on extensive process know-how and modern software engineering fulfil your needs on the areas of Production Optimization, Quality Optimization, Safety, Logistics, Business Optimization, Environment and Big Data. NAPCON offers also innovative solutions to train operators with simulators and games.

The Curious AI in brief

The Curious AI Company develops advanced artificial intelligence (AI). The company focuses on semi-supervised and unsupervised machine learning, which takes the human brain as its model. Building on more than two decades of work in bioinspired AI by founder Harri Valpola, PhD, Curious AI aims to revolutionize artificial intelligence. Founded in 2015 in Helsinki, the company is backed by Balderton Capital, Invus, Lifeline Ventures, Data Collective, Westcott and Jaan Tallinn.

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