Become a SynchroniCity pilot city!

You can get involved by applying in a Pilot Group for the Open Call and become a new pilot city. Cities from all over the world are welcome to apply but only cities from the EU and H2020 associated countries are eligible for funding.

UrbanSense gathers together 5G testbeds in Helsinki

UrbanSense gathers 5G test platforms together and creates excellent conditions for developing both network and service businesses in Helsinki.

Mindtrek 2018

10-11 October 2018, Tampere Hall, Finland. Mindtrek international technology conference.

MyData 2018

29-31 August 2018, Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki. The MyData 2018 conference invites you to join and enjoy all the flavours of MyData – Business, Legal, Tech, and Social.

Up to 300,000 euros funding available in the SynchroniCity project for scaling your IoT solution

SynchroniCity is holding an open funding call for small and medium companies seeking to test ‘smart city’ solutions using IoT technology and to scale them to suit new markets.

Renske Martijnse-Hartikka makes robot buses part of the Helsinki public transportation

"In 2020 Helsinki and multiple European partner cities will have a fleet of self-driving minibuses going around, open for everyone to use."

Artificial Intelligence helps to fix the diets of Helsinki residents

The Kalasatama Wellbeing programme is piloting Wellness Foundry's MealLogger app in collaboration with the programme’s partner, Kesko occupational health care services.

Tulevaisuuden älykkäät oppimisympäristöt

Helsinki’s schools challenge companies to create solutions that correspond to the schools’ needs. Why and how?

Forum Virium Helsinki is participating in the development of an innovation platform that allows schools and companies to engage in the co-creation of new products.

Tulevaisuuden älykkäät oppimisympäristöt

These are the five digital challenges in Helsinki schools – the City requests solutions from companies

The solutions offered by the companies will be co-developed further during four-month trial periods in the autumn of 2018.

Kalasatama smart city kids

Elisa and Forum Virium Helsinki – Developing a smarter city together

The immensely popular Elisa Viihde entertainment service started out as a co-development project between the telecommunications company Elisa and the City of Helsinki.

Smart City Expo World Congress 13-15 Nov 2018

13-15 November 2018, Barcelona. Smart City Expo World Congress 2018 - Cities To Live In.

Helsinki city hall

Propose a smart city solution to Helsinki – half a million euros available

Forum Virium is holding three open calls for companies that provide smart mobility, smart parking and IoT services. Offer now!

Autonomous bus in Helsinki Suvilahti

Robot buses taking over new areas in Helsinki

From this spring onwards, there will be record numbers of robot buses driving on the roads of Helsinki. The first robot bus of the spring will start operating in Suvilahti from Thursday 26 April onwards – hop in!

SILVER selected by the EU as one of the most influential ICT projects

The aim of the SILVER project was to search for new technologies to assist elderly people in their everyday lives. Forum Virium Helsinki was a partner in the project.

The bIoTope project’s second Open Call deadline 30th April

The bIoTope second Open Call submission deadline is on the 30th April 2018.

FABULOS brings self-driving buses to the streets of Europe

The goal is to procure the operations of an automated bus line. Companies can receive up to 5.5 million euros to support their R&D work in developing systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses.

We seek new mobility solutions in Jätkäsaari – Open call for agile experimentations

Forum Virium Helsinki etsii uusia liikkumispalveluja ja -ratkaisuja Jätkäsaaren matkailijoiden tarpeisiin. Nopeiden kokeilujen haku avautuu maaliskuun lopussa.

FABULOS brings self-driving buses to the streets of Europe

The goal is to procure the operations of an automated bus line. Companies can receive up to 5.5 million euros to support their R&D work in developing systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses.

Smart City District Kalasatama in Helsinki won the first prize in the international KNX Award

Kalasatama's smart real estate and housing automation and energy solutions participated in the contest along 40 other propositions.

Artificial intelligence, healthy nutrition and stress management – five well-being pilots launch in Kalasatama

The Kalasatama Wellbeing piloting programme develops digital solutions that support wellbeing and health in collaboration with citizens, the Kalasatama Health and Wellbeing Centre and business partners.

The noise exposure of animals in Helsinki Zoo is measured with smart technology

Helsinki Zoo and Forum Virium Helsinki are doing pioneering IoT-based noise measuring in zoo environment.