iTrack solution enabling real–time monitoring of the rail network

The iTrack project aims at tackling the problem of rail breaking by offering sensor-based solution for the cities and transport authorities.

Forum Virium henkilöstö 2019

We’re hiring a Project Planner for CroBoDDIT project

We offer you great colleagues, good benefits and a nice working space in the centre of Helsinki.

Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab agile pilots

The first agile pilots of Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab have now been selected. Solutions promoting smooth traffic and sustainable mobility were sought through an open call in December 2019 – February 2020.

Forum Virium henkilöstö 2019

Forum Virium’s services during the coronavirus pandemic

Our work and smart city projects are proceeding as normal with the help of remote working methods.

Open Call: Home-on-Demand

Forum Virium Helsinki is organising an open call for agile piloting to solve last metre challenges at shopping centre REDI in Kalasatama. Forum Virium Helsinki is seeking an autonomous courier, and service design to support its implementation in last meter pilots in REDI. The open call will remain open until 16 April 2020.

What is a smart city? Watch Michel Nader Sayún’s videoblogs about Smart Kalasatama for a fresh point of view

MA student Michel Nader from Aalto University did a series of 10 videoblogs about Smart Kalasatama to find out what a smart city is and how people see it.

Forum Virium henkilöstö 2019

Now hiring: Technical project manager for Carbon Neutral Tourism project

We offer you great colleagues, good benefits and nice working space in the centre of Helsinki.

Last Mile Autonomous Delivery (LMAD) pilots autonomous delivery robot

The LMAD project is piloting an autonomous delivery robot in Helsinki and Paris. The goal is to learn about the potential of delivery robots in open environments.

Events Postponed: Mobility Sprint for smart mobility entrepreneurs and professionals

Mobility Sprint is a series of events for smart mobility entrepreneurs, future entrepreneurs and entrepreneur-minded people. These events are meant to support, guide and empower entrepreneurs and also encourage people to start their own business.

The Insight+ project developed a service platform for company providers

The Insight + on EIT Digital project developed a platform for managing and communicating about projects and funding, in particular from public sector providers or universities to companies.

Three consortia will pilot self-driving shuttles as part of regular traffic in five European cities

The FABULOS procuring partners have awarded three international consortia with contracts for the final phase of the pre-commercial procurement. These consortia will pilot autonomous buses as part of existing public transport systems, and the fleets of three buses each will be piloted in Gjesdal, Helmond, Helsinki, Lamia and Tallinn between April and October 2020.

Four possible solutions for autonomous urban transport

How can cities use automated buses in a systematic way? The FABULOS project has narrowed down four innovative solutions to this challenge, providing a variety to choose from a procurement point of view, and encouraging companies to reach for top level innovations. 

Open Call: UrbanSense 5G Edge Computing Challenge

Does your company have data and an idea that you’d like to pilot on an edge computing platform? We offer an opportunity to test it out in a real-life environment and receive sparring for the further development of your idea. The open call for tenders is open until 2.3.2020.

Stara eRetrofit looks into the electrification possibility of heavy-duty vehicles

Stara eRetrofit looks into the electrification possibility of heavy-duty vehicles

Stara eRetrofit project explores the electrification potential of Stara’s vehicle fleet. Not only the project will lay the groundwork for new business cases but also results in valuable data collection.

Helsinki Ode library smart city. Photo: Jussi Hellsten

Helsinki ranked highly in Smart City comparisons in 2019

Helsinki was ranked highly in several Smart City comparisons in 2019.

TRA2020 Helsinki – Rethinking Transport 27–30 April

TRA, the Transport Research Arena, is the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility. In 2020, TRA takes place in Helsinki, Finland during 27–30 April.

SELECT for Cities (IoT)

Cities as large-scale Internet of Everything Labs

Open call – Agile pilots on smooth traffic and sustainable mobility forms

Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab and Forum Virium Helsinki are seeking innovative mobility solutions through agile piloting. The call is open until 3 February 2020.

Mission Zero Foodprint – metrics for carbon neutral restaurant and food services

The Mission Zero Foodprint project promotes the carbon neutrality of small restaurants and other food service companies, develops the smart solutions and tools required to achieve it and makes change visible to consumers. The project’s co-creation and pilots are carried out in collaboration with restaurants in the Helsinki metropolitan region. 

Fleetonomy robot bus

Fleetonomy, VTT and Nodeon are developing on-demand robot bus service in Helsinki 

Fleetonomy, VTT and Nodeon combined forces to have their fleet of self-driving shuttles developed and tested in the FABULOS project.

Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab. Kuva: Suomen Ilmakuva Oy

Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab – Smart mobility testbed in Helsinki

Does your company have an innovative mobility service or technology that should be tested in urban environment with real test users? Contact us and we help you pilot!