This is how pre-commercial procurement has proven useful in Helsinki

Experiences from EU projects in Helsinki, benefits for city innovation and companies.

Become a forerunner of sustainable mobility and improve the quality of life in your neighbourhood – Join the MUVement!

Gain poits whenever you move around your neighbourhood! MUV project uses an innovative approach to improve urban mobility: encouraging sustainability through a game.

Highlights of Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress 2018 in Copenhagen

These developments will bring us to a “Super Smart Society.”

Guided Smart City tours to Kalasatama and Jätkäsaari

Book a guided Smart City tour to Kalasatama and Jätkäsaari in Helsinki.

Digital challenges faced by Helsinki’s schools being tackled in ten agile pilots

Forum Virium Helsinki has been closely involved in the development of a new operating model that aims at transforming schools into innovation platforms.

New teaching technology for welding

The developed tool for welding is based on combining virtual and augmented reality by means of digital technology.

MyData topics covered during Smart City Day at MyData 2018 in Helsinki

Topical IoT issues were covered at the Smart City Day, organized in the framework of the MyData 2018 conference that took place from 29.–31. of August in Helsinki, Finland.

Slush 2018

4.–5.12.2018, Helsinki. Slush 2018 – Nothing normal ever changed a damn thing.

5,500,000 euros available for creating an autonomous bus line

International request for tenders is launched by the FABULOS-project to acquire systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses within urban areas.

Living Lab expert Tiina Inki started in August

Tiina Inki will be applying her smart city development expertise in living lab trials in the Select for Cities -project.

‘Uber for boats’ and other smart mobility services being tested in Jätkäsaari

Jätkäsaari is a testing ground for new mobility solutions and a showcase for smart transport to the rest of the world.

Agile piloting drives innovation in Smart Kalasatama

The programme for Agile piloting is a proven way to support and accelerate urban development and to engage a wider stakeholder network to co-create new services.

Smart Flexi Space Network expanding the utilisation of underused spaces in the city

The aim is to open up underused spaces for residents, utilise various spaces as platforms for experimentation and develop the framework and explore business models of offering spaces as a service.

Empower-hanke

5 effective ways to reduce the use of private cars in cities

Forum Virium’s EMPOWER project studied how to encourage people to reduce the use of conventionally fuelled vehicles in cities.

A guided tour to Smart Kalasatama on foot

Download The Citynomadi app and start a guided tour to Smart Kalasatama, The Smart City district of Helsinki.

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.

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. Apply by 30th of September.

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.

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.