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We’re hiring a Platform Development Engineer

Our company is growing and we are now recruiting engineers working on a platform project.

Come and see Helsinki’s smart city know-how and co-operation possibilities at Barcelona Smart City Expo

Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress is the biggest smart city event in Europe showcasing the newest projects, know-how and co-operation between cities on 19–21 November.

Saga – combining different brands of self-driving buses to one platform

Saga consortium has found an innovative solution for the FABULOS challenge combining self-driving buses from different manufacturers over APIs to one platform for the transport operator to control.

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We are looking for a technical specialist to join our IoT-team

Join our team to make Helsinki the most functional smart city in the world!

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From a city to an urban oasis? Virtual Verdure helps city planners take a peek at the verdant Kalasatama of the future

A more verdant city plan is being drawn up in Kalasatama: Virtual Verdure brings new tools to support the planning of green infrastructure and opens up opportunities for smart & clean business.

Virtual Verdure – green infrastructure to support carbon neutrality in city planning

Virtual Verdure brings new tools for taking into account green infrastructure that integrates the needs of the city and its residents in city planning, and develops business opportunities for smart & clean companies.

SARA social robot received well at Helsinki service center

In September, Kustaankartano Comprehensive Service Centre had a visit from the SARA robot, offering social stimuli for the residents. The experiment is part of the Social and Autonomous Robotic Health Assistant (SARA) project, which aims to develop a robot to take some of the strain off the personnel at care facilities.

Agile Pilots scaling up to Norway

Agile piloting taking first steps in Norway

The City of Stavanger in Norway was looking for a flexible way to develop and test new urban services and increase co-operation between the city and startup companies. To this end, Stavanger is now starting to adopt the urban development method called Agile Piloting, which was created for similar needs in Helsinki, Finland in the Smart Kalasatama project. 

Vasikkasaaressa testataan älyteknologiaa luontokohteissa urban eco islands -projektissa.

Smart technology utilised in popular nature destinations in Helsinki

The Urban Eco Islands project is implementing ways of monitoring and controlling recreational use while protecting nature assets with the help of smart solutions, such as drone photography.

Smart pedestrian crossing and smart carpool pilots in Jätkäsaari

Mobility challenges are tackled with the help of new technologies and agile service pilots in Jätkäsaari in Helsinki. This autumn, a smart pedestrian crossing, smart carpools and new types of cargo bikes are being piloted in Jätkäsaari.

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Get Home Safely – User Questionnaire

Get Home Safely is developing an intelligent lighting system to increase the safety and comfort of unfinished urban areas.

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Air quality matters – Join the Air Quality Troops!

What kind of air are you breathing? Collect air quality data for your residential area easily and in a fun way – and win film tickets! We’ll provide you with the necessary sensor and instructions. Your efforts will help make Helsinki a clean, pleasant and functional city!

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We’re hiring a project development manager

We are looking for a Project Development Manager to join our world-class international research funding team in key EU R&I funding instruments. Apply by 14th of October!

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UrbanSense 5G innovation platform

The UrbanSense innovation platform consists of the 5G online offering and the data platform services offered by the University of Helsinki to interest groups. The innovation platform facilitates the pilot programme and brings operators together to form a single network to create value.

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Get Home Safely smart lights being piloted at Hyväntoivonpuisto in Jätkäsaari

The EU-funded Get Home Safely project’s smart lights can be tested in the built portion of Hyväntoivonpuisto park in Jätkäsaari from 4 to 24 November. Register as a test user!

A robot bus combining praised design and flexible service

Sensible 4 from Finland and Shotl from Spain combined forces to have their fleet of self-driving shuttles to be tested in the FABULOS project. As a result of this cooperation, the polished GACHA minibus service brings buses and customer needs together.

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Carbon neutral drone services in southern Finland

AI4Cities project brings together the leading European cities in the intersection of smart cities and GHG emissions reduction, in order to speed up and steer the creation of new breakthrough solutions in how AI will support cities’ climate action commitments.

Mobility Launchpad demo day & TRA2020 afterwork 17.9.

Experience new smart mobility solutions and vehicles at Mobility Launchpad of Jätkäsaari Smart Mobility project. Then get useful information of demoing possibilites at upcoming TRA2020 (Transport Research Arena) event.

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AI4Cities – AI accelerating Cities transition to carbon neutrality

AI4Cities project brings together the leading European cities in the intersection of smart cities and GHG emissions reduction, in order to speed up and steer the creation of new breakthrough solutions in how AI will support cities’ climate action commitments.

Could an app nudge you towards a sustainable lifestyle?

How could a digital service help improve people’s carbon footprints? Susanna Ollila from Kuudes shares some ideas on this blog.

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Helsinki residents feel positive about robot buses

Sohjo Baltic pilot in Vuosaari attracts 2000 robot bus customers in one summer. Helsinki is moving fast forward on autonomous public transportation.