UIA HOPE project coaching day for SMEs attending to Innovation Competition

UIA HOPE project coaching day for SMEs attending to Innovation Competition
Dates: Monday 15th June - Tuesday 16th June 2020 (timeslots will be announced by email)
Location: Online/web only

Autonomous public transport webinar | Hosted by Forum Virium Helsinki and the Sohjoa Baltic project

Autonomous public transport webinar | Hosted by Forum Virium Helsinki and the Sohjoa Baltic project
Date: Wednesday June 10th, 2020 from 12 to 14 CET
Location: Webinar (Gotomeeting)

AI4Cities Open Market Consultation webinar 28.5.

Welcome to the AI4Cities Open Market Consultation Global Webinar on 28th May. Are you an AI suppliers manufacturer, entrepreneur, startup, expert on climate change? Join us!

The first FABULOS pilot launched in Helsinki

As part of the FABULOS field testing phase, a fleet of three self-driving vehicles is driving in Helsinki, Finland. The pilot is supported by an on-demand mobile app and a Remote Control Centre for autonomous vehicles. One of the vehicles is a GACHA robotbus with an award winning design.

Drone-as-a-service – autonomous flight piloting programme’s open call

Drone-as-a-service autonomous flight piloting programme’s open call for agile pilots is now on. The procurement is targeted at drone-as-a-service agile pilots that promote the maintenance or development of urban infrastructure. The open call runs until the 17th of May.

Automation technology will change Helsinki’s transport system, but how?

The transport sector is currently facing revolutions, that some expect to have impacts of the same magnitude as Henry Ford’s Model T. The drivers of change are the paradigm shift to sharing economy and the electrification and automation of transportation. Is it possible for cities to steer the development?

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Eight smooth mobility services piloted in Helsinki – The Last Mile project provided the City with experience in smart mobility services

The rides to football practice proved so effective that the project published a free guide on how to organise them, allowing football clubs to free parents from having to drive their children to practice.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.