Speeding up innovation with public procurement

In Finland, over 30 billion euro is spent on public procurement every year. These public…


The network of Open & Agile Cities welcomes new members

Open and Agile Smart Cities initiative welcomes new cities to the smart city network. The second…


Interoperability means savings and business opportunities

Forum Virium Helsinki’s activities and vision for city development are highly international. Cities…


The test lab of a smart city

Helsinki City Council decided to make the Kalasatama district a model for smart city development.…


Menopeli park & ride application helps to avoid traffic jams

The most convenient way to get to major public events is usually by car. Especially for the people…


Citizen hotline to top political decision makers

D-CENT offers active citizens tools for direct online democracy, which enable them to reach…


Interactive screens complement digital wayfinding

The interactive city screens of the future might serve as a feedback channel and offer real-time…


Library books with a travel card

In the future a digital city card may be the key to all Helsinki services. Visits to the swimming…


Helping start-ups to conquer the world

Forum Virium Helsinki’s CreatiFI, ACE and GET projects provide small and medium sized enterprises…


Code Fellows as change agents

Since starting their work in 2013, Helsinki’s Code Fellows have been tirelessly building the…