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.

These are the five digital challenges in Helsinki schools – the City requests solutions from companies

The solutions offered by the companies will be co-developed further during four-month trial periods in the autumn of 2018.

Elisa and Forum Virium Helsinki – Developing a smarter city together

The immensely popular Elisa Viihde entertainment service started out as a co-development project between the telecommunications company Elisa and the City of Helsinki.

Propose a smart city solution to Helsinki – half a million euros available

Forum Virium is holding three open calls for companies that provide smart mobility, smart parking and IoT services. Offer now!

Robot buses taking over new areas in Helsinki

From this spring onwards, there will be record numbers of robot buses driving on the roads of Helsinki. The first robot bus of the spring will start operating in Suvilahti from Thursday 26 April onwards – hop in!

SILVER selected by the EU as one of the most influential ICT projects

The aim of the SILVER project was to search for new technologies to assist elderly people in their everyday lives. Forum Virium Helsinki was a partner in the project.

The bIoTope project’s second Open Call deadline 30th April

The bIoTope second Open Call submission deadline is on the 30th April 2018.

FABULOS brings self-driving buses to the streets of Europe

The goal is to procure the operations of an automated bus line. Companies can receive up to 5.5 million euros to support their R&D work in developing systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses.

We seek new mobility solutions in Jätkäsaari – Open call for agile experimentations

Forum Virium Helsinki etsii uusia liikkumispalveluja ja -ratkaisuja Jätkäsaaren matkailijoiden tarpeisiin. Nopeiden kokeilujen haku avautuu maaliskuun lopussa.

FABULOS brings self-driving buses to the streets of Europe

The goal is to procure the operations of an automated bus line. Companies can receive up to 5.5 million euros to support their R&D work in developing systems capable of operating fleets of automated minibuses.

Smart City District Kalasatama in Helsinki won the first prize in the international KNX Award

Kalasatama's smart real estate and housing automation and energy solutions participated in the contest along 40 other propositions.

Artificial intelligence, healthy nutrition and stress management – five well-being pilots launch in Kalasatama

The Kalasatama Wellbeing piloting programme develops digital solutions that support wellbeing and health in collaboration with citizens, the Kalasatama Health and Wellbeing Centre and business partners.

The noise exposure of animals in Helsinki Zoo is measured with smart technology

Helsinki Zoo and Forum Virium Helsinki are doing pioneering IoT-based noise measuring in zoo environment.

Deputy Mayor Nasima Razmyar encourages Helsinki to make its underused spaces available for citizens

The REFILL project shares the best practices acquired from the temporary use of facilities among European cities.

Smart Learning Environments of the Future

The aim of Forum Virium Helsinki’s subproject is to create a lasting operating model through which schools can highlight their needs and challenge companies to respond to them.

The Six City Strategy Finland’s flagship project for EU Cohesion 30

The Six City Strategy (6Aika) has been chosen to represent Finland for the EU Cohesion Policy’s 30th anniversary year.

Cisco becomes a member of Forum Virium Helsinki

Cisco becomes a member of Forum Virium Helsinki.

Let’s pilot digital wellbeing in Kalasatama

We seek digital solutions that support wellbeing and health of residents of the Kalasatama district of Helsinki. The maximum value of a single pilot offer is EUR 8,000. Make an offer now!

IoT Innovation Night Helsinki gave a boost to the local IoT ecosystem

IoT Innovation Night Helsinki was organised in November at Maria01 startup hub.

Top 5 from ThingsCon IoT conference in Amsterdam

Forum Virium Helsinki IoT team picked out the top five IoT topics from ThingsCon conference, which took place last month in Amsterdam.

Season’s greetings from Forum Virium Helsinki

As a christmas gift we have made a donation on your behalf to Hope foundation, who help children in need and families facing crisis.