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.

Last mile – Smart mobility solutions for cities

The Last mile project seeks smart mobility solutions for tourists, residents and commuters in the Helsinki metropolitan area. The mobility pilots of Helsinki will be take place in Jätkäsaari area. The pilots aim to make transport easier for different user groups and to improve the accessibility of the area.

3 ways to promote smart transport in cities

How can cities and companies benefit the most from the transformation of transport? MaaS Global CEO Sampo Hietanen lists three most important factors.

Build a smart city with Forum Virium Helsinki

Build a smart city with us! Forum Virium Helsinki’s open calls for pilots and experiments can be found on our Collaboration opportunities -page.

8 tips to make the Internet of Things into an open ecosystem

Helsinki, Antwerp and London rounded up the cities’ tips for promoting a more open Internet of Things. Leading smart cities have taken steps towards an open and platform-based IoT.

Artificial intelligence is the next iPhone

International investments in AI have grown 300 per cent in the space of a year. Google, Facebook and other digital companies are spending 20–30 billion euros a year on artificial intelligence.