Open Call for Agile Pilots – Healthy Liveable Neighbourhoods

The aim is to find pilots related to planning and establishing new green infrastructure solutions and new local food related business models that help facilitate better urban planning and scalable solutions. The call for pilots is open 3.3.–28.3.2021.

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We are looking for a technical specialist to facilitate the development of digital smart city services

This position offers a front-row seat to the development of digital smart city services and the building of the data platforms that make them possible. You will get to use your expertise to help the City and companies create harmonised ways of collecting, transmitting and utilising data. Your efforts will facilitate the creation of new urban services and business activities on top of a high-quality knowledge base and effective APIs.

Experimenting an autonomous robot courier with Smart Kalasatama residents

Place a meal order on your smartphone and get it delivered by a robot. Here we share what it’s like to experiment novel services in urban labs. 

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Forum Virium Helsinki implements Helsinki’s data and climate strategy

Forum Virium Helsinki to step into the era of data utilisation.

Smart mobility belongs to everyone 2.0 follow-up report

Voice-controlled services, a mobility application tailored for children, real-time public transport capacity data and virtual route previews. Älyliikenne kuuluu kaikille 2.0 (Smart Mobility Belongs to Everyone 2.0) workshop was all about coming up with ideas to address the major mobility challenges of different people.

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Helsinki fared excellently in the 2020 Smart City comparison

Helsinki was ranked the world’s second best smart city and Finland was ranked Europe’s second most innovative country in the 2020 smart city comparison.

New co-creation guide for the social and health care sector published

Our new expert publication, From Need to Solution – A Co-Creation Guide for the Social and Health Care Sector, discusses ways in which co-creation can improve existing municipal services and create new ones.

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Happy Holidays!

With this video we want to thank all our partners, friends of innovation and the people of Helsinki for an eventful year. May the peace and joy of the holidays be with you throughout 2021!

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Smart Toilet Seats improved the well-being of older people in Helsinki

Assistive toilet seats and automatic bidet technology improved the well-being of the residents of Kustaankartano Senior Centre in pilot projects carried out this year in Helsinki.

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Take a gift to a robot and do good – a test robot is helping with holiday gift collection in Helsinki

In a pilot project coordinated by the innovation company Forum Virium, a robot moving about independently receives gifts for the Joulupuu holiday charity in Kansalaistori Square. At the same time, the robot is also collecting data on the challenges and opportunities of autonomous deliveries.