VR Oodi. Kuva: Jussi Hellsten

Helsinki claims several top positions in 2018 smart city comparisons

Helsinki is the best City in the world for digital transport services and the best in Europe when it comes to smart city tourism.

Forum Virium Helsinki’s collaboration models with other Smart Cities caught interest in Australia

5 things we learned from Smart Cities Week in Australia.

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Contracts Awarded for the Third and Final Phase of SELECT for Cities Pre-Commercial Procurement

Innovative IoT-platforms will be tested in real-life settings in Helsinki and Antwerp.

Pekka Koponen Kerkko Vanhanen

5 biggest trends in smart city development

The Smart City Expo World Congress took place in Barcelona in mid-November. Forum Virium was also in attendance to market Helsinki’s know-how and collect the best tips for Finland’s smart city developers. Here is a list of the upcoming trends in smart city development based on the event.

See Helsinki’s Smart City Development at Barcelona Smart City Expo

5 projects representing Helsinki's Smart City development.

More time for learning – Helsinki’s new challenges published!

Companies are invited to offer solutions to three challenges defined by teachers.

This is how pre-commercial procurement has proven useful in Helsinki

Experiences from EU projects in Helsinki, benefits for city innovation and companies.

Become a forerunner of sustainable mobility and improve the quality of life in your neighbourhood – Join the MUVement!

Gain poits whenever you move around your neighbourhood! MUV project uses an innovative approach to improve urban mobility: encouraging sustainability through a game.

Smart Kalasatama new programme director Kerkko Vanhanen works closely to residents

Smart Kalasatama new programme director Kerkko Vanhanen works closely to the residents. We asked him about the direction he intends to take with Helsinki's most famous smart city district.

Highlights of Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress 2018 in Copenhagen

These developments will bring us to a “Super Smart Society.”