The Future of Autonomous Transport in the Baltic Sea Region summarizes Sohjoa Baltic’s legacy

In August 2020, Tallinn Transport Department in cooperation with Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and TalTech is organizing a two-day event The Future of Autonomous Transport in the Baltic Sea Region in Tallinn, consisting of a public exhibition in Kadriorg Park on August 26 and a high-level conference at Proto Invention Factory on August 27.

koronapuhallustesti. kuva: deep sensing algorithms

A breath test for the coronavirus is being researched in Helsinki – the 2 euro test may be the world’s quickest and most affordable

In the summer, Laakso Health Station in Helsinki will begin a trial to research whether the coronavirus can be detected in a patient’s exhaled air.

Helsinki studies the use of e-scooter services for safe and sustainable mobility

The goal is to understand how micro-mobility services are used in the city, and to experiment with how this kind of data could support the development of safe and sustainable mobility.

Open call for smart mobility solutions (Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab)

Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab and Forum Virium Helsinki are seeking innovative mobility solutions through agile piloting. The call is open until 18 August 2020.


New CityHUB local distribution centre for low-emission parcel deliveries opening in Helsinki city centre – lessons learned to be disseminated across Europe

The City of Helsinki’s innovation company Forum Virium and its cooperation partners DB Schenker, Neste, Lehtipiste Oy’s Pakettipiste, A2B and Fiuge are opening a new kind of local parcel distribution centre in Helsinki city centre, by the Baana bicycle corridor.

FABULOS project puts robot buses to the streets

After 1.5 years of developing autonomous shuttle solutions, the FABULOS project now brings robot buses to the streets of Europe. From this spring onwards, three robot bus prototypes will be evaluated in real-life conditions in five European cities.

Water temperature now available online in Helsinki – see the water temperatures at eight popular beaches

You can now check the exact water temperature at eight popular beaches in Helsinki online. Beach sensors produce data online year-round every thirty minutes.


Drones help identifying bird nesting habits in Helsinki

Forum Virium Helsinki and the environmental services of the City of Helsinki will implement drone filming in the summer of 2020.

The CroBoDDIT project combines disruptive ICT technologies and solid waste management

The Cross-Border Dimensions of Disruptive Information Technologies (CroBoDDIT) project promotes the development of significant ICT technologies and their implementation particularly in solid waste management in Finland and Russia

Kuljetustenvälitysalusta OLMap. Kuvissa yrittäjä Sani Saarinen ja lähetti Sampo Koistinen. Kuvaajan nimi mainittava Jussi Hellsten.

Forum Virium Helsinki’s application allows restaurants to offer home deliveries for free

The open delivery platform allows all restaurants to offer home deliveries. The first restaurant to join has had positive experiences with the platform.