A sunny view of the Kalasatama towers and the cityscape in Kalasatama.

Engaging citizens in planning of green spaces with virtual reality

In Helsinki, local citizens got to experiment with the planning of green areas with Green Kalasatama mobile application. The app is one of the new digital tools created to support the planning of green infrastructure.

Two pilots to map urban plant life

Two agile pilots will provide new information of urban plant life in Sompasaari while also engaging residents to take interest in the natural environment and its effects.

Sharing experiences from Smart Kalasatama – a district as an experimentation platform

Smart Kalasatama has been developing smart city solutions since the beginning of Kalasatama district's construction in 2013. Now, they share the results and the learnings!

Mies oranssissa huomioliivissä avaa luukkua sinisen robotin kyljessä. Liivien selässä teksti DB Schenker, robotin kyljessä teksti LMAD.

Autonomous robot delivers packages to residents in Helsinki

Starting from November, an electric robot will be operating in Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, providing an easy way for residents to pick up their packages delivered by DB Schenker.

Käsi pitelee älypuhelinta ja ottaa kuvaa valaistusta talvisesta puistosta. Kuvassa yhdistyvät älyteknologia ja valaistus.

Street Smarts: call for agile pilots now open

The Helsinki Innovation Districts project is seeking bold and inventive smart lighting and street space analytics solutions that make use of smart technologies to improve the pleasantness and safety of the urban environment.

AutoMod – Autonomous modular solutions combine automated mobility with robotics

What does a business ecosystem with moving platforms transporting service robots around town to perform circular economy tasks look like? The ‘AutoMod – Autonomiset modulaariratkaisut’ (autonomous modular solutions) project (AutoMod) will examine how this transportation platform would operate and what type of robots would work on the platform.  

Restaurants serve climate-friendly meals in Helsinki

The Climate Meal campaign brings climate-friendly meals to restaurant menus from 25 October to 28 November 2021. In the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, about 50 restaurants have signed up for the pilot project, each of which will offer at least one climate meal option daily.

Nainen seisoo ratikan edessä ja puhelimeen tulee viesti, koska hän on älykkäässä kaupunginosassa.

Introducing Tools for Urban Innovators

The Helsinki Innovation Districts project introduces a set of methods and models that are useful in living lab work in a city district. Browse through the Tools for Urban Innovators to learn about Helsinki’s best practises for smart city development.

Mies asettaa sydäniskuria maassa olevan dronen kyytiin.

Drones take transport to brand new heights

Forum Virium Helsinki solves the development needs of drone transport together with its partners. One major area that needs to be tackled is agreeing upon the shared use of the airspace in rapidly changing situations and finding the best purposes of use for drones.

Aurora building complex photographed from above.

Open Call for Pilots: Green Urban Mapping

B.Green project launches an open call seeking innovative solutions to map urban plant life. This agile piloting challenge is a step towards collecting comprehensive natural environment data to support the development of more ecologically sustainable urban planning at the City of Helsinki.