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On demand electric boat to start operating from Merisatama in Helsinki

Island hopping is set to become easier between the islands near Helsinki. You can request a new type of electric boat to take you from anywhere to anywhere along the boat’s route. The electric Callboats boat, which can be called through an application, will start operating in Helsinki from 24 June 2021 onwards.

Logo of CCAM and text 'Forum Virium Helsinki, new member of the CCAM Association

Forum Virium Helsinki joins European mobility association CCAM

Forum Virium Helsinki contributes to European cooperation towards safer and more sustainable transport through automation.

The district of Kalasatama has become known around the globe for its agile pilots – the final report on the Smart Kalasatama project summarises the results of this long-term work 

The Smart Kalasatama project, which began in 2013, drew to a close in June 2021, with the best lessons learned now being carried forward to the Helsinki Innovation Districts  project, focusing on the district of Pasila and the urban renewal areas of Mellunkylä, Malmi, and Malminkartano-Kannelmäki.

Vähähiilisyyttä tukevat dronepalveluratkaisut Etelä-Suomessa

Open call for drone-as-a-service pilot programme – using drones to support emergency medical services

We are looking for a solution to an imaginary emergency situation where an automatic defibrillator is delivered by air. The call for tenders ends on 20 June 2021.

Data facilitates traffic planning in URBANITE project

URBANITE project promotes a long-term sustainable ecosystem model to adopt a data-driven decision making approach in urban mobility planning. Project is funded by European Union Horizon 2020 programme.

Three Nordic Cities piloting solutions to promote Healthy Liveable Neighbourhoods

The Healthy Liveable Neighbourhoods open call focused on green infrastructure and sustainable foodscapes. Three pilots were selected to be run at local urban labs in Helsinki, Vantaa and Stavanger. 

Platform and Cloud Services Specialist Lauri Gates started work at Forum Virium

Platform and Cloud Services Specialist Lauri Gates started working at Forum Virium in April. He will be developing the configuration, administration and user support of various cloud services and platforms in cooperation with the administrative team and other experts.

Open Call for 6Aika Carbon Neutral Tourism data platform

6Aika Carbon Neutral Tourism is seeking data platform service providers through an innovative program in cooperation with Forum Virium Helsinki, Helsinki ELO, Turku and Visit Tampere. The Carbon Neutral Tourism project is requesting quotes for the implementation of the Carbon Neutral Tourism platform solution. Apply by the 8th June 2021!

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Testing the use of drones in supporting emergency medical services in Helsinki

Electric drones will be tested in the transport of both emergency medical service personnel and treatment devices and supplies in collaboration with Helsinki University Hospital in spring 2023. These pilots are related to the AiRMOUR project that promotes air mobility innovations and seeks new transport methods for the needs of emergency medical services.

Mini-Piloting

The FinEst Twins project is looking for participants for the Mini-Piloting for the years 2021–22. The aim of the Mini-Piloting to improve the urban ecosystem by catalysing innovation from current research to create successful start-up companies.