6Aika: the Six City Strategy for smart and open urban development

The Six City Strategy shares the best urban development practices between Finland’s six largest...

Interoperability means savings and business opportunities

Forum Virium Helsinki’s activities and vision for city development are highly international....

The test lab of a smart city

Helsinki City Council decided to make the Kalasatama district a model for smart city development....

Menopeli park & ride application helps to avoid traffic jams

The most convenient way to get to major public events is usually by car. Especially for the people...

Citizen hotline to top political decision makers

D-CENT offers active citizens tools for direct online democracy, which enable them to reach decision...

Interactive screens complement digital wayfinding

The interactive city screens of the future might serve as a feedback channel and offer real-time...

Library books with a travel card

In the future a digital city card may be the key to all Helsinki services. Visits to the swimming...

Helping start-ups to conquer the world

Forum Virium Helsinki’s CreatiFI, ACE and GET projects provide small and medium sized enterprises...

Code Fellows as change agents

Since starting their work in 2013, Helsinki’s Code Fellows have been tirelessly building the...

Resident feedback gets heard

The CitySDK project develops and harmonizes open application programming interfaces (APIs), which...

FINEST Twins: Urban Innovation Seminar

Today an Urban Innovation Seminar was held at the Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol with the main focus...

Funding for commercialising digital services in creative industries – apply by 30th September

CreatiFI’s Open Call 2 is open until the end of September and it is looking for 20 European SMEs...

Crowd Dialog Europe: It’s all about the crowd!

On August 27th, 2015, Crowd Dialog Europe gathered representatives from 28 European countries to...

Opening up regional data

The Helsinki Region Infoshare web service already provides free access to over 1000 open data sets....

Building a better Helsinki

When the European Parliament compared the Smart City initiatives of 468 European cities, Helsinki...

Smart city development

Innovation unit developing digital services, building an open and smart Helsinki.   Forum Virium...

Explore Helsinki Design Week by touch

Interactive wayfinding service, running on the digital screens of central Helsinki, offers event...

These are the 25 solutions left in the Nordic Independent Living Challenge

Nordic Independent Living Challenge has chosen the 25 solutions to proceed stage three of the...

Welcome to the OpenLivingLab Days!

The OpenLivingLab Days is the annual summit of the worldwide Living Lab community. This year, the...

Welcome to the OpenLivingLab Days!

The OpenLivingLab Days is the annual summit of the worldwide Living Lab community. This year, the...

CreatiFI is looking for top 18 SMEs with creative business ideas

CreatiFI’s Open Call 2 is now open until the end of September and is looking for 18 European SMEs...