Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab is an umbrella for various smart mobility projects in Helsinki and an innovation platform developed in the Jätkäsaari area.
The mobility lab brings together companies, research organisations, city departments and residents to co-create smart mobility. The core activities of the project include development of smart infrastructure, piloting and experimentation, and co-creation with variety of stakeholders.
The goal of the project is to bring together existing smart mobility development, enable growth of the mobility ecosystem and to promote creation of new jobs and businesses.
Partners, duration and budget
- Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab is a collaboration between City of Helsinki and Forum Virium Helsinki, Helsinki Business Hub, Port of Helsinki, Helsinki Region Transport and Helsinki City Transport, without forgetting all the companies and research institutes.
- The project is coordinated by the Economic Development Division of the City of Helsinki.
- Forum Virium Helsinki acts as a coordinating partner.
- The project is funded by the innovation funds of the City of Helsinki and its duration is 2019-2021.
Forum Virium’s role
Forum Virium’s main responsibility in the project is agile piloting programme and facilitating co-creation with the residents and other stakeholders.
Benefits for Helsinki
Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab supports the vision of the Helsinki to be the leading platform for smart mobility development and the City strategy and smart mobility development programme. The objective is to improve urban traffic safety, reduce congestion, improve air-quality and promote markets of sustainable mobility modes.
How can I pilot in Jätkäsaari?
Does your company have an innovative mobility service or technology that should be tested in urban environment with real test users? Read more about Jätkäsaari Mobility Lab from the project website and contact us! We will tell how we can support in piloting and experimenting with your solution.
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