Helsinki: Smart City – Smart Choice at MIPIM 2015

Helsinki just introduced major urban development projects at MIPIM 2015, at Cannes, France. Helsinki’s growth relies on strong foundations Helsinki is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. It is expanding powerfully in the inner city on land vacated from former industrial and port operations. Many of Europe’s biggest urban development projects are underway in Helsinki.

Building a better Helsinki

When the European Parliament compared the Smart City initiatives of 468 European cities, Helsinki was ranked as one of the top six. Propelled by agile city development policies, Helsinki is planning to stay at the cutting edge in the future.

Smart Kalasatama: License to test

The key actors of the Fiksu Kalasatama (Smart Kalasatama) project and all those interested in the project met on 11 December 2014 at a seminar to review the project and developments so far. The seminar gathered more than 100 participants. Smart Kalasatama is a City of Helsinki project managed by Forum Virium Helsinki. The project was launched in September 2013 and has now reached the completion of Stage One, which has defined the key approaches and formal structures for the development of Smart Kalasatama. Positive feedback from residents The 11 December seminar presented both ideas for future development and projects>>>