Smart Kalasatama’s Programme for Agile Piloting promotes new urban services and business development. For citizens, it offers genuine service experiences and opportunity to participate in the development of future solutions. Now the Programme for Agile Piloting is looking for innovative local services that enhance the wellbeing of citizens and support>>>
Helsinki is a hotspot for integrating smart and clean solutions into the city structure and people’s everyday life. Smart’n’Clean website showcases the 38 development projects that make sustainability a reality in the Greater Helsinki Region.
Text: Kenneth Vanhoutte, Com&Co The Smart Kalasatama project in Helsinki, Finland, is a prime example of an innovative Smart City project. This modern urban district will be fully transformed into a ‘living lab’ where residents experiment with multiple smart initiatives. Veera Mustonen, Project Leader of Smart Kalasatama, joined us via Skype>>>
A growing number of city innovations spring from the motivation of the residents themselves and challenges that the city-dwellers first face and then solve on their own. Local knowledge is a key factor in the birth of new ideas. People in the same area experience the same conditions, and organising>>>
Smart Kalasatama’s Programme for Agile Piloting buys small pilots that provide new innovative services for people living in the Kalasatama area. Amongst the 52 offers submitted, the first five are now selected to be piloted during spring 2016. The pilots relate to smart mobility, electric bicycles, effective waste collection, reducing>>>
Helsinki City Council decided to make the Kalasatama district a model for smart city development. Kalasatama shows what the future of a witty city looks like.