Smart City District Kalasatama in Helsinki won the first prize in the international KNX Award

The smart neighbourhood of Kalasatama in Helsinki won the first prize in the international KNX Award contest. Kalasatama’s smart real estate and housing automation and energy solutions participated in the finals along 40 other propositions. “The award is a great acknowledgement to the City of Helsinki in the field of smart city development. It shows how important roles the cities play as enablers of new markets. Requiring open standards and innovative terms for the conveyance of plots have worked in Kalasatama. In this way, the City can offer big enough test platforms for the testing and spreading of new sustainable>>>

Junction 2016: Come to hack Kalasatama’s data!

Junction is Europe’s leading hackathon and a converging point for developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from across the world. Held on November 25-27 in Helsinki, the city of Helsinki and the Six City Strategy cast out three challenges around Healthtech, Intelligent buildings and Future mobility for Junction participants. Smart Kalasatama offers data for one of this year’s tracks. Held as 48 hour hackathon, Junction 2016 brings together over a thousand developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from over 40 countries to turn their ideas into products and services. Here no idea is too crazy, and thinking outside the box is encouraged. View the>>>