How Flexi Spaces work as a living lab

A Living Lab means using the urban environment as a laboratory for the city, its residents and businesses to test ideas, concepts and service prototypes. Why take the risk of not testing an idea before putting it into action on a bigger and more permanent scale? A real environment with>>>

How Agile Pilots help developing urban services – KuntoKaverit and Auntie brought wellbeing for Kalasatama

During fall 2016 Smart Kalasatama’s agile pilots developed new smart local services for citizens with the residents in Kalasatama. The Programme for Agile Piloting helps to accelerate new concepts into service innovations and new business. The first round of pilots ran during spring 2016. The second round of agile pilots>>>

Nordic Smart Cities interview: Smart Kalasatama

Nordic Smart Cities is the leading smart cities event in the Nordics. This year, the event dived into theme Sustainable, Innovative, Connected & Together – the City 2.0. “In Kalasatama district or even elsewhere in Helsinki we are not building only one smart city platform. Rather we are experimenting with different>>>

Kalasatama becomes the Smart City district of Helsinki

In autumn 2013, Helsinki launched the Smart Kalasatama project, which aims to make Kalasatama a model district for intelligent city development – Helsinki’s very own Smart City district. The area is being developed flexibly and through piloting, in close co-operation with residents, companies, city officials and other stakeholders.