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>>>

The next steps in Smart Kalasatama district

  What shall be the next steps in Smart Kalasatama district to make it even smarter and more sustainable? Read a report of what 40 European sustainability and smart city experts and Smart Kalasatama developers propose. The report summarizes the outcomes of a workshop organized together with EIT Climate KIC>>>

Helsinki Smart City evolves with climate positive pilots

Agile piloting accelerates development of resource-efficient urban lifestyles in Kalasatama smart district The Smart Kalasatama project underway in a new Helsinki inner-city district proceeds with agile piloting: five climate positive pilots focus on smart city parking and electric car charging, resident-generated solar power, urban green solutions, and the carbon footprint>>>

Flexispace service model and how to apply it on temporary use

A smarter way to offer, book and use spaces is being developed and tested in Kalasatama, Helsinki. A big trend for smart cities is sharing economy, that covers different spaces: private, residential and public. Here we take a look at how this Flexispace model could be applied to temporary use>>>

Five climate positive experiments kick-off in Kalasatama

Smart Kalasatama’s agile piloting programme´s third round attracted 34 climate positive candidates for pilots. For this spring we have chosen 5 individual pilots, which are experimenting on the areas of green solutions, electric cars, parking, solar power and reducing carbon footprint within households. The experiments are launched soon as possible>>>

Towards closer co-operation between Nordic Sustainable City Labs

On the 27 January 2017, Smart Kalasatama participated the pitching session of the Nordic Ideation Day. The event brought altogether 22 project ideas competing for Nordic Climate-KIC funding for their innovative ideas. For Smart Kalasatama and its partner network the day was a success, leading into grant of 15.000€ for>>>