The City of Helsinki ICT programme aims to make the most of information technology to aid citizens and city development. The ICT programme focuses on several themes, among which are open city development, open innovation, open data and open source code. It states, for example: Developers will be offered open innovation platforms, new open data interfaces and developer community meet-ups (e.g. Smart Kalasatama, Helsinki Region Infoshare, 6Aika Open Data spearhead project, Helsinki Loves Developers activities). Information about city services and decision making will be made more accessible to everyone online. The transparency of city operations will be enhanced by improving the>>>
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.