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 during spring time in Helsinki Kalasatama region. ”We received lot of interesting and competent offers on this round. Many of them fitted perfectly to Smart Kalasatama’s strategy. The chosen experiments will nicely build on top of the existing smart solution in Kalasatama. All the candidates took seriously the climate aspect>>>

Workshop: Agile piloting to accelerate urban service development

Place: Montreal, Canada Date: 23.-26.08.2016 Time: 09:00 – 18:00 OpenLivingLab Days is the annual summit of the worldwide Living Lab community, formally the ENoLL Summer School. The annual four-day event includes interactive sessions, workshops, lively discussion panels with excursions and off-site visits with the aim of giving the participants a wider insight about models, theories and technologies related to Living Labs. Participants have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience from the leading experts on the subject and to network with other Living Lab enthusiasts. We will welcome the 10th Wave of new ENoLL members to the network and hold a>>>

Autumn 2016 pilots: Auntie and KuntoKaverit

Kalasatama is undergoing a transformation to become the smartest district in Helsinki. The first four innovations have been piloted during spring 2016. The next round of agile pilots introduces Auntie Solutions and KuntoKaverit. The pilots will start next autumn. These innovative services utilize technology and enhance the physical and mental wellbeing of citizens. The new pilots were chosen among 37 offers.

Smart Kalasatama’s Programme for Agile Piloting: Looking for innovative local services

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 the social and health services of the City of Helsinki. The deadline for offers is 30 April 2016.

Agile pilots now running in Kalasatama

The agile pilots now running in Kalasatama are related to smart mobility services, effective waste management, reducing food waste and co-creating local services. All of the selected pilots are already in prototype phase, the services will now be tested in real life environment. The selection criteria emphasized innovativeness, user-involvement and potential to generate new business. All selected pilots utilize digital technology and will be executed by a consortium of businesses and other partners. The pilots were chosen among 52 offers.