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 and Smart Kalasatama team. Kalasatama is part of EIT Climate-KIC Smart and sustainable districts network. Helsinki District Challenge – SSD report

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 the Nordic Network of Sustainable City Labs. The grant is used for preparing demonstrator proposal. The new project seeks to laying   foundations for public-private partnership on a cross-Nordic level for cutting-edge climate and urban innovations. The objective is to identify and apply new and viable business models for sustainable>>>

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>>>

Smart vs Smart

The Northern smart takes community over technology: watch Royal Seaport and Kalasatama battle it out for the title of Scandinavia’s premier Smart District! Smart Cities are showing the rest of the world the way to the future. We take a look at two Scandinavian Smart City districts – Royal Seaport of Stockholm and Kalasatama of Helsinki, respectively – and stage a friendly duel to find out, which of them is smarter? The problem here, of course, is telling which contender is which – at a glance, they seem all too similar. After all, both are former harbours by the seashore,>>>

Nordic Cities Workshop on Regional Cohesion in Climate Action and Innovation

28 – 29 April 2016, Malmö Climate-KIC Nordic Cities Workshop welcomes city planners, city strategists and climate specialists from all of Europe, and from all sectors of society, to engage with the Climate-KIC community in inspirational deliberation on coordinated climate action, and on coalition-building with an eye to project funding opportunities. The event concentrates on two challenges within regional collaboration: Mobility and the Built Environment. Veera Mustonen, Head of Smart Kalasatama, is attending the workshop and has a presentation 0n Friday. More about the event here. Website: