Junction 2016: Come to hack Kalasatama’s data!

Junction is Europe’s leading hackathon and a converging point for developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from across the world. Held on November 25-27 in Helsinki, the city of Helsinki and the Six City Strategy cast out three challenges around Healthtech, Intelligent buildings and Future mobility for Junction participants. Smart Kalasatama offers data for one of this year’s tracks. Held as 48 hour hackathon, Junction 2016 brings together over a thousand developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from over 40 countries to turn their ideas into products and services. Here no idea is too crazy, and thinking outside the box is encouraged. View the>>>

Barcelona Smart City Expo 2016

Picture: Smart City Expo http://www.smartcityexpo.com Barcelona Smart City Congress November 15–17, 2016 will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by our cities, encourage out of the box thinking and inspire a worldwide call for action in order to develop smarter and more sustainable cities. The 2016 edition of Smart City Expo World Congress will have a special focus on citizens and the different initiatives being played out worldwide to empower people living in metropolises and make these places more human‑centered.Concepts such as commons strategy, circular economy and ethical use of big data will>>>

Smart city sustainability targets for Kalasatama

As part of the Climate-KIC’s Pioneers into Practice programme, Réka Tóth worked one month at Forum Virium Helsinki as part of the Smart Kalasatama team. Her assignment was to analyse existing smart city indexes and create smart city sustainability targets for Sompasaari area in Kalasatama.