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Smart City
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The Helsinki Smart Region showcases the smart expertise in Helsinki-Uusimaa. Our smart innovation strategy for the region brings together stakeholders from both urban and rural areas for impactful research and innovation activities, all under the overarching theme of Resource Wisdom.

 

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News

Helsinki-Uusimaa tops the EU Social Progress Index

24.5.2024

The EU Social Progress Index (EU-SPI) measures wellbeing and social progress across European regions. The index is composed of …
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Finland’s transport infrastructure must be more closely integrated with the rest of Europe – Objectives of the metropolitan area for EU elections

22.5.2024

The joint EU election themes of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and the …
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World’s first Mobile EdTech Testbed brings innovative education technologies to learners and educators

13.5.2024

Helsinki, known worldwide as a pioneer in collaborative EdTech experimentation and development, has created something truly unique. In …
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Themes

Citizens’ city

The citizens in Helsinki-Uusimaa are active, creating together with companies and cities agile, user-focused services and solutions. The region is a world leader in making data public and using it to create new businesses. Helsinki-Uusimaa is big enough for systematic development of significant technologies and social innovations, and small enough to make it feasible in practice, too. This theme covers areas such as transportation, housing, urban planning, and healthcare.

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Citizens’ city

Climate neutrality

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region has set a goal to be carbon neutral by 2035. A transition to a low carbon society requires significant changes to our infrastructure, mobility, and built environment. The Helsinki Smart region is a major operator in developing the most ambitious clean technology in the world, and we have the proven capacity to develop new service models. Climate neutrality theme covers areas such as circular economy solutions, new forms of energy, bioeconomy innovations and new materials.

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Climate neutrality

Industrial modernisation

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region produces various configurable products using for example industrial IoT and mobile technologies. We develop leading edge technologies for future industry and processes. In Helsinki-Uusimaa there is a broad innovation activity in different fields of strategic value chains such as self-driving vehicles, smart health, hydrogen technology, and cyber security. Areas covered by the theme include, for example, new industrial processes, health technologies, robotics, and travel.

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Industrial modernisation

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