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The Helsinki Smart Region highlights the smart expertise in Helsinki-Uusimaa. Our smart innovation strategy for the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region brings together the actors from both the cities and the countryside for impactful research and innovation activities under the overarching theme of Resource Wisdom.

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News

Helsinki-Uusimaa preparing its year as European Entrepreneurial Region

28.10.2021

This annual award by the European Committee of the Regions is based on regional qualifications. In 2022 the …
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Welcome to participate in the event Nordic COP26 Hub Helsinki: What kind of new solutions can Helsinki-Uusimaa offer? 

28.10.2021

As a part of the programme, on Friday 12 November at 13.00-14.30 (UTC+2) we will arrange an event …
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Save the Date: A Medtech4 Europe Webinar on AI in Health Tech – December 2nd, 2021

26.10.2021

Save the date 2.12.2021 at 14.00 – 15.30 EET  ( 1 pm to 2.30 pm CET ) and …
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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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