Helsinki Smart Region works together in synergy with the people
We are the capital region of Finland, which is made of 26 municipalities. The most important people here are the citizen. In our region, different players from the whole region – large businesses and start-ups, public sector, research and education centres create smart innovations and tests together with the people. We focus on four areas. Each theme forms an umbrella, under which an array of actors and stakeholders, skills and projects are gathered. The four themes are: Urban cleantech, Health and wellness, Digitalising industry, Citizen city. Under each theme, spearhead projects are funded by the Helsinki Regional Council. These projects’ work strengthen the region’s ‘smart’ region and smart city network.
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