Have a creative idea?

Start a business by utilizing FIWARE technologies. CreatiFI offers funding, tech advice, business support and visibility. Open call 1 offers up to €50k to develop a prototype. The second call offers up to €100k for commercial development. Read more »

"With a €4.8 million fund for SMEs, web entrepreneurs and ICT developers, CreatiFI supports the development of new applications leveraging future internet technologies for the Creative Industries."

Project Manager Kaisa Sibelius

Apps4Finland 2014 is on

Apps4Finland is an open data innovation contest, organised now for the sixth time. Deadline for entries is 3rd Nov and the awards ceremony is hold 3rd Dec 2014.   Read more »

"Apps4Finland has evolved into the biggest open data networks in Finland. It has made Finland one of the leading countries in utilizing open data."

Project Manager Joonas Pekkanen

The Open Finland 2014 seminar

The Open Finland 2014 seminar was held in Wanha Satama on 15–16 September 2014. Forum Virium Helsinki had a slot on the second day and attended the exhibition with Apps4Finland and Helsinki loves developers. Read more »

"The goal-directed opening up of public information resources will contribute to promoting open science and will create opportunities for the creation of a new kind of entrepreneurship and innovations. "

Prime minister Alexander Stubb

Helsinki Loves Developers

Helsinki is on its way to become the most developer friendly city in the world. Dev.hel.fi portal offers a chance to test the open interfaces of Helsinki and gives information on the upcoming developer gatherings. Read more »

"Helsinki seeks to advance new ways of cooperation and dialogue between different stakeholders, e.g. developers, in order to boost the utilization of open data as a source of innovations."

Markku Raitio, IT Director, City of Helsinki

Fiksu Kalasatama: a model district of smart urban development

Helsinki’s Kalasatama is being built into Fiksu Kalasatama, a worldclass model district of smart urban development. The area is developed through experimenting, new technologies and the use of open data. It grows from the collaboration between the city, companies and residents. Read more »

"Fiksu Kalasatama aims to be a development environment that joins together the research, development and innovation activities of businesses, and the development of city services."

Project Manager Hannu Asikainen, the City of Helsinki

SILVER project proceeds to prototyping

In SILVER project, phase two of the pre-commercial procurement process has been launched. There are three tenderers who will proceed to prototyping.  Read more »

Cultivating Urban Innovations

Forum Virium Helsinki in brief and highlights from innovation initiatives: view Forum Virium Helsinki´s presentation on SlideShare.  Read more »

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9 Healthcare Innovations Driven By Open Data http://t.co/4A9ET2PXzo
26.11.2014 klo 08:45
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25.11.2014 klo 22:48
RT @smoinen: Apps4EU competition is open till Dec 31. Win 5000 € plus trips. http://t.co/sITsSsRhpa #opendata #avoindata
25.11.2014 klo 22:43
RT @HRInfoshare: Tervetuloa to 11.12. klo 16 mm. ostodataa käsittelevään Helsingin rahavirrat -tilaisuuteen Lasipalatsiin! https://t.co/CJd
25.11.2014 klo 22:43
RT @CitySDK_Hanna: Showcasing Helsinki’s & @ForumVirium ’s work on open data & transparency to our guest Camille Crittenden, the Director o…
25.11.2014 klo 22:38
RT @apps4fi: Datan vapauttaminen on iso mahdollisuus - mutta yritysjohtajat arkailevat http://t.co/GisOXSpRKh
25.11.2014 klo 22:38
Osallistu Apps4Finland 2014 Päätösgaalaan 3.12. Korjaamolla! Ilmoittautuneita jo useita satoja, eli toimi... http://t.co/mNI4qE8ok6
25.11.2014 klo 11:13
New ways for citizens to explore the future plans for their neighbourhood
Street Smart pilot / Urban Augmentation  Read more »
24.11.2014
Rakennusviraston Valoisa Joulu -kampanja kutsuu kaupunkilaisia osallistumaan jouluvalaistuksen suunnitteluun... http://t.co/rF2CIJiudJ
24.11.2014 klo 12:21
Mitä mieltä Helsingin jouluvalaistuksesta? Kerro se keskustan katunäytöillä tai valoisajoulu.fi-sivustolla.... http://t.co/PNJT2JeWwg
24.11.2014 klo 11:55
Mitä mieltä Helsingin jouluvalaistuksesta? Kerro se keskustan katunäytöillä tai valoisajoulu.fi-sivustolla. http://t.co/m1aUNkg3J7
24.11.2014 klo 11:55
Helsingin Kalasatamassa on tänä ja viime vuonna yhdessä kokeiltu, kehitetty ja visioitu alueen palveluita.... http://t.co/pM3AXDLxWo
24.11.2014 klo 09:20
Vielä ehdit hakea tekniseksi asiantuntijaksi 6Aika-strategian Avoimen tiedon kärkihankkeeseen. Haku päättyy... http://t.co/tNZ1QTKj4t
21.11.2014 klo 11:09
Vielä ehdit hakea tekniseksi asiantuntijaksi 6Aika-strategian Avoimen tiedon kärkihankkeeseen. Haku päättyy 24.11. http://t.co/cpFRgCDNwC
21.11.2014 klo 11:09
RT @futurecitiescat: With @ForumVirium @cityofamsterdam @WorldBank @EU_Commission Excellent panel on networks to foster inmovation at #sma…
18.11.2014 klo 18:21

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