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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14.11.2014 klo 17:23

EU commits €14.4m to support open data across Europe http://t.co/YPq51WZlTB

14.11.2014 klo 08:55

CreatiFI organizes a highly useful application submission and couching clinic in Helsinki on the 21st Nov. http://t.co/ejgc21EHV5 Join us!

13.11.2014 klo 17:55

CreatiFi: Submit your idea for a Future App in media, tourism, gaming, design, or fashion and get funded. DL Nov 30. #creatifi http:…

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