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

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

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

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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Smart City Expo World Congress @ Barcelona
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18.11.2014 - 20.11.2014
The Smart City Expo World Congress 2014
The Smart City Expo World Congress brings together forward thinking on cities and citizenship with ready-to-use solutions for making our cities better places to live and work. It is the key event for the smart cities industry. Read more »
18.11.2014 - 20.11.2014
Datademon toistaiseksi viimeinen rahoituskierros on päättynyt, vertaisarvioinnissa valittu 8 parasta ideaa.... http://t.co/VCSwXF1Xhn
20.10.2014 klo 16:15
Datademon toistaiseksi viimeinen rahoituskierros on päättynyt, vertaisarvioinnissa valittu 8 parasta ideaa. http://t.co/m3HGqPfnJQ
20.10.2014 klo 16:15
Lue Juuso Koposen blogikirjoitus tiedon visualisoinnista Avointa dadaa -blogista: "Visualisointi antaa katsojalle... http://t.co/N1tiYSs9HB
20.10.2014 klo 15:00
Koskelan sairaala-alueelle ja pesuloiden tontille suunnitellaan uutta rakentamista. Suunnitelmista järjestään... http://t.co/yoocSn7JZ6
20.10.2014 klo 12:39
Intohimona tilastot? Vastaa Tilastokeskuksen haasteeseen. Apps4Finland-kisan dedis on 3.11.2014. http://t.co/MMCe0KDQEM
19.10.2014 klo 10:10
Avoin tiede ja tutkimus -hanke palkitsee Apps4Finland-kilpailussa parhaan alansa työn. Kisan dedis on 3.11.2014.... http://t.co/Jc3t5RF1SJ
17.10.2014 klo 13:05
Avoin tiede ja tutkimus -hanke palkitsee Apps4Finland-kilpailussa parhaan alansa työn. Kisan dedis on 3.11.2014. http://t.co/224Z1PSBUY
17.10.2014 klo 13:05
Interviewing Birgitta Jónsdóttir about Democracy 2.0 @avoinsuomi2014. "Democracy 2.0 means that we don’t need... http://t.co/aaWCRftd8W
16.10.2014 klo 16:22
Interviewing @birgittaj about Democracy 2.0 @avoinsuomi2014 #avoindata #opendata #e-democracy #avoinsuomi2014 https://t.co/Dn8Hvga9rF
16.10.2014 klo 16:18
@ElukkaE haastattelussa: "Avoin tieto on Suomelle kriittinen kilpailukykytekijä" #avoindata #apps4finland... http://t.co/ZmMBKjlP3p
16.10.2014 klo 14:22
@ElukkaE haastattelussa: "Avoin tieto on Suomelle kriittinen kilpailukykytekijä" #avoindata #apps4finland #avoinsuomi2014...
16.10.2014 klo 14:22
HRI siirtää toimistonsa joka toinen torstai-iltapäivä Helsingin keskustassa sijaitsevan Lasipalatsin... http://t.co/hN6XzQHG79
16.10.2014 klo 12:08
Vielä ehdit ilmoittautua Helsinki Living Lab -verkostoitumistilaisuuteen 24.10. http://t.co/W9oge7bQdU
15.10.2014 klo 15:19

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