Helsinki receives main award at London’s TechFest innovation event

The City of Helsinki's Kalasatama Digital Twins project won the international Cities Visionary Award, as well as the Judges’ Supreme Award, which is the main award of the entire event, at the TechFest event arranged in London at the end of September.

Helsinki receives main award at London’s TechFest innovation event

The City of Helsinki's Kalasatama Digital Twins project won the international Cities Visionary Award, as well as the Judges’ Supreme Award, which is the main award of the entire event, at the TechFest event arranged in London at the end of September.

Helsinki invites cities to solve global problems together

Helsinki Impact Conference will this week bring a great number of decision-makers, researchers and urban policy influencers, who take an interest in sustainable city development, to the Music Centre in Helsinki. As host of the Conference, the City of Helsinki wishes to boost inter-city cooperation, which is needed to solve global problems and to tighten the European community.

Helsinki invites cities to solve global problems together

Helsinki Impact Conference will this week bring a great number of decision-makers, researchers and urban policy influencers, who take an interest in sustainable city development, to the Music Centre in Helsinki. As host of the Conference, the City of Helsinki wishes to boost inter-city cooperation, which is needed to solve global problems and to tighten the European community.

From now onwards, better chance for English-speakers to get by in Helsinki

Helsinki is becoming considerably more international and diverse, as about two-thirds of those relocating to the city currently come from places beyond Finland’s borders. In order to sustain the vitality of industry and commerce in Helsinki, the region must be able to attract a substantial amount of additional international skill from abroad. To be able to meet these needs, Helsinki will improve its English-language services by 2021, entailing all its divisions. The improvements will be felt especially in the City’s digital services and in its customer service.

Come and listen how cities solve global problems

The international Helsinki Impact Conference is arranged at Helsinki Music Centre on 9-10 October. At the Conference, answers are sought to questions on how cities can work together with increased efficiency as solvers of global problems and uniters of the European community.

Come and listen how cities solve global problems

The international Helsinki Impact Conference is arranged at Helsinki Music Centre on 9-10 October. At the Conference, answers are sought to questions on how cities can work together with increased efficiency as solvers of global problems and uniters of the European community.

Smart technology to be employed in the management of the use of popular recreation areas in Helsinki

Several Helsinki areas are being monitored with the aim to coordinate recreational, tourism and natural values. Residents and visitors appreciate the peace of the recreation areas, but they also find that there is a lack of services. The Urban Eco Islands project exploits smart solutions, e.g. aerial drone images, to monitor and manage recreational use in order to preserve the natural values.