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.

Digitalization builds better Helsinki

“Our purpose with digitalization is to build a better, increasingly functional city,” asserts Mikko Rusama, Chief Digital Officer at the City of Helsinki, in the new edition of Helsinki’s resident publication Helsinki-lehti.

Helsinki gains membership in EIT Urban Mobility

Helsinki joins the EIT Urban Mobility foundation as a Member starting September 2019. The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is an EU body created to strengthen Europe’s ability to innovate and support innovation partnerships.

Helsinki steps up efforts to attract international talent

Helsinki is actively bolstering its international reputation together with local companies in the technology sector. A new marketing campaign is being launched in September to test what type of image could attract international talent to move permanently to Helsinki.