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Tampere awarded funding for smart security project

Tampere awarded funding for smart security project

The funding will help to finance solutions as part of the Finnish region’s Smart Urban Security and Event Resilience Project such as sensor data integration and smart lighting.

Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

Think Sustainably aims to help individuals make informed lifestyle and business decisions and comes in response to citizen concern about climate change.

Helsinki becomes first European city to deliver Sustainable Development report

Helsinki becomes first European city to deliver Sustainable Development report

Goals in the Finnish capital’s latest City Strategy align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the findings of its report will inform its future plans.

Helsinki and Tallinn progress cross-border smart city solutions

Helsinki and Tallinn progress cross-border smart city solutions

A Teaming Grant of €32 million will enable TalTech and Aalto Universities to build a global centre of excellence to advance a joint smart city environment.

Helsinki chooses scalable 5G base station design

Helsinki chooses scalable 5G base station design

The Finnish capital used a design competition to find a model of 5G base station that would blend seamlessly into all city environments

Helsinki drives forward with digital strategy

Helsinki drives forward with digital strategy

The Finnish capital has established a working group, led by the chief digital officer, to formulate a joint digitalisation plan for the entire city organisation
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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