A company’s competitive strength is built on competence, continuous learning, curiosity and openness to experimentation and new technologies. Under the 6Aika projects, companies, educational institutions, and the city have come together in all kinds of new ways.
Last week Syddjurs Municipality started collecting motion data for the Nordic Healthy Cities projects, Health Data. Until the summer vacations the municipality will collect motion data via wrist sensors from alle fourth graders in the municipality.
Through Building Dignity, The City of Bergen tries to concretize how the design and development of municipal buildings and properties can contribute to achieving the goal of an inclusive urban community.
Due to the world situation the digital event Internet Week Denmark (IWDK) will live up to its name this year as it is to be held completely virtually when the event runs from the 4th to the 9th of May.
Together with Design and Architecture Norway and a number of Nordic collaboration partners, The Nordic Smart City Network invites you to take part in the third, and final, digital workshop in the Nordic Smart City Vision initiative
The City of Stavanger in Norway will for the second time facilitate an agile piloting project. This time with the aim of challenging five companies to test new solutions that can contribute to making the archipelago a better tourist destination.
The City of Copenhagen’s Smart City incubator, Copenhagen Solutions Lab, have just finished a pan-European project with the aim of developing digital tools that can support the authorities’ decisions on introducing measures against Corona in the public space.
Today Nordic and Balitc technology startups are being invited to apply to a new challenge competition launched today, aimed at identifying innovative digital solutions to urban challenges that have become more urgent as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
The Nordic Smart City Network invites you to participate in their Healthy Livable Neighborhoods project kickoff webinar. Join to learn more about the project, green infrastructure and foodscapes in Nordic Cities
The Nordic Smart City Network has just now gained approval for the fifth project within the health project “Nordic Healthy Cities”. The project will be about sleep monitoring and the aim is to improve the sleep of residents with cognitive impairments at nursing homes in a cross Nordic collaboration. Together with the other four projects in the “Nordic Healthy Cities” this project will serve to improve health and the quality of life through data-driven development and new innovative practices.
Rasmus Malmborg is a Senior Innovation Advisor at Nordic Innovation and works with the Health, Demography and Quality of Life program.
We have had an inspiring talk with Rasmus about smart city visions and unique Nordic solutions to urban challenges.
Can we develop a joint Nordic smart city model as a human-centred alternative to the American and Chinese models? The answer is yes. Municipalities and organizations from all over the Nordic countries are now working together to define a smart city model based on Nordic social values.
The Nordic Smart City Network has decided on four collaboration projects Within Nordic Innovations Health program, “Nordic Healthy Cities”. The four projects will test new innovative practices to tackle health effects in future urban areas.
By sharing knowledge and learnings from innovation projects and by collaborating with private businesses, the Nordic cities will scale successful projects within their city to other partner cities.
The Nordic Cities will collaborate on: Coordinating innovation projects on e.g. mobility, citizen engagement, data intelligence etc., help develop a new joint Nordic Marked within the field of Smart Cities, sharing information about relevant companies to support projects and activities amongst Nordic cities.
The Nordic Smart City Network (NSCN) received funding for a new collaboration project, Nordic Healthy Cities, that runs until April 2022. The project has a total budget of 10.200.000 NOK of which 5.000.000 NOK is direct funding from Nordic Innovation.
The project financed by Nordic Innovation emphasized collaboration and sharing of best practice among the partner cities of the Nordic Smart Cities Network. Five thematic projects were kickstarted in the fall 2018 and have been running in 2019. The collaborative mode of working has enabled sharing of best practices and living lab methods in many ways.
The City of Stavanger in Norway was looking for a flexible way to develop and test new urban services and increase co-operation between the city and startup companies. To this end, Stavanger is now starting to adopt the urban development model called Agile Piloting, which was created for similar needs in Helsinki, Finland in the Smart Kalasatama project.