The city of Bergen is developing a platform for data storage and use in a "data lake" project. This will help secure better city planning and monitoring of the effects different measures has on the city.
The City of Oulu is developing a new chatbot service called OuluBot. The purpose is to provide a nerve centre for customer service that is more multifaceted that traditional chat solutions and understands customer needs better than today. With OuluBot, the city is trying to respond to the citizens’ demand after quick and easy information about city services.
Espoo is advancing digital solutions and better digital services with its Digital Agenda Program. The aim is to increase the efficiency and quality of Espoo’s digital services by identifying feasible development ideas and implementing these through controlled experiments and involvement of the citizens.
Can you create a healthier city through better traffic data? Together with other Nordic cities, Tórshavn has set out on a project to explore just that question and create a better foundation for reducing exposure to pollution, creating better flow in transportation, increasing information to citizens, and improving healthier means of transport.
Green spaces play a key part in ensuring the wellbeing of people and nature in cities. Through different projects Helsinki is testing and developing smart and green solutions based on virtual reality that engages the citizens in the planning of green infrastructure in a co-creative and innovative way
Copenhagen Solutions Lab have just finished a partnership project about self-learning and data-driven solutions for district heating, that shows great potential for economic, energy-related, and CO2 related savings.
Citizens gather large amounts of data through their personal devices that could benefit the municipality’s planning and innovation processes. The use of such data creates challenges around trust, security, and data compliance. In the crowdsensing pilot project “I ♥ ViGÅ” Stavanger municipality aims to use personally generated data from heart rate monitors in a safe and co-creative way.
The Smart City must be driven by the city's challenges – not technology. That is the mantra of Smart Aarhus’ new strategy, where technology isn’t implemented for the sake of technology, but because it makes sense.
The City of Vantaa has a clear focus on making the city smarter and more sustainable when it comes to food. So, through different projects the city is starting to make food more local, alive, sustainable, and adapting new circular production and business models.
How much, how, and when do children actually move during a school day? These are some of the questions Vejle Municipality are trying to answer by collecting data on the pattern of movement of school kids. Equipped with wrist sensors, students from six different schools are going to participate in the data collection and help to show how much children move during a school day
As a city Vejle is challenged by water and floods from both the fjord and heavy rainfalls. The new recreational climate park, Tommy Troelsens Park, is therefore an important strategic step in the city’s efforts to keep floods away from the city’s basements and streets.
Turku has implemented new technology which has significantly sped up the process of getting tested for COVID-19 and receiving the results. Artificial intelligence and robots are also useful for purposes such as counselling and organising vaccinations.
The City of Tampere in Finland has set the goal of becoming a forerunner for smart transport and autonomous mobility. One of the goals is to utilize automatic buses as part of the transport system. At the moment, a test area where companies can test and develop various smart transport solutions is being developed in the Hervanta area in southern Tampere.