NEWS 2018-02-28T14:32:03+00:00

iEER Midterm Conference called for support for young entrepreneurs


Vice-President of the European Commission Mr. Jyrki Katainen, emphasised the role of support for young entrepreneurs. Conference attracted over 100 participants from all over Europe to discuss and learn about findings and experiences from the first two

iEER Conference 22-23 March 2018, Brussels


Boosting innovative Entrepreneurship ecosystem in regions for growth and job creation, 22-23 March 2018, Brussels An internsive 2-year cooperation and Phase 1 of the iEER project is coming to its end in March 2018. On 22-23 March over hundred

Scientists observe a new quantum particle with properties of ball lightning


Artistic impression of a quantum ball lighting. Figure credit: Heikka Valja. This knotted skyrmion may provide insight into a stable ball of plasma that could enhance future fusion reactors. Scientists at Amherst College and Aalto University have

Helsinki-Uusimaa region European leader again


The Helsinki-Uusimaa region has yet again won top billing as the best mid-sized European region for foreign investments. The survey by the Financial Times ranked Helsinki-Uusimaa first in the category which compared the potential of regions with the population

Finland showing the way – A carbon neutral Helsinki Smart Region as soon as 2035


The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region in Finland aims to be a carbon neutral region by the year 2035. The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Assembly approved of this challenging goal last December, as included in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Programme 2.0. The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region advanced its

Let’s pilot digital wellbeing in Kalasatama


An open call for the Kalasatama Wellbeing piloting programme has been launched! The call seeks digital solutions that support wellbeing and health of residents of the Kalasatama district of Helsinki. The solutions chosen for the programme improve residents’ wellbeing

A genome data study in Finland can lead to significant findings due to unique heritage


A unique genome data study has been launched in Finland that will deepen our understanding about the origins of diseases and their treatment. Due to the unique heritage of the Finnish population, the genome data can be analysed faster

Helsinki region’s smart specialisation strategy got an update


The Helsinki region has in recent years applied the concept of Smart Specialisation in the development of the region. The strategy has now been revisited and its focus is redirected in order to even better serve the region. The

Event: 100 Lasissa! Smart city and environment


Time: 12.12.2017 at 08:30-17:00 Venue: Telakka (Henry Fordin katu 6, 00150 Helsinki) Results and breakthroughs 100 Lasissa! Smart City and Environment How will the future and everyday life look like in smart cities? What kind of innovative, Finnish solutions

5 smart startups you should meet at Slush


Startup event Slush gathers investors and the hottest new businesses under the same roof for the tenth time already. We met five exciting startups attending Slush, all of them from the Helsinki Smart Region. 'We can honestly say