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Brave and rapid changes necessary for carbon neutrality 19.10.2018

Mr Miguel Callardo Linacero, an environmental and chemical engineer from Spain, has been comparing the Carbon Neutral Strategy of Helsinki-Uusimaa Region to four other regions in Northern Europe. All five strategies are among the best to be found within Europe. But is that really enough?

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4th call for Central Baltic Programme now open 17.10.2018

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The fourth call for Interreg Central Baltic Programme applications is open until November 16th.

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Region and Valencia in tighter cooperation 10.10.2018

Valencia-sopimus 2018. Kuva European Committee of the Regions
The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council and the Valencia Region in Spain will tighten their cooperation in the future and strive to influence the future EU cohesion policy together. The regions have signed a three-year cooperation agreement in Brussels on October, 10th.

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A project from Helsinki-Uusimaa Region won the European Commission's Regiostars Awards 10.10.2018

RegioStars 9.10.2018, kuva VTT
VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) and Aalto University’s TeKiDe project on textile fibre recycling won a category of the European Commission’s Regiostars Awards in Brussels. The high-class category aimed at achieving sustainability through low carbon emissions.

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Region leads Finland to the top of health technology 09.10.2018

Upgraded Life Festival
Finland has all the ingredients needed to become a leading country in health technology. New businesses are constantly emerging in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region, whose innovations may globally revolutionise healthcare, while the ever-expanding networks provide support for growth.

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Helsinki-Uusimaa Region at the forefront of Smart Mobility 08.10.2018

Harri Santamala
Picture a winter morning when, instead of scraping the ice off your car windows, you could have 10 more minutes of shut-eye on a driverless bus taking you from your home street to the metro. This is not sci-fi, but a glimpse at the present and near future of traffic in the Helsinki Smart Region.

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Knowledge creates bridges within Europe – BRIDGES project partners in Helsinki 14.09.2018

Bridges 11.9.2018. Kuvaaja Anni Levonen
The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council brought the BRIDGES project partners from nine European areas together to promote the bio-economy. The partners had an introduction to each other's plans and shared good practices.

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A peak into the future with the help of scenarios and SWOTs – Helsinki-Uusimaa in 2050 and beyond 06.09.2018

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Smart cities, artificial intelligence and robots, climate change and migration flows, new sources for energy supply. While all these phenomena are already now a part of our everyday reality, the impact they have on our living-environment in twenty, thirty or even fifty years is only possible to guess.

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Linda Liukas: “Finnish businesses could do with some American optimism” 05.09.2018

Linda Liukas
Programmer and children’s author Linda Liukas wants to educate a new generation of fearless children to change the world through technology. The Smart Minds series introduces visionary people from the Helsinki Smart Region

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Juha Eskelinen: “We can be the Silicon Valley of the welfare state” 07.06.2018

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Juha Eskelinen, Regional Development Director at Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council swears by social innovations as a part of the Helsinki Smart Region. The Smart minds series introduces visionary people from the region.

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