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BRIDGES story of Helsinki-Uusimaa Region – insights from the peer review and experiences from interregional cooperation

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Helsinki-Uusimaa BRIDGES project connects place-based regional development to smart specialisation (RIS3). It also proves that the interregional cooperation brings added value and there are lessons to be learnt. Watch our new video about BRIDGES-work in Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.

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Helsinki claims several top positions in 2018 Smart City Comparisons 28.11.2018

Oodi. Kuvaaja Jussi Hellsten.
A smart city means a city in which digital services make life fluent and climate-friendly. Smart cities are compared globally in different kinds of rankings, in which Helsinki has managed to reach the top spots in 2018.

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Brave and rapid changes necessary for carbon neutrality 19.10.2018

Henkilökuva Miguel Callardo
Mr Miguel Gallardo 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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TeKiDe project from the Helsinki-Uusimaa region winner of the European Commission's Regiostars Awards 10.10.2018

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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 ecologically sustainable production of cotton fibres from waste textiles may revolutionise the textile industry.

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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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