Join us in developing the most functional city in the world!
The goal of the Future City Challenge 2018 competition is to find new innovative solutions and applications to simplify the everyday life of the citizens. The competition is aimed at companies, start-ups and students who are interested in solving city challenges. The best solvers in the competition win awards that enable a flying start to new business models. The registration for the competition started on 1 November 2017 and the entry must be submitted no later than 31 January 2018.
The Kick Off event for the challenge will be arranged on 22 November from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Startup Sauna’s Urban Mill (Betonimiehenkuja 3 E, Espoo).
Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa encourage the competitors to develop solutions that may also contain commercial potential. In the solving of the challenges, the participants are encouraged to utilise open data and interfaces, which have been described in the Helsinki Region Infoshare service.
The competition is arranged by IBM, Digita and Etteplan and the challenges are offered by the cities of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Oulu, Jyväskylä and Tampere.