Last spring, Tampere city center guidance was renewed with the introduction of touch screen information kiosks on the street scene. The content and functionality of the information displays were developed in cooperation with the City of Tampere and various companies.
A new feature is being developed for the Tampere Events app to monitor congestion in the entry ports in big events. This feature would allow application users to be redirected to less congested gates, thus improving the visitor experience.
A new project to promote smart and sustainable mobility has begun in Tampere: 6Cities Low Carbon Mobility in Traffic Hubs. The project seeks new solutions for example to public transport-based travel chains and smart parking, in accordance with the national transport sector growth program of Finland. The work is carried out in close cooperation with companies.
Business Mentoring Programme is benchmarking of the Rotterdam Business Case, where university student with fresh ideas and practical approach together with experienced senior mentor is helping entrepreneur to develop his/her business. The selection process for the new round starting in November is active in September. Be fast and apply now - participation are prioritized by the application date.
The Tampere Region has the largest security competence cluster in Finland. Security is also an increasingly crucial competitive factor in international event hosting applications, for example. The funding facilitates the creation of pioneering solutions for improving the daily security of residents and visitors.
Finland has been touted as a buzzing centre of cleantech activity for some years. The country with the happiest people in the world, with the best air quality, is naturally the country that will save the planet as well. With companies like Ecolan and Carbofex, two rising cleantech stars in Tampere Region, it might actually be possible.
Business Tampere will help selected companies enter into the growing markets of China and Chile. We are now searching for suitable, smart city related companies to take part in the global project. The focus fields are mobility, healthy living environment, healthy population, green technology and energy efficiency.