Helsinki as a startup client

Health & Wellbeing – Sanna Hartman is the business development advisor of Helsinki social services and health care division, helping startups reach the right people to discuss potential cooperation. Best way to reach her is through the Testbed Helsinki contact form – the form makes sure you’ll get off to the fastest start by providing all the useful info. Current focus areas of the division include digital services (incl. e.g. robotics & AI) and home care services. They manage multiple pilot projects in these and other key areas simultaneously all the time. In addition to social and health care solutions they pilot also solutions for similar facilities and organizations, such as on-site guidance systems.

Port of Helsinki – Manages seven ports in Helsinki and nearby: Katajanokka, South Harbour, West Harbour, Hernesaari and Vuosaari in Helsinki, Kantvik in Kirkkonummi, and a bulk cargo terminal at Loviisa. They’re interested in solutions to improve client experience and efficiency of both cargo and passenger traffic. Sustainability is also one of their focus areas. Their FAQ page describes a broad range of solutions they’re using and seeking. Their preferred way of hearing from new business-ready solutions is through their feedback form.

Stara, Helsinki construction & logistics – Seeking solutions for improving the efficiency of construction, real estate, maintenance, and logistics operations, including solutions like drones, IoT, electric vehicles.

Urban Environment – Urban planning, mobility, construction and maintenance, building supervision, energy efficiency and production, circular economy, air quality, and environmental services. Further interest areas include quality of living and helping citizens and other stakeholders participate in city development. AI, 5G and other digital solutions are very interesting for solving these problems. Saska Lohi and Mikko Martikka are the best contacts to help get your urban solution into real life testing with the City of Helsinki. They read all proposals sent to them via their contact form.

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