Smart City Innovation Cluster

We change the narrative of tomorrow’s smart cities. Bringing together the most innovative companies, cities and research organisations with unique and active co-operative processes and tools, together we create the most ambitious solutions.

Services

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Visionary leadership for climate-neutral and smart cities

  • Foresight about global developments policies, economy and technology
     

  • Strategy and roadmap support for decision-makers
     

  • Data-driven leadership and monitorig tools for maximum impact

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Real-life challenges from innovative cities and companies

  • Real challenges offered by challenge owners
     

  • Challenge identification and fine-tuning with challenge owner
     

  • Challenge stakeholder and impact mapping

03

Business-driven solutions to local needs and global markets

  • Challenges picked up by interested companies
     

  • Solvers in different roles, only those involved who can and want to contribute
     

  • Information about target market demands and access channels

Contact

Smart City Innovation Cluster Osk

‭+358 44 972 2549‬

pertti.kortejarvi@scic.io

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Expertise, finance and networks

  • Advisors providing valuable expertise
     

  • Private investors scanning promising opportunities
     

  • Partners opening global networks and sales channels
     

  • Innovative public procurement piloting
     

  • Business Finland and EU funding advice

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Structured co-creation, digital tools

and data resources

  • Connecting challenges, solvers, testbeds and living labs across geographical and sectoral borders
     

  • Professional fascilitation and structured co-creation process
     

  • Incubator and accelerator collaboration, pitching events and hackathons
     

  • Digital self-service tools for effective virtual collaboration
     

  • Member/partner intranet, ”metadata” about what is where, match-making and finder services
     

  • Collaboration platform for challenge-solution co-creation process
     

  • Resource sharing platform for effective use of testbeds and living labs
     

  • Data sharing platform/ market place

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Piloting and scaling in testbeds / living labs

  • Network of testbeds and living labs to develop solutions in real-life environments with customers and users
     

  • Piloting, PoC’s and scaling to other use cases/ markets through partner tesbeds and living labs
     

  • Best practise examples and other information from the network

We are

We are a co-operative of  the leading companies and institutions in the Smart City field. Our way of cooperation makes us unique. By combining the actions, expertise and possibilities of the member organisations, we are ready to create the solutions for global scaling.


The challenges are actively scouted from cities and communities, who seek to bring better living for citizens and create solutions for climate change. Solving these local and global challenges means business and development opportunities for member companies and research institutions.

Challenges and markets are too big to overcome alone. Together we create world class solutions.

Members

01

Visionary leadership for climate-neutral and smart cities

  • Foresight about global developments policies, economy and technology
     

  • Strategy and roadmap support for decision-makers
     

  • Data-driven leadership and monitorig tools for maximum impact

02

Real-life challenges from innovative cities and companies

  • Real challenges offered by challenge owners
     

  • Challenge identification and fine-tuning with challenge owner
     

  • Challenge stakeholder and impact mapping

03

Business-driven solutions to local needs and global markets

  • Challenges picked up by interested companies
     

  • Solvers in different roles, only those involved who can and want to contribute
     

  • Information about target market demands and access channels

04

Expertise, finance and networks

  • Advisors providing valuable expertise
     

  • Private investors scanning promising opportunities
     

  • Partners opening global networks and sales channels
     

  • Innovative public procurement piloting
     

  • Business Finland and EU funding advice

06

Piloting and scaling in testbeds / living labs

  • Network of testbeds and living labs to develop solutions in real-life environments with customers and users
     

  • Piloting, PoC’s and scaling to other use cases/ markets through partner tesbeds and living labs
     

  • Best practise examples and other information from the network

05

Structured co-creation, digital tools

and data resources

  • Connecting challenges, solvers, testbeds and living labs across geographical and sectoral borders
     

  • Professional fascilitation and structured co-creation process
     

  • Incubator and accelerator collaboration, pitching events and hackathons
     

  • Digital self-service tools for effective virtual collaboration
     

  • Member/partner intranet, ”metadata” about what is where, match-making and finder services

Services

Services

Visionary leadership for climate-neutral and smart cities

  • Foresight about global developments policies, economy and technology

  • Strategy and roadmap support for decision-makers

  • Data-driven leadership and monitorig tools for maximum impact

Real-life challenges from innovative cities and companies

  • Real challenges offered by challenge owners

  • Challenge identification and fine-tuning with challenge owner

  • Challenge stakeholder and impact mapping

Business-driven solutions to local needs and global markets

  • Challenges picked up by interested companies

  • Solvers in different roles, only those involved who can and want to contribute 

  • Information about target market demands and access channels

Piloting and scaling in testbeds / living labs

  • Network of testbeds and living labs to develop solutions in real-life environments with customers and users

  • Piloting, PoC’s and scaling to other use cases/ markets through partner tesbeds and living labs

  • Best practise examples and other information from the network

Expertise, finance and networks

  • Advisors providing valuable expertise

  • Private investors scanning promising opportunities

  • Partners opening global networks and sales channels

  • Innovative public procurement piloting

  • Business Finland and EU funding advice

Structured co-creation, digital tools and data resources

  • Connecting challenges, solvers, testbeds and living labs across geographical and sectoral borders

  • Professional fascilitation and structured co-creation process

  • Incubator and accelerator collaboration, pitching events and hackathons

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Global opportunities

How to join

We are leading organizations in the Smart City field and we are strong together. Join us to create the solutions of tomorrow!

Apply for membership

Become a part of one the most innovative Smart City Clusters in Europe. As a member, you will get access for the expertise and testbeds in solving the challenges. Apply for the membership here! 

Submit a challenge

We actively scout for the most ambitious Smart City challenges from innovative companies and cities. Submit your challenge!

Contact

Interested in cooperating with SCIC, or want to hear more? Contact us here! 

For companies

Find growth and new business opportunities. Get into an exclusive network of leading companies and cities in the Smart City sector.

For investors

Get the early access for scalable Smart City innovations and projects 

For cities

 Get unique possibilities to co-create solutions and find solvers for your challenges. Join the group of forerunners. 

For startups

Get to co-create, pilot and scale the innovations with leading companies and institutions in the field.

For research

Find new cutting edge topics for research and development. 

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Clusters & ecosystems

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For companies

Find growth and new business opportunities. Get into an exclusive network of leading companies and cities in the Smart City sector.

For cities

 Get unique possibilities to co-create solutions and find solvers for your challenges. Join the group of forerunners. 

For startups

Get to co-create, pilot and scale the innovations with leading companies and institutions in the field.

For investors

Get the early access for scalable Smart City innovations and projects 

For research

Find new cutting edge topics and co-creation possibilities for research and development

Clusters & ecosystems

Find co-creation, innovative solutions and networks for your members who work in Smart City environments