Tampere is the most attractive city for living in whole Finland. The industrial center of Suomi is also a heart of innovation. In year 2017 the local authorities decided to realize Smart City Project. The program was offered by a group of former Nokia employees.
The "City of the Future" concept was created in synergy with engineers, it-specialists, sociologists and economists.
We will meet Tero Blomqvist – one of the creators of Smart City conept for Tampere City. Together we are going to visit key institutions and structures involved in the project.
You can apply for a participation in the educational program till 5th of September.
The program is developed in cooperation with Artonist
2-6 of October
Tampere – Helsinki – Tallinn
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2 – 6 of October 2019
Meeting in Helsinki airport
Transfer from Helsinki to Tampere
Guided tour through Tampere - tour throughthe city center. A visit to the Moomin Valley, which is openedto all fans ofthefairy tale at the Tampere Museum of Art.Lunch at the favorite cafe of the locals Olympia-kortteli
A visit to the Smart Tampere development center - introduction to the creators of the projects
Topics: circular economics, gentrification, big data, loT
Visit Futurice - one of Finland's leading IT companies
Smart Tampere is a strategic development program for the sustainable and smart city of Tampere for 2017–2021. Here, housing and mobility are carbon neutral. The services are user-oriented and work in a digital and flexible mode.
Dinner. An informal meeting with Smart Tampere concept designer Thero Blonquist and his colleagues.
Overnight at the hotel
Check out from the hotel
Transfer to Helsinki The visit to Creative Finland — a creative industries development organization in Finland The motto of Creative Finland is "Best practices of creative industries". The organization develops educational programs in creative and circular economics and interdisciplinary collaboration. Creative Finland studies the impact of creative industries on all life spheres. Themed events, contests and international projects are also organized by Creative Finland
Free time in Helsinki Transfer to airport Departure
Visit to Tampere University of Applied Sciences — a large university of applied sciences The strengths of the university are interdisciplinary education, creativity and the international dimension
A visit to the historic city center — the Vapriika area, as well as the Finlayson Area — a unique area in the territory of the ancient city-forming factory. Finlayson Area attracts not only businessmen and tourists, but also creates a positive spirit of the time, weaving history and modernity
Visit Himmelblau — the famous gallery of typographic art in the factory