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Helsinki EU Office is a Brussels-based office representing the City of Helsinki, City of Espoo, City of Vantaa, Helsinki-Uusimaa Region, Kymenlaakso Region, Päijät-Häme Region, Aalto University, University of Helsinki, University of the Arts Helsinki, Hanken School of Economics, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and Arcada University of Applied sciences. Helsinki EU Office supervises its shareholders’ interests and promotes their visibility in different EU fora. The office also provides information regarding the preparation of EU legislation, EU funding programmes, events, co-operation, and networking opportunities. Helsinki EU Office actively follows European urban and regional policy, cohesion policy, research and innovation policy, transport, environment and energy policy, culture and creative policies as well as digitalisation and health policy.

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Latest Updates

  • By Mikael Vainio

Laurea UAS & University of Helsinki are looking for a consortium for Horizon Call: The Silver Deal - Person-centered health and care in European Regions

Laurea University of Applied Sciences (FI) & the University of Helsinki (FI) are jointly looking for a project consortium to join regarding the following Horizon Europe Call: HORIZON-HLTH-2023-STAYHLTH-01-01: The Silver Deal - Person-centred health and care in European regions.

  • By Lucy Hammond

100 ERRIN member cities and regions become signatories of the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter

During the recent European Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission announced the 2nd wave of signatories to the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter, with a further 100 regions and local authorities signing. Of the now 215 signatories, a staggering 100 are associated with ERRIN member cities and regions.

  • By Rodolphe Doité

DT4REGIONS Ideathon: AI potential in Preventive Health Care

In October 2022, ERRIN's DT4REGIONS project in cooperation with the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council will organise four ideathon workshops for Artificial Intelligence Potential in Preventive Healthcare. We are looking for new ideas how to use AI for preventive healthcare – awards are waiting for the best ones!

  • By Ewa Chomicz

DT4REGIONS Platform and Award launched

As of 1 July 2022, the first version of the DT4REGIONS Platform to enable the development of AI and Big Data solutions for regional and local public administrations will be officially released. At the same time, the DT4REGIONS Award for the best solution for digital transformation based on AI and Big Data currently in use by public administration in Europe will be launched.

  • By Tomi Höök

BUT project findings and search for partners for projects in energy

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) has been focusing on the development of efficient energy systems for decades, cooperating with private and public sector. Xamk presents the findings of its New Openings in the Bioeconomy (BUT) project and is looking for new international partners for projects in the field of energy.

  • By Jenna Huhtanen

Metropolia UAS (FIN): Looking for NEB consortium HORIZON-CL2-2022-HERITAGE-01

The RDI team of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland, has a keen interest in developing design mechanisms for collaborative deliberation that support democratic, data-driven decision-making in the context of planning urban environments and green infrastructure. The team specialises in facilitating collaboration between experts of different disciplines, professions, and stakeholder groups, ways to visualise and communicate complex information to support public deliberation processes and exploring novel extended reality (XR) technology as a tool to support this.