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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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    Rue Guimard 7
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Latest Updates

  • 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.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Take part in a survey and shape the future DT4REGIONS platform!

ERRIN’s DT4REGIONS project is gaining pace. We invite all regional and local administrations with an interest in digital transformation to take part in a survey as part of DT4REGIONS stakeholder mapping and capacity building efforts, carried out in collaboration with the Living-in.EU initiative. Gathered input will contribute to shaping the future DT4REGIONS platform.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN members preparing for Cities Mission co-creation activities with MOSAIC

Last month, ERRIN’s project MOSAIC ran an open call to find cities and regions preparing for the Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities, interested in collaborating with MOSAIC on their citizen engagement activities. ERRIN is pleased to share that 14 ERRIN members are being engaged under this initiative.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Welcome to DT4REGIONS: ERRIN embraces the next era of AI and Big Data for digital transformation of public services

As a partner in the new DT4REGIONS project, funded by the EU as a preparatory action proposed by the European Parliament, ERRIN will support Digital Transformation for Regions across Europe through a challenge-based platform enabling AI and Big Data collective solutions.

  • By Hilary Webb

Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2021

The 2021 Regional Innovation Scoreboard has been published, revealing that innovation performance has increased for 225 out of 240 regions over the last seven years.

  • By Mikael Vainio

Sohjoa Last Mile Survey - the obstacles of automated public transport in the European Single Market

Feedback is sought on automated public transport obstacles in the European single market. The survey results will be used in the Sohjoa Last Mile research project and answers will be processed anonymously. The aim of the Sohjoa Last Mile project is to promote the development of autonomous public transport and improve the first and last mile passenger experience of urban transport in particular.