The FinEst Twins Smart City Centre of Excellence

 Platform for cross-border smart city solutions

The FinEst Twins is building a Smart City Centre of Excellence (CoE) based in Estonia capable of mobilising all leading actors and stakeholders in Estonia and establish a solid long term partnership with their Helsinki region counterparts, capitalising on the macro region’s scientific knowledge, innovativeness and entrepreneurship. The CoE focuses on mobility, energy and built environment glued together by governance and urban analytics & data and aims to match leading smart city research centers globally. The FinEst Twins develops the cross-border knowledge transfer infrastructure (Urban Operating Platform) through real-life pilots capable of attracting international expertise and investment. It also acts as a springboard for the exportation of Finnish-Estonian knowledge and combined service solutions on a global scale.

KEYWORDS smart city, digital single market, interoperability, cross-border services, public service provision

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The opening of the FinEst Twins Smart City Centre of Excellence