The Deputy Mayor of Tallinn, Joosep Vimm, announced a new Tallinnovation competition at the MELT innovation forum today. The purpose of the innovation competition, organised in cooperation between the City of Tallinn and the Science and Business Park Tehnopol, is to find smart city solutions that make the city's services and environment more citizen-friendly. For the second year in a row, a total of up to €100,000 will be invested in smart city solutions.
Advancing cross-border travel between Helsinki and Tallinn by learning from IoT-NGIN’s smart city living lab
Undoubtedly, the advancement of technologies in Tallinn and Helsinki has greatly contributed to making travel between Estonia and Finland more quantifiable. Currently, both cities are striving to establish collaborative data models in the transportation sector to enhance the quality of travel for passengers by combining public transport ticket systems.
Together with entrepreneurs, residents, researchers and students, smart city is looking for new innovative solutions to make the urban environment better, cleaner, and more humane and environmentally friendly.
Estonia becomes the first country to create a fully digital vehicle registration service with the help of tech company DriveX.
The team of Elmo, the world’s first company to offer car sharing with remotely controlled cars on public roads, was extended by new remote drivers certified by the Transportation Authority, allowing the company to expand their remote-controlled electric car service and fleet on Estonian roads.
Estonian mobility unicorn Bolt launched an eco-friendly 3-wheel electric car in Malta.
2022 was a year to test the Estonian startup ecosystem's resilience and adaptivity. The beginning of the war and economic uncertainty made Estonian startups look into the measures of effectiveness and sustainability. Even though it was a tough year for most of the sector, Estonian startups showed remarkable results.
Tallinn and Tartu signed a contract for the development of ticket application combining different mobility services
Estonian leading micro-mobility firms, Ampler and Kõu Mobility Group, have formed a joint venture to enhance their position in the micro-mobility sector and empower worldwide zero-emission commuting.
The Tark Tallinn platform, which helps to make information from key data and sensors in the city more easily usable, is available to everyone via the Tallinn website.