This is not a smart city

Urbanisation is one of the most important megatrends to shape global society of the 21st century. However, urbanisation puts a strain on the quality of life in cities, as well as the management of big infrastructure systems, such as city traffic and energy usage. The Smart City approach is the paradigm of urban development in the 2010s. It promises to combat these challenges with new technological solutions; information technology can help to bring about new kinds of co-operation and to enable the interweaving of different city elements (energy, buildings, transportation […]

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Fortum and Fourdeg strengthen cooperation after Stockholm innovation camp

Fortum, a leading Finnish energy company, and Fourdeg, a startup offering energy-efficient heating solutions, met as part of Peloton Smart Retro startup acceleration programme this winter in Lahti and Stockholm. The aim of the Peloton Smart Retro programme is to connect startups, big businesses and the public sector to help the co-creation of new, more resource-efficient urban services. Fortum and Fourdeg have since continued their cooperation, and it was recently announced that Fourdeg has been chosen to take part in the Fortum Corporate Venture Programme. A total of almost a […]

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