Helsinki Living Lab

Future Innovation Environment


Arabianranta *

Art and Design City Helsinki Ltd. (ADC) is a development company for the ARABIANRANTA district in Helsinki, and a representative for the cluster of academic institutions and commercial companies located there. ADC’s goal is to develop the area into a leading hotspot of design in Europe and to coordinate the Helsinki Living Lab project with Forum Virium Helsinki.

Forum Virium Helsinki *

Future digital services are created by companies, R&D institutions and the City of Helsinki in the Forum Virium Helsinki cluster.

Kustaankartano retirement centre

The Kustaankartano Living Lab, centred on a prominent retirement complex, aims to improve the caring process for senior citizens no longer able to live in their own homes. The project focuses on the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.

Active Life Village

Active Life Village is a unique centre of welfare competence with the goal of promoting the creation and commercialisation of competitive innovations together with users. The non-profit-making Active Life Village Ltd functions as a catalyst for welfare service innovations, and provides companies with an inspirational environment, development activities and business support.


m-cult is a Helsinki-based centre for new media culture. m-cult builds a development platform for urban and community media, develops methods and media for civic participation and brings together actors from culture and technology, production and research

RFID Lab Finland

The goal of RFID Lab Finland is to help Finnish industry and commerce to understand and utilize RFID technology.


VTT – the Technical Research Centre of Finland – is an impartial expert organization producing research, development, testing and information services to the public sector and companies, as well as international organizations. VTT is the largest contract research organization in Northern Europe.


Member of European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL)