Forum Virium Helsinki held an event introducing it’s activities in June 10th. One of the presentations was on Helsinki Smart City App Hack and served as a launch of the challenge. Almost 60 people were gathered to hear about the various new and on-going projects of Forum Virium Helsinki.
Joonas Pekkarinen, the coordinator of the Helsinki Smart City App Hack introduced the challenge and walked the audience through the competence, timeline, rules and the prizes.
Open Finland Challenge is now teaming up with the Smart City App Hack. This means that Helsinki-related apps taking part in the Open Finland Challenge also take part in the Helsinki Smart City App Hack. The winner of the Helsinki Smart City App Hack will compete with apps from around the world in the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona and win more prizes.