From big data to smart data

From big data to smart data

Watch this short animated film on how we can create a smarter use of data in our cities!

Initiators – driving spirits

Initiators – driving spirits

Catalysts with the strength to challenge old truths in a resistant environment. They are rare and hard to find!

Quad helix – Easy to say, hard to do

Quad helix – Easy to say, hard to do

In a quad helix, industry, academia and the public sector develop things with citizens. In theory this sounds obvious, but as soon as you want it to happen IRL, things tend to get complicated!

Frontrunners for sustainable Innovation

Frontrunners for sustainable Innovation

Frontrunners for Sustainable Innovation will make it easier for SMEs to benefit from the specialized testing and demonstration environments in the Stockholm region.

Not Boring 5G Bike

Not Boring 5G Bike

The world’s first 5G Bike developed by students and industrial partners in Kista Mentorspace is revolutionizing Kista. The Not Boring 5G Bike is the sidekick of Petra Dalunde and serves as a rolling wireless LAN access point, HTTP server, data center, Bluetooth device, and Internet of Things platform.

Testbed

Testbed Overview

Urban ICT Arena’s open testbed gives Project Owners open access to Stokab’s dark fiber, S:t Erik Kommunikation’s WiFi and IP/Ethernet access, Ericsson’s 5G network, Intel/Connode’s 6LoWPAN mesh network, Telia’s WiFi, and more.

About us

About us

Kista is home to one of the leading ICT clusters in the world thanks to triple helix collaboration under the Electrum Foundation. Urban ICT Arena was created to futureproof Sweden and meet new requirements of digitalization in urban environments.

Stockholm UAM Lab is looking for partners for Horizon 2020 application

Stockholm UAM Lab is looking for partners for Horizon 2020 application

Is your company or organisation interested in urban drone traffic and its possibilities? We would like to take the lead and build an international consortium with stakeholders interested in the following project investigating the urban airspace rules and regulation.

Urban Drone Testbed is now Stockholm UAM Lab

Urban Drone Testbed is now Stockholm UAM Lab

Urban Drone Testbed has been the name of our project related to the construction of what we previously called a “drone testbed”. In order to clarify the project’s mission and purpose, we have decided to change the name.

Local residents in Järva are generally positive towards drones

Local residents in Järva are generally positive towards drones

Based on a recent survey we can conclude that public opinion on the use of drones in Järva is mostly positive, with high openness and curiosity. This is a fantastic result for us – it means that the public is on board with our future plans!

Blog: Visiting EUROCONTROL, discussing Urban Air Mobility

Blog: Visiting EUROCONTROL, discussing Urban Air Mobility

An interesting visit to Brussels resulted in new insights into Urban Air Mobility. The term refers to vehicles in the city airspace – which can be large or small flying vehicles that are or aren’t manned. It can be velocopters, drones, helicopters or whatever airborne vehicle you can think of.

Blog: Cyber security from the ground up

Blog: Cyber security from the ground up

Our new Associated Partner has recently begun establishing an IoT security lab. Read more about how important it is to build cyber security from the ground up – it is essentially the most important part of any IT infrastructure.

Interview: Bumbee Labs showcasing their technology at KMD19

Interview: Bumbee Labs showcasing their technology at KMD19

Bumbee Labs is one of our Supporting Partners – and they were with us on Kista Mobility Day to showcase their technology. Their innovative solutions in geolocation data, indoor navigation, visit flow data could be of great use for the development of smart mobility in our cities. If we can understand how people move, we are able to plan our cities accordingly.

Blog: Meeting our first US partner

Blog: Meeting our first US partner

We have a new Associated Partner! Read more about how we met Brent from Florence, Arizona and why it is one of the most interesting towns in the US.

Florence, AZ - Our New Associated Partner

Florence, AZ – Our New Associated Partner

Our new Associated Partner is located in the middle of the desert – and is one of the most interesting towns in the US. Florence inhabits 32.000 and is working hard with new approach to achieve great results as a smart city. 

Photos: Kista Mobility Day - what a success!

Photos: Kista Mobility Day – what a success!

Thanks to all our partners for joining us for the most exciting day of the year! The day was filled with thrilling new technology, from autonomous vehicles to augmented reality and robots playing Connect Four. Relive the day through our photos.

Interview: Comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan

Interview: Comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan

We have interviewed Rong Du from KTH about the current project in our testbed, where a comparison between NB-IoT and LoRaWAN is made – the project is coming along nicely!

Blog: Legal design and fair data

Blog: Legal design and fair data

Is it possible to increase acceptance for data collection with the use of design language? Could the term “Legal design” be the key to shaping a more transparent use of policies and laws – and make it less boring?

Blog: Urban Drone Testbed Update

Blog: Urban Drone Testbed Update

The challenges of constructing a drone testbed in an urban environment are becoming clear – but setting up a testbed in “the most dreaded place for drones” is half the fun!

Kista Mobility Day 2019

Kista Mobility Day 2019

Join us on June 12 for a showcase for the future of city mobility – including autonomous vehicles, 5G enabled technology and much more.

Blog: The Importance of IRL Meetings

Blog: The Importance of IRL Meetings

Why IRL meetings has become more and more important in a digitalized world and how to handle it.