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.

Smart Locks is progressing

Smart Locks is progressing

Two weeks ago, there was a proof of concept for the Smart Locks project just outside of our office.

Kista Mobility Week 2019 - a call for action

Kista Mobility Week 2019 – a call for action

Kista Mobility Week 2019 is getting closer. Now is the time to submit your plans. Kista Mobility Week has been a staple in Kista Science City since 2016 – it is without a doubt the most exciting week every year. This time it’s bigger than ever – Ericsson and the City of Stockholm will, together […]

Student Proposals for Urban Innovation in Kista

Student Proposals for Urban Innovation in Kista

Master’s students in the Urban Infrastructure course at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology were asked to develop imaginative and creative proposals for the Urban ICT Arena through a combination of technological innovation and urban development.

Comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan - a master thesis

Comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan – a master thesis

A number of students of KTH are studying the differences and comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan in the Urban ICT Arena for their master thesis.

City as a Platform (CaaP)

City as a Platform (CaaP)

How can we create a smarter use of sensors in our cities?

Smart Specialization

Smart Specialization

In accordance with the European Commission’s Cohesion Policy, Urban ICT Arena have defined its role within smart specialization in the Stockholm Region – Sustainable and Connected City.

Ignite Public

Ignite Public

In Ignite Public we match relevant startups with the needs of public sector. This pilot project is run by Ignite Sweden and Kista Science City. The project builds on the model developed by Ignite Sweden for corporate and startup collaboration. With well-proven tools the project will identify challenges, and match these with new innovations and solutions from start-ups.