HiQ is a leading Nordic company with both regional and global clients. HiQ offers workshops tailored for partners and projects in Urban ICT Arena.

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Nobel Center

Nobelhuset AB’s mission is to plan, design and build the Nobel Center on Blasieholmen in Stockholm and then own and manage the building. The center will host public activities such as exhibitions, school programs, scientific conferences, seminars, roundtable discussions and other meetings. Live drawings and pictures of the building will be made using exciting new technology, including 3D models and virtual reality showrooms.



THINGS is a 2000 m2 hardware hub in downtown Stockholm devoted to the challenge of transforming innovation in small sharp companies to value creation in large companies. Our 30 members focus on IoT, wearables, automation, sensors, robotics and 3D scanning/printing. We actively promote Sweden as a great place to look for IoT experience and solutions in order to facilitate the creation of a strong IoT industry in Sweden.



Associated Partner Futurion is a think tank launched in the spring of 2016 by TCO. All other partners of Urban ICT Arena are welcome to seminars, roundtable discussions and co-creation processes organized by Futurion.

Silver Spring Networks

Silver Spring Networks enables the Internet of Important Things™ by reliably and securely connecting things that matter. Project Owners in Urban ICT Arena are offered access to both the SilverLink wireless IoT network and the SLV6 smart city platform.



Kistamässan is a multi-format venue in the heart of Kista. We help people to move forward towards an improved future by giving them an exceptional experience. We host some 30 major events annually and operate within areas such as digitization, technology and gaming. In the autumn of 2017 we welcome customers to experience the launch […]



Hexatronic is the leading system solution specialist in fiber optic communications. In collaboration with Stokab, Ericsson and other partners, Hexatronic’s aim is to develop, demonstrate and provide a state-of-the-art physical layer system for all future IP-based IT infrastructure.

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The City of Stockholm

The City of Stockholm offers e-services that make it more convenient than ever to be a resident of Stockholm, and is the main investor in the arena. As “the smartest city in the world”, Stockholm will be a city that harnesses the opportunities of digitalization to make life simpler and better for its citizens, companies and visitors.

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IBM Svenska AB

IBM delivers industry solutions built on cognitive, cloud, big data and analytics, mobile, social business and security. IBM contributes the Project Platform for Not Boring Projects to the arena, which is based on IBM’s market-leading collaboration platform IBM Connections.

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Intel’s focus in Urban ICT Arena is on Smart Sustainable Cities, buildings and communications infrastructure (e.g. 5G and low power IP sensor networks). In its first project, Intel is establishing 6LoWPAN to enable an open standard-based testbed for smart city applications in Urban ICT Arena intended for utility use cases such as energy, water, air and traffic.

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Citycon & Kista Galleria

Citycon is a leading owner, manager and developer of urban, grocery-anchored shopping centers in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Kista Galleria has shops, restaurants, a cinema and much more, and also serves as a testbed with 5G, fiber, WiFi and other wireless networks.

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The Hub Hotel

At The Hub, you can book your room via our app, check in online or at our self check-in stations and receive the key code to your room by SMS. A stay at The Hub is synonymous with friendly service, high-standard hotel rooms and an enjoyable time in our Livingroom.

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Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking – transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco is involved in Smart City projects in more than 90 cities around the world and provides the arena and testbed with hardware and/or software solutions.

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Telia Company

Telia and Ericsson have entered into a strategic partnership to enable customers in Stockholm to experience 5G services as early as in 2018. Telia will be an IT Infrastructure Provider in Urban ICT Arena by setting up WiFi.

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The County Administrative Board

The Stockholm County Administrative Board has a broad area of responsibility, which includes the environment, nature, the labor market, skills sourcing, the business community, social development, animal protection, gender equality, integration, transport, infrastructure and housing. The funding from the Stockholm County Administrative Board enables the arena to develop a meeting place and seminar series for Project Owners and Partners and for communicating and showcasing project results.