Solutions for the future.

Grow smarter in a week!

Welcome to join us on Tampere Smart City Week 2021! 

The virtual TSCW conference on 26-28 January 2021 offers you three interesting days with over 200 speakers and eight themes! 

On the opening day Tuesday 26th our keynote speakers will enlighten the visions for the future cities. 

On Wednesday 27th you can choose your favorites from a great variety of topics and speakers and Thursday 28th is all about talents! You will also have an opportunity to network with developers and municipalities all around the world. 
On Thursday there is programme both in English and Finnish.

We warmly invite you to build a better future! Sign up now!

See the detailed schedule for each day below

Opening Day: GrOW. SMart. TOgether.
How does the future of the cities look like? How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect the cities long-term? On the opening day of the conference, our keynote speakers enlighten visions for the future of the cities.

Finland is a great place for innovations. During the week you’ll have a great opportunity to get to know solutions of the future on a virtual show the whole week 25.-29.1.


Collaboration is the key to a smart future. During the conference, you’ll be able to take part on international networks and meet the city deputies as well as the smart city developers. You’ll have an opportunity to network with the other participants by messages and video calls during the whole week 25.-29.1.



Sustainable Smart Traffic

In the future we will need more sustainable and smarter ways for traffic. The hot topic globally right now is the autonomous driving. Come and listen, what kind of projects are ongoing for building a smarter traffic in the future!

Safe society by data & IoT solutions & private 5G

Safety and security is a comprehensive phenomenon that affects us all. In the future safety and security will need more international collaboration on how data driven solutions are done in a way that all of us will stay safe in terms of privacy and security. Come and hear more!

Boost competitiveness through System-on-Chip

Multiple innovations are build in collaboration between university, companies and the city. Find out how System-on-chip product development will grow and what possibilities it will offer.

Learning Together for the Future

Find out possibilities how the education in Tampere is coping with COVID-19. You will also hear about innovative methods for co-learning and learning organizations solving innovation challenges.

Sustainable future​

Come and hear World Smart City Awards 2020 finalist city introducing methods for carbon neutrality by 2030. You will hear insights into climate budget, climate partnership model for companies and citizen engagement.

Building Cities Together

One of the fundamental principles is to put People First in smart city development. We will be showcasing how the city of Tampere is building the city centre with its ambitious construction projects. We will also present solutions from Six City Strategy, Co-Created Solutions for Future Cities.

Healthtech: a driver for healthcare revolution

Resilient health tech industry in Finland is introducing companies’ solutions for the future and the Public-Private-Partnership possibilites. Come and hear how to build a lively ecosystem and good collaboration in the field of health tech!

The home of Future Talent​

Finland is a true home of future
talent. On Tampere Smart City Week we are connecting talents and
companies for the development of new innovations. We will introduce
possibilities for talents and services for companies to find the talents
in Tampere region. Some of the programme is in Finnish.


The virtual conference presents solutions for the future of cities.

The ongoing changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic create an even stronger foundation for the joint development of smart cities. New ways of learning, working, exercising and moving will be an even bigger part of everyone’s daily life. The pandemic challenges us to find new solutions and to reflect how we want to live in the future.

The TSCW2021 conference is organised virtually on 25–28 January 2021. The future trends of smart city development and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be discussed during the event week. The event week presents solutions for urban decision-makers, planners, developers and companies. 

Photo: Mirella Mellonmaa / Business Tampere

Five men sitting on the stage in a panel

Tampere is an attitude.

The growing Tampere urban region is as attractive as always. It’s best known for its casual atmosphere and large initiatives. The magnetic competence hub offers companies and residents a versatile growth environment. It’s no coincidence that Tampere has become one of the most significant smart cities in Finland. It’s easy to invest or settle in or visit Tampere. Everything is near and easily accessible.