Helsinki

During the long weekend 24-26 April, a 48 hour hackathon took place at Aalto University in Helsinki.

The partners of the event were Microsoft, Elisa Corporation, VTT, Wellmo and Finnish public transport company, HSL, as well as the CIVIS project. More than 40 participants in 10 teams took part in analyzing the datasets that were open for them in 3 categories. One of the categories was Smart Cities and the participants were presented with CIVIS project and different energy data sets. More info about the event and the results can be found here: http://datasciencehackathon.aalto.fi/