Future. Today.

This is where innovative companies, academia and the public sector meet to create the sustainable cities of tomorrow.

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Welcome to tomorrow.

Located in Kista Science City, one of the world’s leading ICT-clusters, we are an arena for creating, testing and showing the solutions for tomorrow’s sustainable cities.

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Test

We facilitate tests and projects in an actual urban environment. With the help our partners we provide testbeds with a wide array of digital infrastructure available for your applications and devices.

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Show

We like to spread the word about the innovative companies we are working with. Kista Science City is a showroom for smart city solutions. Each year, hundreds of delegates come here from all over the world to experience it first-hand.

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Collaborate

Collaboration is how we make it happen. We bring together academia, public sector and business to create smart solutions for tomorrow’s cities. Today.

Urban Mobility

How people move in the city is changing through technology, connectivity and AI. We are working strategically with different partners in urban mobility projects.

IoT

Our cities are becoming connected. We can help you test smart city applications in a real urban environment.

The latest

Last mile solution for public transport is tested in Kista

Last mile solution for public transport is tested in Kista

Over the next two months, two connected cars will be in service on the streets of Kista. The cars are part of a pilot project, where a service for future public transport is tested. Participants can book trips with an app and be picked up at major transport hubs and...

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5G-powered self-driving, electric minibus premiere at Royal Djurgården

5G-powered self-driving, electric minibus premiere at Royal Djurgården

Next stop, Royal Djurgården. The future of public transport has arrived at Stockholm’s green oasis. Today, a new bus route has been inaugurated where a self-driving, electric minibus connected to 5G will traffic visitors during September. HRH Prince Daniel was among the dignitaries to attend the official inauguration ceremony outside Tekniska museet.

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How safe are drones? Urban ICT Arena is participating in EU study

How safe are drones? Urban ICT Arena is participating in EU study

Drones could be used for everything from delivering goods to inspecting bridges or mapping traffic patterns. However, drones could be a potential safety risk – what happens if they stop function while airborne? Urban ICT Arena is one of the participating partners in an EU study on how to address security-related threats that comes with drones in an urban setting.

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They use AI to manage crowds during the pandemic

They use AI to manage crowds during the pandemic

One of the biggest concerns during the current pandemic has been overcrowding – in public transport, in malls or at the beach. Bumbee Labs, one of Urban ICT Arena’s partners, provides analytics and predictions on crowd data by capturing anonymous Wi-Fi signals in smart mobile phones.

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Next event

Kista Data Day

Time

6 October

Location

Online

Join our community.

We like innovative ideas. Our testbed is ideal for testing smart city applications. We can also assist in making the right connections, facilitate and opening doors.