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City of Tampere

Tampere is the third largest city in Finland and the largest inland centre in the Nordic countries.

Currently there are 238 140 inhabitants in Tampere (year 2019), and close to half a million inhabitants in Tampere Region, which comprises Tampere and its neighbouring municipalities.

Tampere’s population density is 448 per square kilometre. Tampere is one of the three most rapidly developing regions in Finland. It is a centre of leading-edge technology, research, education, culture, sports and business.


Our challenges

Challenges of the City of Tampere

Open for application
Use and Usability of Outdoor Public Spaces in Cities

As a trailblazer in Smart City development and Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning, Tampere, the 3rd largest city in Finland, wants to optimize the use of outdoor public spaces, and in this challenge you'll have the chance to jump into the driver's seat.

Life On Land, Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Reducing Inequality
Data and software services for a sustainable city

The City of Tampere aims to be carbon neutral by 2030. The city's climate actions have been compiled into the Carbon Neutral Tampere 2030 Roadmap.The roadmap includes 236 actions under six themes: urban planning, mobility, construction, energy, consumption and nature.To achieve carbon neutrality, the everyday actions of citizens have a huge impact.The way we live, move and consume affects greatly the emissions and thus the goal.Sustainable Tampere 2030 initiative is trying to tackle these issues

Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities
International Talent retention in City of Tampere

The competition for talent is rapidly intensifying. Cities and regions are taking active steps to enhance their attractiveness to international talent and skilled professionals. However, locating and attracting the right talent is just half of the work, cities also need strategies for retaining international talent

Quality Education, Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Partnerships for the Goals
Data and software services for a sustainable city

Housing and transportation are two main factors for the carbon footprint of modern cities. With smart solutions we can reduce the costs of living and the energy consumption of buildings and offer better services for residents, visitors, employees, and companies. By following and tracking our transportation habits we can better offer services and guide people and corporations to make sustainable choices.

Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action