Smart City Best Practice

  • e-Estonia’s building blocks

    Test City/Living Lab

    with Ülemiste City

    Ülemiste City is a business district located in Tallinn, Estonia. It is known as one of the largest and most significant business campuses in the Baltic region. The environment and community of Ülemiste City support the companies’ ambition to grow. We’re the real-world flexible testbed and catalyst for new technologies and contribute to creating an ecosystem where testing is essential to any product development and service design.

    Test City provides infrastructure for the testing companies, whether office space or the streets and roads on campus, a curious and tech-savvy talent community, and data for value creation. In addition, mentoring, cooperation with universities, data analytics, technical support, marketing assistance and consulting to find funding for projects are offered. The value of Test City is bringing together companies of different sizes and fields of activity, from which new services and business models can emerge

    9.00 – 10.00

    Enter e-Estonia: peek inside the e-state

    Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. e-Estonia invites you to follow the digital journey. The initial part introduces and demonstrates the underlying mechanisms involved in digitizing a society, an overview of the main challenges and policies, an understanding of the infrastructure, e-solutions and services.

    10.00 – 10.45

    Finest Twins smart city initiatives

    with Finest Twins

    First global Cross-Border Smart City Centre of Excellence.  The CoE will match existing leading Smart City research centres around the world by focusing on five key domains for clean and sustainable Smart City development: mobility, energy and the built environment combined with governance, urban analytics and data management.

    11.00 – 11.45

    Smart street lighting

    with Cityntel/Lumoflex

    Cityntel is an innovative Estonian company offering a unique next generation Smart Street Light Control solution Lumoflex. Cityntel is commercializing a decade of R&D from Tallinn University of Technology. Cityntel’s solution has been successfully integrated with products of several luminaire manufacturers and commercial pilots have been installed in Estonia, Germany, Denmark and Greece.

    12.00 – 13.30



    13.30 – 14.15

    Processing mobile big data

    with Positium

    Positium Data Mediator is a scalable Mobile Big Data processing and analytics engine. Its applications include population statistics, mobility studies and tourism data. The Positium Data Mediator was created using the methodology that was developed with the University of Tartu. Its purpose is processing location data from several Mobile Network Operators into meaningful and reliable statistical indicators regarding the aggregated locations and movement flows of people.

    14.30 – 15.15

    Intelligent transportation

    with Ridango

    Ridango is an international technology company that provides market-leading transit solutions and services. Ridango delivers turnkey projects or separate solutions and services for real-time information and state of the art ticketing solutions for transportation agencies and companies.

    15.30 – 16.15

    Smart bike parking solutions

    with Bikeep

    Bikeep is the leading smart commercial bike parking provider in the world. They solve big infrastructure problems with tailored micro mobility solutions for municipalities, transit companies, commercial and residential properties.

    16.30 – 17.00

    Smart Street

    with Eliko

    Smart and wireless street light luminaires can act as service gateways for other street level IoT devices. This enables the creation of new smart urban services based on connected devices that make autonomous decisions. Eliko has already created one such citywide network of smart things in Tallinn.


Visit us physically or virtually

We host impactful events both in our centre and online for government institutions, companies, and media. You’ll get an overview of e-Estonia’s best practices and build links to leading IT-service providers and state experts to support your digitalisation plans.

Questions? Have a chat with us.

Call us: +372 6273157 (Monday to Friday, 9:00-16:30 Estonian time)
Regarding e-Residency, visit their official webpage.

Find us

The Briefing Centre is conveniently located just a 2-minute drive from the airport and 15- to 20-minute drive from the city centre.

You will find us on the ground floor of Valukoja 8, at the central entrance behind the statue of Mr Ernst Julius Öpik. We will meet the delegation at the building’s reception. Kindly note that a booking is required to visit us.

Valukoja 8
11415 Tallinn, Estonia