There is more information than ever before, and it is also more valuable than earlier. The City owns unique data related to the region of Turku in all areas of life.
By refining the data gathered, we want to increase understanding of mechanisms which exist in the background of things and phenomena. At the same time, we are able to produce valuable information to support the development of decision making and operations.
The data gathered also makes it possible to offer better and a new kind of services to residents and to increase the efficiency of operations. These procedures of a new type support the well-being and the competitiveness of the region.
Platform Economy Model
The platforms can be physical, digital or environment based formed by services where different actors of the City can solve together different problems related to the operations of the City and, at the same time, promote the creation of new innovations and business.
The platforms are possible basis for networks which make good use of the excellence and the research activities in the Turku region. The development of networks requires cooperation, information flow and openness between different actors.