Come and join us in Europe’s largest SMART CITY EXPO
    to network and meet customers and partners.

    November 19th – 21st 2019
    Barcelona, Spain

     Contact your country partner to register now.  


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    The congress will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by our cities, encourage out of the box thinking and inspire a worldwide call for action in order to develop smarter and more sustainable cities.

     Smart City Expo World Congress 


It’s not a place – it’s a state of mind.

Add to My Calendar 2019-11-19 09:00:00 2019-11-21 18:00:00 Europe/Madrid Welcome to the Nordic Pavilion! Smart City Expo Barcelona, Spain The Nordics asn@cleancluster.dk

Welcome to the Nordic Pavilion!

The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the world’s largest meeting place within the Smart City market. It brings together 600 exhibitors and over 18 000 participants from businesses and cities from all around the world.

This year, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland will combine their forces for the second time to set up one common Nordic pavilion for Nordic companies and cities, with an exclusive program for exhibitors, partners and clients. We can strengthen our Nordic brand on technology and sustainability leadership as well as have a greater impact to global markets together. The pavilion will have exhibition stands, meeting tables and space for presentations.
Cleantech Scandinavia, Innovation Norway, CLEAN and Business Finland will provide an opportunity for cleantech companies, cities and regions to showcase their smart solutions as part of the joint Nordic pavilion.

We collaborate to optimize the relationships between the Nordic Countries and to showcase the overall potential of Scandinavia.

You will find Nordic solutions, companies, cities and regions of all sizes to showcase their smart city solutions.

Ready-to-market solutions!

Connect with brands that offer solutions for global audiences and horizons

Build your smart city brand with us!

Connect directly with solution providers to match your city’s needs and ambitions

Culture of collaboration!

The Nordics are ahead in the Smart City development and sustainable solutions. And we love partnerships around the world!

Set-up bilateral meetings

and get to know our nordic profiles


The program at the Pavilion brought together 400+ Nordic participants and international guests. The program hosted solution seeking, exchange and networking in various ways, from workshops to mingling receptions.

Meet the Nordic Cities!

Connect with city representatives from Nordic cities

International Cities and Delegations

International cities and country delegations are welcome to book visits with us

Mingling and Business Buzz

Various receptions, gala dinner and the Nordic Happy Hour offer various fun ways to meet new people! Nordic exhibitors can request to host a reception slot by contacting their Pavilion country organizer

Nordic Smart Cities Roundtable

Offer a challenge and get to know selected solutions from the Nordics and international best practices


PRE-EVENT: International Smart City Business Forum

Location: World Trade Centre Barcelona
Format: Workshops, keynotes and match-making
About: The forum provides a platform for 
governments, city representatives, startups,
SMEs, corporates, experts and investors to 
initiate long-term partnerships.
The forum is a partnership between the Nordics
and the Netherlands, supported by ITEA3.

More here: https://smartcitybf2019.b2match.io/
9:00 – 16:30

Opening of the Nordic Pavilion

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Reception 
11:00 – 11:30

Meet the Nordic Cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations and speed meetings 
You will meet: Narvik (NO), Stockholm (SE), Tampere (FI), Rana (NO)
The presentations are directly followed
by speed-meetings between the cities and 
Nordic companies.
11:30 – 12:00

Meet the Nordic Companies

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Pitches 
About: Pitching sessions by the exhibiting companies.

12:00 – 13.00

Speed-meetings with Nordic Cities and Companies

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Speed-meetings 
About: Speed-meetings between the Nordic cities
and companies.

13:00 – 14.00

Viable Cities reception

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Reception by Viable Cities, Sweden.
14:00 – 15:00

Smart Cities Norway – National roadmap for sustainable smart cities and communities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
15:00 – 15:20

Bodø – Smart city in the Arctic & Asker – Roadmap for 100 % electrical vehicles

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Sandnes: From national to local – how we ustilize the national roadmap of smart cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Nordic Edge: Joining forces to make smart cities sustainable

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Nordic Innovation lab: How to scale up from the Nordics

Location: Nordic Pavilion
15:50 – 16:00

Smart City Center of Excellence by Aalto University and TalTech

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentation
About: Meet the people behind the innovation network Smart City Cluster
Denmark and hear about the work with accelerating the innovation of
Smart City technology in Denmark 
16:00 – 16:30

The Nordic as a Living Lab by Smart City Cluster Denmark

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Smart City Sweden

Location: Nordic Pavilion
17:00 – 17:30

City of Tampere – Ecosystems Smart City

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Smart Tampere promotes digitalisation, business ecosystems and 
sustainable development in 2017– 2021. Which produce digital services 
facilitating daily life, increases wellbeing, safety and security, as 
well as promotes smooth mobility. Smart Tampere creates new globally 
scalable solutions for a smart city together with businesses, research 
institutes and citizens. The objective is to grow sustainably and to be 
carbon neutral by 2030 and strengthen Tampere as an internationally 
attractive cluster of expertise.
17:30 – 18:30

Nordic networking dinner

Location: Restaurant
Format: Stand-up dinner 
About: By Invitation Only.
19:00 - 00:00

Nordic Smart City Roundtables

Format: Roundtable discussions
About: The goal of this workshop is to
provide/develop solutions to thematic
challenges specified by Nordic cities and
companies. The method of the workshop is to
have an Interactive workshop/Roundtable
discussions. Sign-up is needed.

9.00-9.30 Mingling and coffee
9.30-12.00 Workshop

9:30 – 12:00

Meet the Cities: Doing innovation with private companies in the Nordic by Smart City Cluster Denmark

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations
About: Smart City Custer Denmark will host this event
12:30 - 13:00

Stockholm – What are the opportunities and challenges developing a smart city?

Location: Nordic Pavilion
About: Panel discussion by the City of Stockholm,
13:00 – 13:30

Meet the Nordic Cities

Location: Nordic Pavilion
Format: Presentations and speed meetings 
You will meet: Helsinki (FI), Kristiansand (NO), Helsingborg (SE)
and Vantaa (FI)
The presentations are directly followed
by speed-meetings between the cities and 
Nordic companies.

Last Mile – Smart Mobility Solutions from Finland

Location: Nordic Pavilion
About: City of Vantaa improves transport experiences through 
the utilisation of smart mobility services. In the reception 
you'll hear more about the Last Mile project, in which 
sustainable mobility service concepts are developed with 
several stakeholders. You'll also meet three interesting 
companies pitching smart mobility solutions that are developed 
and tested during the project.
14:30 – 15:00

TRD 3.0 – Trondheim university-municipality: “A smart sustainable future needs a +CityxChange”

Location: Nordic Pavilion
15:00 – 15:30

Vaisala – Smart ways to manage air quality with data and modelling & Visualize and manage your street network with AI

Location: Nordic Pavilion
”Smart ways to manage air quality with data and modelling” 
Speaker: John Liljelund, Head of Air Quality
“Visualize and manage your street network with AI” 
Speaker: Markus Melander, Head of Business Development, CV Solutions
15:30 – 15:50

Mixmove: Smart city logistics – helping you coordinate and consolidate city freight

Location: Nordic Pavilion


Location: Nordic Pavilion
16:10 – 16:30

6Aika Energy Wise Cities-project

Location: Nordic Pavilion


Location: Nordic Pavilion

Traq – Consent management made easy

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Nordic Happy Hour Reception

Location: Pavilion 
Format: General Networking
About: We invite you to the Nordic Happy Hour!
Come to the pavilion to mingle with the cities
and companies and taste some Nordic-inspired
tapas and drinks.
17:30 – 18:30

Delegation Visit: USA

Location: Nordic Pavilion
About: Country delegation visit from the U.S.A.
9:30 – 10:30

UN Smart Cities – United for Smart Sustainable Cities Implementation Program

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Nordic Lighthouse cities – Smart, Bold and Collaborative

Location: Pavilion 
Format: Presentations and panel discussion
About: Nordic Lighthouse projects are
forerunners in CO2 emission reductions and
citizen engagement. We show you how.
11:00 – 12:00


Location: Nordic Pavilion

Circular Oslo – Circular Regions: A multi-stakeholder regional initiative accelerating the Circular Economy supporting bottom-up and top-down circular solutions

Location: Nordic Pavilion

Digital Business Transformation (DBT), presentation by Christian Holmegaard Mossing

Location: Pavilion 
Format: Presentation
12:30 – 13:00

International Delegations

Location: Nordic Pavilion
About: International cities, country delegations etc.
can request visiting slots from 30 min. to 1 h.
13:00 – 14:00


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Fira de Barcelona (Gran Via Venue)
Avinguda Joan Carles I, 58
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain

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