Information for the Press

Public relations contact:

UrbanZee
Aschwin van der Woude
CEO / Caring Ecosystems Officer

Email:   
Phone:   +358 50 5676 665
Address: Tykistökatu 4 B c/o SparkUp
         20520, Turku, Finland

Press kit

Our Press kit contains:

  • Basic corporate information and history
  • Background on key people
  • Summary of our business plan and focus
  • Example visuals based on measurements in Turku
  • UrbanZee logo

Press-releases

Air quality startup starts pilot in Salo

The City of Salo and UrbanZee have agreed on a pilot during summer 2018. Specific areas in Salo will be measured twice a week, such as the centre area, Halikko, Tupuri, Viitanummi and Vanutehtaanmäki. A mobile app will be released later to provide citizens with access to this information. Salo is one of the most …

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Air quality startup invited to judge at educational hackathon

Education in Finland has for a long time ranked high among all other countries in the world, and was even number one for many years. Finnish education continues to evolve, and the latest trend is involving students in real-world problems by connecting students with companies that pose a challenge. The solutions to these challenges can …

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Turku University organises innovation camp for air quality startup in Turku

During the past few years Turku university has been developing a more entrepreneurial focus. Kasvupajat.fi is one of the projects combining the extensive expertise of the region’s higher education institutions to meet the needs of different industries in ways that benefit everyone: companies, teachers, researchers, students and other people. Kasvunpajat.fi is an interregional initiative in …

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Turku-based Air-quality startup participates in international well-being hackathon

Well-being and health-care have traditionally not been supported by technologies other than those found in hospitality. With the ubiquity of mobile phones, and the rise of wearable computers, the combination with health-care and well-being has a tremendous potential. With funding from the Asia programme within the ministry of education, the Turku and Tampere universities of …

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A startup in Turku revolutionises the way air quality is measured

A Turku, Finland based startup has developed a novel mobile method to measure air quality in urban areas. Their method is deployed on vehicles that go where people go (e.g. public busses) and measures entire cities or parts of a city in great geographic detail. This new innovation utilises a technology that measures the seven …

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