Better housing for seniors through user-involved co-design

Wednesday June 15
At 09:00–11:00
Site visit / excursion
People first: quality of housing as quality of living
HIPPA-Remote / Metropolia UAS
MPA6, Myllypuro Campus, Metropolia UAS

Registration required

Target group:
Companies, service providers, seniors and students who are interested in to co-design digital solutions for housing of senior citizens.

Event description:
Welcome to presentation and discussion about SmartLab and user-involved co-design with Metropolia UAS, ABB and Skanska and HIPPA-Remote (

SmartLab is a lightweight, authentic apartment that is built to function as a testing facility for developing and testing smart home solutions. SmartLab, located on Metropolia’s Myllypuro campus. It is created built jointly by ABB, Skanska and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.

HIPPA-Remote. The Remote Services for Product Developers to Support Senior Housing supports the well-being and good living of the senior. In addition to human services, digital solutions are needed. The transdisciplinary HIPPA-Remote uses remote and hybrid services to help companies develop user-oriented solutions that meet the needs and preferences of users.

HIPPA-Remote services for companies are:
HIPPA-SEARCH. Customer story bank to support the product development of companies; Co-design services; Testing services and user trials within authentic environments; Commercialization and marketing support.

We are proud to share our experiences of co-designing digital solutions related to housing and present developed products. In our co-design processes there have been involved various participants of seniors, researchers, peers, companies, students and teachers.

Location address: Myllypuro Campus, Metropolia UAS, Myllypurontie 1, 00920 Helsinki.
Metro to Myllypuro from the Central Railway Station takes 16 minutes. Metropolia UAS Campus is right next to the Myllypuro metro station.

Register for this event with the festival registration form.

Organizer's contact details:
HIPPA-Remote / Metropolia UAS
Toini Harra