MDI spars and designs development strategies and programme preparation.
We guide our customers through the strategy work, design development programmes, and draw enthusiastic roadmaps for the future.
We strive for sparring and interactive evaluations.
We carry out sparring ex ante, interim and ex post evaluations of development programmes and organisations with an urge for development.
MDI carries out both long-term research and rapid, practical studies.
We carry out both long-term studies and various rapid, practical studies and inspiring experiments for new approaches.
MDI in numbers
1 main thought, idea and goal – regional development with impact
100+ workshops annually
500+ tailored thematic interviews
3 000+ participants in workshops and events
20 000+ respondents in our surveys
100 000+ kilometres by train to meet our clients
Janne Antikainen, Lic.Phil. (Human Geography)
Development Director, Partner, Chairman +358 40 764 1829 email@example.com
Timo Aro, D.Soc.Sc.
Specialist +358 45 657 7890 firstname.lastname@example.org
Elina Auri, M.A.
Specialist +358 50 351 3023 email@example.com
Susanna Haanpää, M.Sc. (Planning Geography)
Specialist +358 40 936 8863 firstname.lastname@example.org
Valtteri Laasonen, M.Sc. (Geo)
Specialist, Partner +358 50 533 0604 email@example.com
Benjamin Heikkinen, M.Sc. (Admin.)
Specialist +358 40 410 9310 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jaakko Huttunen, M.Sc. (Planning Geography)
Specialist +358 40 665 2356 email@example.com
Samuli Manu, B.Soc.Sc. (Sociology)
Specialist +358 50 356 3980 firstname.lastname@example.org
Minna Mayer, D.Soc.Sc.
Specialist +358 40 709 6898 email@example.com
Iida Mäkelä, B.Soc.Sc.
Specialist, trainee +358 44 588 7040 firstname.lastname@example.org
Juho Nyman, M.Sc. (Geo)
Specialist +358 50 321 8790 email@example.com
Sinikukka Pyykkönen, M.Sc. (Admin.), B.Sc. (Pol.Sc.)
Specialist +358 40 846 0846 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sari Rannanpää, M.Phil.
Specialist +358 50 523 6872 email@example.com
Tommi Ranta, D.Sc. (Econ. & BA)
Managing Director, Partner +358 40 588 2839 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ilppo Soininvaara, M.Sc.
Specialist +358 50 411 0980 email@example.com
Jere Talvitie, B.Sc. (Admin.)
Specialist, trainee +358 50 301 4698 firstname.lastname@example.org
Satu Tolonen, M.Sc. (Planning Geography)
Specialist +358 40 704 3247 email@example.com
Mikko Valtakari, Lic. Phil. (Planning Geography)
Specialist, partner +358 40 569 1568 firstname.lastname@example.org
Anssi Kumpula, B.Sc. (Econ.)
Graphic Designer +358 50 357 9252 email@example.com
Eero Holstila, M.Sc.Soc.
Senior Advisor, Urban Policy 050 567 2087 firstname.lastname@example.org
Timo Hämäläinen, M.Sc., M.A.
Advisor, Urban Policy 040 510 0313 email@example.com
Jari Kolehmainen, D.Sc. (Admin.)
Senior Advisor, urban and regional development +358 40 584 9077 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jukka Vesalainen, D.Sc. (Econ. & BA)
Senior Advisor 050 562 5048 email@example.com
Osmo Soininvaara, Lic. (Soc. Sci.)
Senior Policy Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org
Jarl Matti Anttila, M.Sc. (Econ. & BA)
Partner, Board Member 041 439 2582 email@example.com
Anssi Uitto, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Partner, Board Member 040 527 3844 firstname.lastname@example.org
Petri Jalasto, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Senior Advisor, Transport Policy email@example.com
In recent years, the term “positive gaming position” has emerged in soccer talk. It means that the player must already have a forward direction towards the attack direction, which will allow faster gameplay – take the game fast forward. MDI made an analysis of the regional development company Posintra Ltd’s position and role in development … Continue reading In search of a Positive Gaming Position for Posintra Ltd
MDI facilitated an innovation camp for nutrient recycling in Tuusula on 10-11 April 2018. The camp was hosted by the Natural Resources Insitute. The Finnish Rural Network took part in the arrangements. The camp focus was on searching for symbiotic solutions for improved nutrient recycling, as well as concrete new openings and follow-up steps for … Continue reading Innovation camp focused on improving nutrient recycling
MDI carries out evaluation of the farm advisory service measure of the Mainland Finland RDP during 2016–2019. The second interim report, which examined the farm advisory service measure especially from a regional point of view, was completed in April 2018. The assessment was based on monitoring information, other statistical and documentary material, and expert interviews. … Continue reading Farm advisory service measure of the RDF Programme assessed from a regional point of view
The regional governance, health and social services reform dramatically changes the service paths and processes as well as interfaces between organisation in services for the long-term unemployed, people with long-term illness, and immigrants. In the new, county-driven system, steering models be play an essential role in achieving the overall objectives of the reform. MDI has … Continue reading Interfaces in service chains and steering models in counties scanned in two studies