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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Timo Aro, D.Soc.Sc.
Specialist +358 45 657 7890 email@example.com
Elina Auri, M.A.
Specialist 050 351 3023 firstname.lastname@example.org
Susanna Haanpää, M.Sc. (Planning Geography)
Specialist 040 936 8863 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
Valtteri Laasonen, M.Sc. (Geo)
Specialist, Partner 050 533 0604 firstname.lastname@example.org
Samuli Manu, B.Soc.Sc. (Sociology)
Specialist 050 356 3980 email@example.com
Juho Nyman, M.Sc. (Geo)
Specialist +358 50 321 8790 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sinikukka Pyykkönen, M.Sc. (Admin.), B.Sc. (Pol.Sc.)
Specialist 040 846 0846 email@example.com
Sari Rannanpää, M.Phil.
Specialist 050 523 6872 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tommi Ranta, D.Sc. (Econ. & BA)
Managing Director, Partner +358 40 588 2839 email@example.com
Ilppo Soininvaara, M.Sc.
Specialist 050 411 0980 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jere Talvitie, B.Sc. (Admin.)
Specialist, trainee +358 50 301 4698 email@example.com
Satu Tolonen, M.Sc. (Planning Geography)
Specialist +358 40 704 3247 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mikko Valtakari, Lic. Phil. (Planning Geography)
Specialist, partner +358 40 569 1568 email@example.com
Anssi Kumpula, B.Sc. (Econ.)
Graphic Designer 050 357 9252 firstname.lastname@example.org
Eero Holstila, M.Sc.Soc.
Senior Advisor, Urban Policy 050 567 2087 email@example.com
Timo Hämäläinen, M.Sc., M.A.
Advisor, Urban Policy 040 510 0313 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jari Kolehmainen, D.Sc. (Admin.)
Senior Advisor, urban and regional development +358 40 584 9077 email@example.com
Jukka Vesalainen, D.Sc. (Econ. & BA)
Senior Advisor 050 562 5048 firstname.lastname@example.org
Osmo Soininvaara, Lic. (Soc. Sci.)
Senior Policy Advisor email@example.com
Jarl Matti Anttila, M.Sc. (Econ. & BA)
Partner, Board Member 041 439 2582 firstname.lastname@example.org
Anssi Uitto, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Partner, Board Member 040 527 3844 email@example.com
Petri Jalasto, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Senior Advisor, Transport Policy firstname.lastname@example.org
Since the beginning of 2017, all the unemployed job-seekers have been interviewed every three months by the state employment services. This is one of the activities in Prime Minister Sipilä’s governmental programme to improve employment situation and support employment. MDI leads a research consortium that has been appointed to conduct an impact evaluation of the … Continue reading MDI conducts impact evaluation of scheduled interviews for the unemployed
MDI has launched an evaluation research in the end of 2017 by the order of Ministry of Education and Culture. The evaluation focuses on finding out the effectiveness and impacts of state subsidies directed to national film production and independent TV production. The evaluation clarifies the overall understanding of the economic status of film industry … Continue reading MDI evaluates the effectiveness and impacts of state subsidies in film production
MDI takes part in a research project aiming at defining objectives for information and knowledge management in counties as well as evaluating the current status and plans in the preparation of reform. The project is funded as a part of Government’s Analysis, Assessment, and Research Activities. Information and knowledge management is divided into three categories … Continue reading Future Information and Knowledge Management in Counties
MDI continues the series of interesting government’s analysis, assessment and research activities. During this year, MDI will examine the incentive of the state subsidy system for municipal growth and planning. The work reviews the state subsidy system based on theory and empiria, looks at the features of a good state subsidy system and identifies the … Continue reading MDI explores the incentive of the state subsidy system for municipal growth and planning