Monthly Archives: January 2015

MDI Navigates Eastern Uusimaa in Developing Archipelago

Eastern Uusimaa, locating right next to Helsinki, has developed its archipelago with a developing programme since 2012. Beautiful archipelago has enormous potential in, for example, tourism, but as a development environment it is not one of the easiest as there are growing tensions between different interests and also the development funding is in a flux. … Continue reading MDI Navigates Eastern Uusimaa in Developing Archipelago

Metropolitan Policy Quick-Evaluation by MDI

Metropolitan policy has been implemented in Finland since 2007. Key themes have been land use, living and transport, international competitiveness, international migration and social cohesion. MDI will conduct a quick evaluation on metropolitan policy as way of development procedure, which has been appreciated for its practicality and tight focus on relevant questions. Challenges have been … Continue reading Metropolitan Policy Quick-Evaluation by MDI

MDI Provides Grants for Master’s Thesis in Regional Development

MDI has opened a call for applications related to academic Master’s Thesis on Regional Development. The thesis may study e.g. municipal structure, co-operation and development of municipalities, analysis and development of regional and local innovation environments, place-based-policy in cities and in rural areas, renewal of regions and development competencies, networked regional development and leadership in … Continue reading MDI Provides Grants for Master’s Thesis in Regional Development