Monthly Archives: March 2017

MDI sparred ProAgria group in network development

ProAgria is a Finnish expert organization providing an extensive network of specialists and a wide range of services to rural entrepreneurs. The changes in the surrounding environment challenges ProAgria to operate in networks and networked business model to solve their customers’ problems. MDI helped ProAgria group in designing and implementing network strategy. MDI sparred the … Continue reading MDI sparred ProAgria group in network development

Southern Finland’s development corridors profiled by MDI

The development of the regions is channelled more and more to development corridors crossing administrative borders. The Region of Uusimaa (Finlands capital region) is preparing the launch of a new comprehensive regional plan, and a key part of this preparatory work is prioritising focus areas of development on regional structure and on main transport networks. … Continue reading Southern Finland’s development corridors profiled by MDI

Research supports governmental reforms

The joint analysis, assessment and research activities, coordinated by the Government (VN TEAS), generate information that supports decision-making, working practices and management by knowledge. In the beginning of 2017, Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health launched a research project that supports the implementation of health, social services and regional government … Continue reading Research supports governmental reforms

Sastamala – from friction to vitality

Sastamala tries to turn the on-going structural changes and challenges from friction to regional vitality. The work includes a total of six different tasks: the intensification of cooperation with the business sector and the third sector; producing vitality services together with other actors, as well as experimentation of different methods in producing service; the development … Continue reading Sastamala – from friction to vitality

MDI spars Seinäjoki’s new sector of vitality and competitiveness

The city of Seinäjoki has decided to reshape its organisation starting from 1st June 2017. The new vitality and competitiveness sector and the board steering its’ operations will cover the city’s development and employment services, development of vitality, lobbying, stakeholder relationships, and international affairs as well as communication, marketing, events, and tasks for promoting health … Continue reading MDI spars Seinäjoki’s new sector of vitality and competitiveness