Monthly Archives: April 2017

Vigour to Counties

Prime Minister Sipilä’s Government Programme aims at pushing Finland on a path of sustainable growth and improved employment. As a significant part of employment objective in the Government Programme, regional experiments related to labour and business services will be launched during 2017 and 2018. The experiments the organisation of public labour and business services will … Continue reading Vigour to Counties

MDI will draw the picture of future trends to 2050 for Helsinki Region Transport

Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) is involved in the drafting of the regional land use, housing and transport plan (MAL 2019). As part of the preparation of the plan, identification of the general future trends related to the MAL design will be based on the scenarios for the target years 2030 and 2050 of the MAL … Continue reading MDI will draw the picture of future trends to 2050 for Helsinki Region Transport

Concept for leading cooperation in Suupohja region

SEK is a federation of municipalities in the Suupohja region (Isojoki, Karijoki, Kauhajoki, Teuva) focusing on business and regional development. SEK is developing the competitiveness of Suupohja region by supporting and sparring startups and SMEs, carrying out regional development projects, and taking care of regional lobbying. SEK is also coordinating the regional cooperation between municipalities … Continue reading Concept for leading cooperation in Suupohja region

MDI part of a consortium studying results and impacts of the RDP 2014-2020 on competitiveness of agribusiness

The Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 aims at improving the competitiveness of agribusiness. MDI acts as a subcontractor in the evaluation of competitiveness led by PTT. The work is mainly based on monitoring and statistical data. The evaluation aims at being as contra-factual as possible. The evaluation is conducted in three phases: In 2017 the focus … Continue reading MDI part of a consortium studying results and impacts of the RDP 2014-2020 on competitiveness of agribusiness

Cultural environment as a resource in the new regions

Management of the cultural environmental issues will change drastically due to regional reform in the following years. The current managing bodies are ELY centres, regional councils, municipalities and museums. In 2019 the ELY centres and regional councils will quit their actions. Ministry of the Environment has commissioned MDI to study the impacts of regional reform … Continue reading Cultural environment as a resource in the new regions