Monthly Archives: August 2017

MDI to develop services around railway stations

Railway stations and their surroundings have become the buzzing oasis’ in urban development. There are plenty of possibilities for designing services e.g. to ease commuting and leisure travelling of to otherwise serve the residents. Growth Corridor Finland has appointed MDI to carry out a pilot during autumn aiming at scanning possible services and services providers … Continue reading MDI to develop services around railway stations

MDI evaluates administration of ESIF

ESIF consists of five structural and investment funds, of which Finland utilises four: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Social Fund (ESF), European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EFF). MDI is part of a European consortium that has been appointed to carry out an evaluation by DG … Continue reading MDI evaluates administration of ESIF

MDI Examines the Vitality Services of Small Cities in Regional Reform

Small cities play an important role in the vitality of the whole country. Small cities are currently heavily influenced by the changes in the operating environment. The roles and services in developing the vitality of regions are currently being redesigned in the regional reform. The reform will change the division of labor between municipalities and … Continue reading MDI Examines the Vitality Services of Small Cities in Regional Reform

Strategy process for Kuortane

Kuortane is a municipality of about 3700 inhabitants located in South Ostrobotnia region in Finland. Kuortane is set to renew its strategy during the autumn 2017. MDI helps in designing the content of the strategy by planning, organsing and implementing a two-day strategy seminar for the local councillors and management group of Kuortane. Before the … Continue reading Strategy process for Kuortane