Monthly Archives: October 2017

Vitality programme for Forssa region

Forssa region includes the city of Forssa and the municipalities of Tammela, Jokioinen, Humppila and Ypäjä. Region is located next to the city of Hämeenlinna, in the middle of Finnish growth triangle Helsinki-Tampere-Turku. Municipalities have jointly decided to boost the vitality in the region and to design a vitality programme to further guide the work. … Continue reading Vitality programme for Forssa region

Workshops for Growth services in Central Ostrobotnia and Ostrobotnia

The ongoing regional government, health and social services reform brings along changes in the services for SMEs, as the tasks of Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres) will be transferred to regions. MDI spars regional experts in Central Ostrobotnia and Ostrobotnia by arranging intensive workshops to outline the future service concept … Continue reading Workshops for Growth services in Central Ostrobotnia and Ostrobotnia

Action plan for the development of digital services

The region of South Ostrobotnia is participating an international project ERUDITE aiming at creating digital services through open innovation and social return on investment (SEROI) processes which will build partnerships between businesses, citizens and public administrations. MDI organises an innovation event in Seinäjoki to share ideas and make plans for developing digital services in municipal … Continue reading Action plan for the development of digital services

MDI involved in building a vision for Herttoniemi district

The project started at the beginning of October at Herttoniemi Suburban Festival. In the work, the development of Herttoniemi is looked comprehensively instead of separate plans, and the vision is to develop cooperation with local residents and actors. In addition, the work challenges the city’s reformed organization in finding place-based development in a new way. … Continue reading MDI involved in building a vision for Herttoniemi district

Plans for developing town centres

Four municipalities in the Upper Savo region are seeking to boost their attractiveness and vitality by developing town centres. The city of Iisalmi and municipalities of Lapinlahti, Sonkajärvi and Vieremä have conducted a survey to scan the thoughts and ideas for the development of services in the town centres from inhabitants, businesses and other stakeholders … Continue reading Plans for developing town centres