MDI mapped the developer networks of four LAGs (Local Action Groups) as part of “Enabling rural development” survey. MDI’s trainee Benjamin Heikkinen gathered the material for his master’s thesis in connection with the survey. Benjamin’s thesis “Networks in place-based rural development” was finished in February. Regional developer networks were analysed by examining the main organisation … Continue reading The rural network study material evolved into fresh research
MDI will analyse Häme’s regional development and migration during April and May 2016. The report delves into the departure and arrival of local and regional motives and will form recommendations to further promote the region’s attraction factors. The work consists of three parts: regional profile, structure of the migration and a survey, in which 600 persons will … Continue reading MDI analyses migration in Häme
Key investment attractors from Eastern Finland (ie. From Northern and Southern Savo as well as from North Carelia) will gather together to an attractive location in Rantasalmi on May 23 to 24. to work on workable models for attracting investments to region. In the camp, the most attractive destinations for investment and development platforms will … Continue reading MDI Camp in May: How to Attract Investments to Eastern Finland?
MDI will organize an innovation camp called “Komia Camp” in collaboration with Into Seinäjoki Ltd in Seinäjoki April 5-6, 2016. Komia Camp will bring together the talents of food business. The aim of the camp is to create new types of consumer and user-driven product, service and application ideas related to food distribution channels. n … Continue reading MDI to organise innovation camp in Seinäjoki
MDI has three core areas 1) cities, 2) rural areas and 3) renewing regions and municipalities. Government of Finland coordinates joint analysis, assessment and research activities, which generate information that support decision-making, working practices and management by knowledge. MDI was very successful in the spring 2016 round, as we are currently involved in three projects, … Continue reading Joint Government Research Projects Match Perfectly with MDI’s Profile