Networking of the Marine Cluster Operators in the Northern Growth Zone was studied in the publication: The Northern Growth Zone as a cluster development platform: Observations from the Marine Cluster Operator Networks, which is now completed (available in Finnish). MDI, along with Sweco Environment, was involved in a study project coordinated by the Turku School … Continue reading Operator network analysis of the marine cluster in the northern growth zone was completed
MDI will get a strong addition to its team when Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith moves from the Prime Minister’s Office to MDI from the beginning of February 2019. Kaisa defended her doctoral thesis about the change in European administrative structures, and in recent years she has been developing experimental Finland and reforming state administration. For the past … Continue reading Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith joins MDI
MDI is carrying out an study considering city of Kauhava’s image. The study consists of two different surveys that are aimed at the local citizens and businesses. The results of the survey will be used to enhance Kauhava’s brand, their organizational communication and public relations. The survey is also supporting the measurement of Kauhava’s strategy … Continue reading City of Kauhava’s image under construction
MDI planned an extensive analysis on the demographics and the migration for the city of Kokkola. In the project, the population trends and migration were examined by combining different materials about these issues. The most important findings were presented in a workshop in Kokkola with the city’s management. The project was finished in November 2018.
MDI made an evaluation for the National Audit Office of Finland about the sparsely populated rural areas. The evaluation consisted of the development, the current profile and the future of the area. The evaluation was based on statistics and prior research about the area. The evaluation also contained maps about the sparsely populated rural area, … Continue reading MDI studied sparsely populated rural areas