Monthly Archives: January 2020

The RDI activities of social welfare and health organisations are extensively studied

MDI and NHG Consulting are carrying out a study of the RDI activities of those organisations receiving STEA grants from the Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health organisations (https://www.stea.fi/web/en/frontpage). The study examines the factors that contribute to the development of research, development and innovation activities in social and health care organisations, the challenges they … Continue reading The RDI activities of social welfare and health organisations are extensively studied

Leader is ‘the engine’ for local development

According to the Leader-assessment, the greatest added value of Leader lies in social capital and local knowledge. In the future, the Leader approach should however be both reformed and strengthened. Leader is a community-based rural development programme, based on the principles of area-based, bottom-up, local partnership. It is multidisciplinary, innovative, interregional and involves international cooperation … Continue reading Leader is ‘the engine’ for local development

Value-based steering in social and healthcare and in employment services helps to steer these services towards their goals

The report Route map to value-based steering of the VN TEAS-project Value-based steering in social and healthcare and in employment services has now been published. The project created a value-based screening model for social and healthcare and employment services which looks at the service system from the customer’s perspective. In addition, the main objective of … Continue reading Value-based steering in social and healthcare and in employment services helps to steer these services towards their goals

The digital information service visualises the business environment in Tampere region

MDI implemented a digital information service for Business Tampere, gathering together the information necessary to describe the operating and business environment of Tampere region. The service is the first to provide this kind of coverage in Finland. The purpose of the visualisation package is to describe and promote Tampere as a business area with a … Continue reading The digital information service visualises the business environment in Tampere region

In Kuopio, urban living interests – city centre residents are most satisfied with their housing

We carried out a survey of Kuopio housing trends and new residential areas for the City of Kuopio, examining the housing preferences of Kuopio residents identifying their recognition of new, planned and under construction residential areas in Kuopio. An extensive population survey examined Kuopio residents’ views on future housing. According to the results, the residents … Continue reading In Kuopio, urban living interests – city centre residents are most satisfied with their housing