Monthly Archives: June 2020

The Good Life Index supports municipal strategic planning and knowledge management

With funding from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, MDI will implement a research project in which the aim is to map the good life of municipalities and village communities and, on the basis of the survey, develop the Good Life Index to support municipal strategic planning and knowledge management. The project aims to diversify … Continue reading The Good Life Index supports municipal strategic planning and knowledge management

The ‘small urbanisation’ phenomenon underlies migration within the city and immigration to it

MDI carried out a study on ‘Small urbanisation’ for the Regional City Network which examined demographic development and the dynamics of demographic formation in 56 regional cities and within a regional city. The analysis was based on an analysis of Statistics Finland’s statistical data and the classification of different areas of municipalities on the basis … Continue reading The ‘small urbanisation’ phenomenon underlies migration within the city and immigration to it

Short-term education and training will continue to be needs in order to service the economy’s rapidly changing labour requirements

MDI and TK-Eval carried out a study on the effectiveness of the government’s short-term education and training measures in the period 2017–2020 which were designed to improve participant’s employment prospects. The study was commissioned by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy and the Ministry of Education and Culture which funded the measures. The measures … Continue reading Short-term education and training will continue to be needs in order to service the economy’s rapidly changing labour requirements

ELSA Testbed got alternative models for organising activities

MDI developed the management model of ELSA Testbed, the innovation and testing environment for development of social and health care in South Karelia. ELSA Testbed offers companies a real-life platform to test and pilot product and services supporting independent living (and ageing) in place. ELSA Testbed’s services are provided in cooperation by Eksote, LUT and … Continue reading ELSA Testbed got alternative models for organising activities

The evaluation of the operating model of bridge agreements produces development proposals

MDI will carry out a study for the Ministry of Employment and the Economy to review the bridge agreement operating model and process as well as the effects of these agreements whilst also defining a proposal for the criteria to be used to select possible new bridge agreement areas. The bridge agreement is a process … Continue reading The evaluation of the operating model of bridge agreements produces development proposals