Monthly Archives: January 2021

MDI supports Oulu in applying for the status of European Capital of Culture

The city of Oulu is applying for the status of European Capital of Culture for 2026. This is the most important cultural initiative of the European Union. Oulu has been selected for the second round to compete for the status of Capital of Culture together with Tampere and Savonlinna. MDI was responsible for translating the … Continue reading MDI supports Oulu in applying for the status of European Capital of Culture

Companies in the Ostrobothnian ELY Central Region need skilled labour

In the autumn of 2020, MDI carried out a study for the Ostrobothnian Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment which focused on mapping the skills needs of companies and the measures taken by companies to ensure the availability of skilled labour. The study was based on the employment development in the Ostrobothnia ELY … Continue reading Companies in the Ostrobothnian ELY Central Region need skilled labour

The Business Attraction Strategy for Northern Central Finland highlighted the importance of seamless cooperation between municipalities and actors in the region

MDI carried out  a regional placement strategy for the Development Company, Karstula-Region Oy. The aim was to highlight the attractiveness of the area in terms of business location. The strategy emphasises the importance of shared commitment and common rules. Remote workers and specialist entrepreneurs, whose work is location-independent, are seen as providing important new potential … Continue reading The Business Attraction Strategy for Northern Central Finland highlighted the importance of seamless cooperation between municipalities and actors in the region

The LHT network has an important role to play in the national and regional planning of Land use, Housing and Sustainable Transportation and urban development

MDI carried out an assessment of The Finnish national Land use, Housing and Sustainable Transportation Network (LHT). The purpose of the evaluation work was, in accordance with the ‘continuous development ideology’, to take a snapshot of the current state of play, to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the LHT network and, above all, to … Continue reading The LHT network has an important role to play in the national and regional planning of Land use, Housing and Sustainable Transportation and urban development