Monthly Archives: February 2021

MDI provided Swedish Tillväxtanalys with background research on investment promotion in the Kotka-Hamina region

Tillväxtanalys studied experiences of promoting four investment processes in Sweden and Finland. MDI brought an international perspective to the study and, as an assignment, explained how Finland was working to promote the Northvolt battery plant’s investment in the Kotka-Hamina region. The purpose of the background study was to shed light on Finland’s investment attraction and … Continue reading MDI provided Swedish Tillväxtanalys with background research on investment promotion in the Kotka-Hamina region

Kymenlaakso’s smart specialisation strategy and scenarios have been updated

MDI carried out the Smart Specialisation Strategy 2.0 and the Kymenlaakso 2040 Scenario Update for the Regional Council of Kymenlaakso. Smart specialisation is a strategic approach for developing and reforming business and responding to future skills requirements in selected key areas. The goal of smart specialisation is a competitive, attractive and vibrant Kymenlaakso. The top … Continue reading Kymenlaakso’s smart specialisation strategy and scenarios have been updated

Citizens worked out their participatory budgeting ideas in Helsinki’s OmaStadi Regional virtual workshops

MDI went to meet (virtually) the townspeople of Helsinki to hear how they would like to develop the city. MDI supported the OmaStadi project by designing the process and facilitating, together with the city’s borough liaisons, eight large district Alueraksa-workshops where city residents jointly developed their ideas. These ideas will then be voted on at … Continue reading Citizens worked out their participatory budgeting ideas in Helsinki’s OmaStadi Regional virtual workshops