Monthly Archives: May 2021

Senior secondary school of Kuusankoski wins the ‘Municipal Vision’ competition

Kouvola’s senior secondary school in Kuusankoski won the ‘Municipal Vision’ (Kuntavisio) pilot competition with its communication-focused idea. As a prize, the team received a €200 reward. In addition, all teams participating in the finals of the competition will each receive regional development grants from MDI at their spring festival. The competition introduced the municipality’s own … Continue reading Senior secondary school of Kuusankoski wins the ‘Municipal Vision’ competition

OmaStadi’s participatory budgeting exercise in participation outreach helps identify resident priorities

The City of Helsinki implements participatory budgeting through the OmaStadi project. In participatory budgeting, citizens can propose small projects and decide how the city will spend 8.8 million euros of the city budget. Participatory budgeting has now reached the stage where proposals are being finalised. In the autumn of 2021, Helsinki residents will be able … Continue reading OmaStadi’s participatory budgeting exercise in participation outreach helps identify resident priorities

Artificial intelligence and digitalisation to accelerate the sustainable growth of SMEs

The aim of the AI ​​4.0 development package of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy is to strengthen Finland’s economic, ecological and social sustainability approach through the application of intelligent technologies and the data business. MDI facilitates the pre-programme strategy process for the sustainable digitisation of manufacturing industry in Finland. The Ministry of Employment … Continue reading Artificial intelligence and digitalisation to accelerate the sustainable growth of SMEs

The Future Review of Contract Fire brigades presents alternative scenarios for 2035

Future review of contract fire brigades Extinguishing, smoldering or flaming? – Alternative future images of contract fire brigade activities up to 2035 examines the current state of contract fire brigade activities and considers a number of future scenarios for their development. Contract fire brigades have a significant role to play as part of the Finnish … Continue reading The Future Review of Contract Fire brigades presents alternative scenarios for 2035