MDI explores the organization of Päijät-Häme’s business development

During the spring, MDI will commission an investigation about the organization and funding of business development after 2018 in Päijät-Häme region. The survey looks at the business development, tourism promotion and regional marketing and it takes into account the impact of the LUT / LAMK university reform and the regional reform since the beginning of 2020.

The study analyzes the benefits and weaknesses of various organizational alternatives and finally, based on the analysis, makes a concrete and feasible development proposal on the organization of the activities from the beginning of 2019. The work includes vitality analysis, interviews, a ship seminar, a survey, municipal roundtable and stakeholder meetings, and a review and analysis of the reform of the regional and growth services reform. The work will be completed by mid-March 2018. Clients are the City of Lahti and the Regional Council of Päijät-Häme.

A sustainable green transition is achieved by investing in the diversity of RDI activities – the AGDA project continues to work on this theme

AGDA is a Nordic development project funded by the Nordic Gender Equality Fund (NIKK). The project focuses on the opportunities that a greater focus on diversity and inclusion could create in the RDI-field, particularly in respect of green transition.

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MDI leads the co-creative process of developing, piloting and sharing practices for wellbeing in Sustainable Cities

The challenge bundle work is the cross-cutting co-development of the “Sustainable City” programme, co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, with the aim of producing and sharing information, knowledge and solutions to the challenges linking cities’ management and practice in the area of leading work towards sustainability. The work produces concrete development measures, new ways of doing things and peer learning.

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