International innovation camp for Finnish Rural Network Support Unit

Finnish Rural Network Support Unit organizes an international innovation camp in 26th – 29th June in Jyväskylä region. MDI is responsible for facilitation and organization of the camp, which brings together rural developers and representatives of the rural networks of the EU Member States (ENRD). The camp will continue the work initiated in 2016 at the Cork 2.0 conference where measures to respond to the future challenges of rural regions’ and agriculture were defined. The objective is to brainstorm and develop concrete measures and experiments related to the themes defined in Cork 2.0 Conference & Declaration. The idea is to introduce the innovation camp concept and method to the representatives of the European Network for Rural Development.

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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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

Although remote working and place-independent work have already been examined extensively from both the public administration implications and individual perspectives,…

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