MDI Pondering Future Paths for Helsinki Region North

Ten municipalities in the Helsinki Region North (a.k.a. Central Uusimaa) have organised their regional co-operation in key development themes through KUUMA co-operation concept. In 2016, the evaluation for current council period of 2013–2016 will be carried out. MDI is involved in the evaluation work, the underlying data is collected by the Laurea University of Applied Sciences. MDI will participate in two focus group discussions organised by Laurea in the spring. During the summer, MDI facilitates discussions with key stakeholders, as well as collects relevant background material. The interpretations will be made in the autumn. MDI’s main task is to define the vision for future and possible development paths for future development. The client is KUUMA’s regional public utility.

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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