References

					

Evaluation of the training provided in relation to the Constructive Interaction in Support of Mental Health project (RVMT)

  • Wellbeing
  • Impact
  • Education
  • Vitality
  • Involvement
  • Networks

1.6.-31.12.2022

The Constructive Interaction in Support of Mental Health project is a training and development project…

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Report on housing for special groups funded by RAY and STEA grants

  • Impact
  • Society
  • Future
  • Governance
  • Networks

1.8.-31.12.2021

MDI examines the effectiveness of STEA’s investment grants in special groups. The aim of the…

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Report on public support for tourism projects in Finland in 2014-2020

15.5.-30.10.2021

MDI, together with the Lapland Tourism Research and Education Institute (MTI), is carrying out a…

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Preparatory work for the Helsinki integration programme

  • Wellbeing
  • Education
  • Urban
  • Population
  • Vitality
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Involvement
  • Culture
  • Networks

21.6.-29.10.2021

The Law on integration regulates the tasks of the municipalities, one of which is to…

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Strategy work sparring

  • Education

1.5.-30.9.2021

OPSO – Finnish Apprenticeship Association promotes the activities of organisations providing apprenticeship training. The association…

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Facilitation of the Economic Strategy for the Kotka-Hamina region

  • Growth

9.6.

MDI facilitated the preparation of Kotka-Hamina region’s economic strategy in June 2021. The regional economic…

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Uusimaa Entrepreneurs, statistical analysis to support strategy work

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Knowledge management

25.5.-30.6.2021

MDI produced a statistical analysis that examines the current situation in respect of Uusimaa Entrepreneurs.…

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Future Seminar for the Kokkola Council

  • Urban
  • Future

22.6.2021

MDI facilitated a future seminar for the Kokkola Council in June 2021. Both old and…

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Map visualisations of demographics and age structure

  • Population
  • Knowledge management

15.4.-21.6.2021

MDI examined the population and age structure of the municipalities of Pirkanmaa through spatial data-based…

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Study of the effectiveness of the programme for work life and good mental health

  • Wellbeing
  • Impact
  • Employment
  • Knowledge management

31.5.2021-31.12.2022

The programme for work life and good mental health is part of the implementation of…

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Preparation of an action plan for the labour market in North Karelia

  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Society
  • Regions
  • Employment
  • Business

1.8.-16.12.2020

MDI carried out a study for the North Karelia ELY Center where MDI 1) analysed…

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Facilitation of Logistics Digitalisation Network event

  • Transport
  • Digitalisation

7.5.-24.5.2021

MDI facilitated an online Logistics Digitalisation Network event for the Ministry of Transport and Communications.…

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MAL 2023 future review for HSL

  • Urban
  • Society
  • Knowledge management
  • Future
  • Transport

15.4.- 30.9.2021

The project includes a description of the preparation process of future review and scenario development…

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Evaluation of the effectiveness and impact assessment of labour market training

  • Growth
  • Society
  • Employment
  • Business

1.3.2021-31.3.2022

The research project, funded by the Government’s analysis, assessment and research activities unit, consists of…

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Future and scenario work for Vaasa

  • Urban
  • Future

15.1.2021-15.6.2021

The work included a description of the preparation work for the future review and scenario…

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Snapshot of continuous learning in Satakunta

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Business

20.1.2021-31.5.2021

MDI assisted the Satakunta Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment in processing the…

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TETTI - Implementation, equality and accessibility of TET sessions during basic education

  • Society
  • Employment
  • Future

1.3.2021-31.3.2022

According to the curriculum, during the upper years of secondary school, students must be provided…

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Workshops in support of the health and social services reform

  • Society
  • Regions
  • Future
  • Governance

27.4.-31.10.2021

MDI will support the South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote) in the preparation…

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Study on the effects of remote work on greenhouse gas emissions from transport

  • Future
  • Transport
  • Environment

10.3.-1.8.2021

MDI prepares a report with Ramboll Finland and Telia on the effects of remote work…

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Facilitation of OmaStadi workshops (teemaraksa)

  • Urban
  • Involvement

1.4-22.4.2021

Teemaraksa workshops brought together proposals from citizens around the city on the same theme, which…

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Development discussion report for Kainuu Social and Health Care Joint Authority

  • Wellbeing
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.8.2020-31.3.2021

Kainuu Social and Health Care Joint Authority (Kainuun sote) is running the project 1.2.2020-31.1.2023 which…

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The migration analysis of the city of Porvoo

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration

12.4.-12.5.2021

The project examines the role of Porvoo in internal migration and the impact of 2020…

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Analysis of the current situation and evaluation of the HYMY project

  • Wellbeing
  • Funds
  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Knowledge management
  • Transport

12.4.-30.6.2021

The project examines the current situation in relation to the promotion of wellbeing in the…

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Study of the reasons for moving from Lapland

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Future

13.4.-30.5.2021

In Lapland, as in other regions, the key future issue is the adequacy of a…

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Supporting the Pirkanmaa Food Forum

  • Rural
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Networks

6.4.-31.8.2021

The Pirkanmaa Food Forum, established in the Parasta Pirkanmaalta project, brings together entrepreneurs, researchers, influencers…

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Strategy evaluation and strategy renewal

  • Vitality
  • Knowledge management

1.4.-31.10.2021

The strategy evaluation collects and analyses documented information, collects views from Council members through a…

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Facilitation of the project identifying options for future local government policy

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Employment
  • Knowledge management
  • Future
  • Governance

1.4.-15.9.2021

The Ministry of Finance has appointed a working group and sub-committees preparing the policy options…

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Development of the Yrittäjäbuusti service

  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Employment
  • Business

1.4.-14.4.2021

Pirkanmaa TE-services has, together with its stakeholders, developed a service for entrepreneurs starting up in…

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Duo Traffic Webinar

  • Future
  • Transport

1.3.2021-30.3.2021

Duo Traffic enables more efficient and environmentally-friendly commuting and business traffic. The webinar covered topics…

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Female perspective on the knowledge economy opportunities in the rural areas

  • Rural
  • Population
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Employment
  • Business

1.5.2021-30.6.2022

The main objective of the project ‘Female perspectives on the opportunities for new work in…

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Strategy process support

  • Education

19.3.2021-30.6.2021

The municipal education and training consortium of Raahe will update its strategy during 2021. MDI…

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Planning and implementing a webinar to Novia

  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Business
  • Future
  • Innovation

1.2.2021-31.3.2021

Novia is involved in the international CE Wood project which aims to promote the possibilities…

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Education market in Finland

  • Education
  • Society

1.3.2021-31.8.2022

The main goal of the project is to describe the scope and supply of market-based…

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Study on the monitoring data on ERDF and Cohesion Fund operations and on the monitoring systems operated in the 2014-2020 period

  • Regions

27.1.2021-31.1.2022

MDI participates in a Europe-wide study on ERDF and Cohesion Fund operations and on the…

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Strategy evaluation of Nokia

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.3.2021-

This strategy evaluation examines the implementation of the Nokia’s previous strategy through both statistical indicators…

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Analysis of the current situation and operating environment in Lempäälä

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Knowledge management

15.3.2021-

This analysis of the current situation and operating environment of Lempäälä examines the development and…

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Three lectures on urbanisation in HAUS's Uudistuja programme

  • Communication

26.5., 24.8., 26.8.2021

Three lectures will be provided for the Uudistuja programme which consists of several modules. The…

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Functionality of the youth exclusion prevention service system and the effectiveness of the services

  • Wellbeing
  • Impact
  • Knowledge management

With this research project, the Parliamentary Audit Committee is investigating the functionality of the youth…

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Information service for VASEK

  • Communication
  • Regions
  • Business
  • Knowledge management

27.10.-31.12.2020

MDI implements a digital information service for Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK. This service can…

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INNOVA - Impact assessment and indicators of innovation ecosystems

  • Growth
  • Society
  • Business
  • Knowledge management
  • Innovation
  • Networks

11.2.2021-31.12.2021

Innovation ecosystems are recognised as playing an increasingly important role in the implementation of innovation…

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Salo, Data package for enterprises and investors

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Business
  • Knowledge management

1.10.2020-28.2.2021

A clear data package of the area was needed in Salo in order to attract…

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Facilitation of Satakunta RDI-forums workshops

  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Future

15.2.2021-31.3.2021

The Regional Council of Satakunta is preparing a regional programme. As part of the preparation,…

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Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment’s Artificial Intelligence 4.0 programme, user stories of manufacturing digitalisation

  • Education
  • Communication
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Society
  • Regions
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Knowledge management
  • Future
  • Innovation
  • Digitalisation

15.2.2021-15.3.2021

In connection with the implementation of the government programme, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and…

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Support of strategy work for Leader West Saimaa

  • Rural
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Business
  • Knowledge management
  • Networks

9.2.2021-15.4.2021

In the spring of 2021, MDI carried an analysis of the current state of Leader…

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Description of the current situation, Leader Outokaira

  • Rural
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Business
  • Knowledge management
  • Networks

2.2.2021-28.2.2021

In February 2021, MDI will conduct an analysis of the current situation for Leader Outokaira…

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Innovation days for SMEs

  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Future
  • Innovation

9.11.2020-31.5.2021

MDI implements innovation sessions for SMEs that are customised to the needs of the participating…

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Study on the effects of the Covid-19 crisis on the youth sector

  • Wellbeing
  • Society
  • Governance
  • Involvement

9.2.2021-30.6.2021

The project will include a light literature review, a survey, focus group interviews for youth…

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Forming an evaluation model and indicators for Fiksu kaupunki project

  • Impact
  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Business
  • Involvement
  • Digitalisation

15.12.2020-31.3.2021

Forum Virium Helsinki is implementing the Fiksu kaupunki – Helsinki Innovation Districts project (2020-2023), in…

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Update of the migration analysis

  • Population
  • Migration

1.2.2021-1.3.2021

MDI updated the migration analysis with the latest data for Akaa.

					

The migration analysis of the city of Kirkkonummi

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management

12.12.2020-31.1.2021

MDI examined the volume, structure and direction of internal migration in Kirkkonummi and its effects…

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Demographic and migration analysis of the Tampere City Region in 2020

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management

1.1.2021-31.1.2021

MDI examined the demographic development of the Tampere City Region, especially the changes that have…

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Demographic and migration analysis of the city of Jyväskylä in 2020

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management

1.1.2021-16.2.2021

MDI examined the demographic development of the city of Jyväskylä, especially the changes that have…

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Demographic and migration analysis of the Kuuma-region

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management

1.1.2021-7.2.2021

MDI examined the demographic development of the Kuuma-region, especially the changes that have taken place…

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Demographic and migration analysis of the city of Vaasa

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management

1.2.2021-31.2.2021

MDI examined the demographic development of the city of Vaasa, especially the changes that have…

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Demographic and migration analysis of the city of Kuopio

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management

1.2.2021-15.3.2021

MDI examined the demographic development of the city of Kuopio, especially the changes that have…

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Demographic and migration analysis of the Turku sub-region

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

MDI examined the demographic development of the Turku sub-region, especially the changes that have taken…

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Report on refusals of ARA rental housing offers

  • Urban

1.12.2020-28.2.2021

As the refusal of ARA rental housing offers has negative consequences for different parties, there…

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Impact Assessment of the Helsinki Skills Centre (in Finnish Stadin osaamiskeskus)

  • Education
  • Vitality
  • Employment
  • Networks

7.1.2021-15.8.2021

In 2018, 15% of Helsinki’s residents spoke foreign languages and the number is expected to…

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Population plan of Pirkanmaa

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.1.2021-31.3.2021

MDI will create a population plan for Pirkanmaa region up to 2050 and a plan…

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Population projection by language groups for 19 areas of Kirkkonummi

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Future

1.11.2020-31.12.2020

MDI produced a population projection by language groups up to 2040 for 19 areas of…

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Monitoring indicators and reporting distinctive and holding factor programme for Hämeenkyrö

  • Population
  • Vitality

1.10.2020-15.10.2020 + kvartaalittainen päivitys

Hämeenkyrö ordered quarterly updated population and vitality development indicators that describe the development of Hämeenkyrö…

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Population projection and expert support for the city of Nokia

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Future

1.6.2020-1.12.2020

MDI provided a demographic analysis and a population projection for the city of Nokia up…

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KPEDU, strategy workshops

  • Involvement

1.1.2021-31.3.2021

MDI supports KPEdu’s strategy work by implementing a series of workshops. During the work, ideas…

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Knowledge management training for local government pilot schemes on employment

  • Impact
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Knowledge management

8.12.2020-2021

The municipalities of the Oulu region have been selected for the local government pilots on…

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The update of the business programme

  • Urban
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Future

1.12.2020-28.2.2021

Ylöjärvi Yrityspalvelut Oy operates as the city’s business and development company and is responsible for…

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Strategy update of Turku region

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Future

1.10.2020-30.10.2020

MDI sparred the preparation of the Turku region development strategy for 2019-2020. Due to Covid-19,…

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South Savo vs. splintered Souht Savo

  • Vitality
  • Future

15.6.2020-15.8.2020

MDI studied how South Savos position among other region would change, if Savonlinna subregion would…

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The vitality analysis of Rovaniemi

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Business

26.2.2020-31.3.2020

In the autumn and winter of 2019-2020, the city of Rovaniemi conducted two surveys of…

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Article for Akava Works

  • Population
  • Migration

Article for Akava Works about the effects of housing benefit on migration

					

Infographics for Akava Works

  • Population

MDI produces infographics for Akava Works

					

Facilitation of OmaStadi workshops

  • Urban
  • Future
  • Governance
  • Involvement
  • Culture
  • Digitalisation

16.12.2020-4.4.2021

OmaStadi is the City of Helsinki’s way of providing participatory budgeting services. Helsinki has allocated…

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Rural2040

  • Rural
  • Regions
  • Future
  • Involvement

19.11.2020-31.1.2021

MDI carried out the Rural2040 process together with Futures Gardens. During the process, a vision…

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The application for European Capital of Culture (ECoC) for the city of Oulu

  • Communication
  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Future
  • Involvement
  • Culture

1.10.2020-31.3.2021

An international panel of experts chose Oulu as the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) 2026.…

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Strategy sparring for Keuke

  • Communication
  • Future
  • Involvement

15.9.2020-10.12.2020

Keski-Uusimaa Development Center Oy FORUM (Keuke) operates in the area of seven owner communities and…

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Planning the strategy process for Sulkava

  • Communication
  • Future
  • Involvement

1.9.2020-31.10.2020

The municipality of Sulkava has decided to renew its municipal strategy. MDI helped the municipality…

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Evaluation of Business Finland's People-Oriented Programs

  • Impact
  • Growth
  • Business
  • Innovation

30.11.2019-31.3.2020

Business Finland’s people-centered programs, Liideri, Fiilis, Luovimo and Lifestyle, promoted new value creation, customer experience…

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European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development, evaluation training for DG AGRI

  • Education
  • Rural
  • Regions

1.4.2020-26.11.2020

The European Evaluation Helpdesk provided training to officials of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Agriculture…

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Innovation sessions in enterprises for Keuke

  • Regions
  • Business
  • Innovation

1.10.2020-31.12.2021

Keuke is implementing the ERDF-funded RECOIN project in its area. One of the main measures…

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Recorded sparring lecture at the Hyvinkää Council webinar

  • Education

1.11.2020-30.11.2020

In December, the city of Hyvinkää organised a webinar for the council. For this event,…

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5th Road Map for Urban Policy

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Employment
  • Future

1.11.2020-28.2.2021

The project describes the effects of the corona crisis on population and employment development, housing…

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Attraction factors of Lentola

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Transport

11.10.-15.12.2020

MDI is currently ‘sparring’ Business Kangasala OY (Kangasala City Group Development Company) to determine the…

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MDI Academy

  • Education
  • Communication
  • Networks

6.2.-30.10.2020

MDI launched its own training programme for regional developers. The MDI Academy supported the work…

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Support for the regional programme work in North-Ostrobothnia

  • Regions
  • Future
  • Involvement

1.12.2020-30.9.2021

The work supports and produces materials for the preparers of the Council of Oulu region…

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Preparation of the Saarijärvi-Viitasaari business attraction strategy for the development of Karstula

  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Business

10.11.-31.12.2020

MDI is preparing a regional placement strategy for the Development Company, Karstula-Region Oy. The area…

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Multi-location and location-independent work potential in Kuhmo and Kainuu

  • Rural

13.11.2020-31.1.2021

MDI is conducting a background study with Innolink Research regarding the potential for multi-location and…

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Framework agreement with Espoo

  • Urban

The City of Espoo will procure management consulting services and service design through a framework…

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Online hearing

5.11.2020

MDI conducted an online hearing for the Ministry of Justice based on the preparation of…

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Evaluation of Business Finland's programmes promoting digitalisation

  • Digitalisation

1.11.2020-31.3.2021

Over the past 15 years, Business Finland (formerly Tekes and Finpro) has supported the digitalisation…

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Modelling the ‘Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki’ development platform

  • Wellbeing

12.10.2020-21.12.2020

‘Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki’ is the City of Seinäjoki’s operating model for promoting the wellbeing…

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Implementation of the pilot: Women's point of view adding value to municipal vitality policy

  • Rural
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth

15.9.2020-1.2.2021

‘The Women’s Perspective on Kainuu’s Vitality Policy’ experiment is a progressive regional development pilot that…

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Facilitating the preparation of forestry growth programmes

  • Environment

1.10.-5.11.2020

MDI organised two events for the Regional Council of Satakunta to support the preparation of…

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EU in South Ostrobothnia & Digitalisation -webinar

  • Digitalisation

11.9.2020

MDI facilitated a webinar on the EU and digitalisation for the Regional Council of South-Ostrobothnia.…

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Circular Economy – A Game Changer for the Wood Building Industry - webinar and virtual workshop

  • Environment

22.9.2020

MDI facilitated an online workshop and webinar “Circular Economy – New Opportunities for the Wood…

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"How to enliven the city centre?" - study trip to Ostrobothnia.

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Regions
  • Business

15.9.-24.9.2020

The developers of the Iisalmi area wanted to organise a study trip to Ostrobothnia and…

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Mid-term evaluation of Fingo's advocacy work 2020

24.6.-30.11.2020

Fingo is a Finnish NGO platform and an expert on global development, representing 300 Finnish…

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Study of the attractiveness factors of Seinäjoki

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.6.2020-31.8.2020

MDI carried out a study of the attractiveness factors of the city of Seinäjoki. The…

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Mellunkylä vision

  • Urban

Together with the Uusi Kaupunki collective, MDI prepared a vision for the Mellunkylä area. The…

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Provincial tour of the use of the EU Recovery Instrument

  • Regions

21.9.-28.10.2020

Finland is receiving its share of the EU’s EUR 750 billion recovery package. In a…

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Provincial Image Survey of Kainuu

  • Rural
  • Regions

1.10.-30.11.2020

A provincial image survey has been conducted in Kainuu every four years since 2000. The…

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ESPON Lakes

  • Regions

Espon lakes is a targeted regional analysis of the regional development and integrated development opportunities…

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Growth analysis, study on investment promotion in Finland

  • Business
  • Networks

1.10.-30.10.2020

As an assignment for the Swedish Tillväxtanalys, MDI carried out a survey on what was…

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Assessment of the Futures Urban Strategy

  • Urban
  • Regions
  • Future

1.10.-28.2.2021

The main goal of the work is to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the implementation…

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Operating model experiment of Forssa

  • Employment

1.9.2020-30.11.2020

During the autumn of 2020, MDI, together with Owal Group Oy and Melkior, will carry…

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Monitoring and effectiveness study of new fast-track actions in lifelong learning (JOUSTE)

  • Employment

1.8.2020-31.12.2022

Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s government programme and its implementation plan aim to raise the employment…

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Peer review process of four regional programmes

  • Regions

1.9.-30.11.2020

The Regional Council of Southwest Finland, together with Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, the Regional Council of…

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South Ostrobothnia Traffic Day webinar

  • Transport

6.10.2020

MDI facilitated the Southern Ostrobothnia Traffic Day webinar for the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia.…

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Housing market situation & housing policy report of Kotkan-Hamina region

  • Population
  • Regions

1.9.-30.11.2020

The main goal of this study is to provide information supporting the development of housing…

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Update of Kymenlaakso's smart specialisation and scenarios

  • Knowledge management
  • Future

10.8.2020-30.11.2020

The Kymenlaakso Smart Specialisation Strategy (RIS3) will be updated during 2020. In addition, the scenarios…

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Support of strategy work for Leader groups North-Kymi’s Growth, Etpähä and Päijänne Leader

  • Rural

1.8.-30.11.2020

MDI supports the Leader Groups in Päijät-Häme and North-Kymenlaakso in the strategy process for the…

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Covid19 update of urban policy for the Association of Finnish Municipalities

  • Urban

2.5.-15.6.2020

MDI provided a concise overview of urban development in the post-corona period. In addition to…

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EDIH comparative analysis between the Western Finland consortium area and other provinces

  • Regions
  • Innovation

8.-30.6.2020

MDI carried out a study for a consortium of four provinces in Western Finland (Robocoast…

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Information service for Keuke

  • Regions

1.6.2020-30.9.2020

MDI implements a digital information service for the Central Uusimaa Development Centre (KEUKE), which can…

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Future view of contract fire brigades

  • Future

25.6.2020-28.2.2021

MDI conducted a study examining the future of Finnish contract fire brigades. The study produced…

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The final evaluation of the Kunteko Programme

  • Regions

1.5.2020-30.10.2020

The Kunteko 2020 Programme, launched in 2015, is a development programme implemented by KT local…

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Self-assessment support for Leader Northest Lapland

  • Rural

1.6.-30.9.2020

MDI supported Leader North in its self-assessment process. The work included the design, implementation and…

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Nature relationship barometer

  • Environment

26.5.2020-26.6.2020

MDI conducted a nature relationship barometer survey for the Ministry of the Environment which was…

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Strategy sparring for Leader Suupohja

  • Rural

1.6.2020-2021

MDI will support Leader Suupohja in their strategy work for the next programming period. The…

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Demographic analysis and population forecast for districts of Iisalmi

  • Population

1.6.2020-30.6.2020

MDI produced demographic analysis and population projections for districts of Iisalmi. The goal of the…

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Preparation support for Tampere’s structural model work

  • Population

15.5.-30.10.2020

The Tampere metropolitan area commissioned a ‘snapshot’ from MDI, through which a better understanding of…

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The evaluation of the operating model of bridge agreements

  • Regions
  • Governance

MDI carried out a study for the Ministry of Employment and the Economy to review…

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The Good Life Index

  • Wellbeing
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Population
  • Vitality
  • Involvement

14.5.2020-

With funding from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, MDI will implement a research project…

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Regional and competence profiles of EDIH-consortium + remote workshop

  • Regions
  • Innovation
  • Digitalisation
  • Networks

1.4.-30.5.2020

MDI carried out a study for a consortium of four provinces in Western Finland (Robocoast…

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The effects of income support funding on the activities of municipalities

  • Society

1.3.2020-30.3.2021

VN TEAS research project collected information on how financial responsibility for basic income support is…

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Elsa Testbed management model

  • Wellbeing

23.3.-15.5.2020

MDI developed the management model of Elsa-Testbed, the innovation and testing environment for development of…

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European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development Thematic Working Group 8 Guidelines for the Ex post evaluation of RDPs 2014-2020

  • Rural

1.3.2020-

MDI participates in the preparation of guidelines for the final evaluation of EU co-financed rural…

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C23 population analysis

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration

MDI provided population analysis and projection for C23-cities about the dynamics of foreign language residents.…

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Strategy sparring of the board of Keskipiste-Leader

  • Rural

Keskipiste-Leaderin hallituksen strategiasparraus

					

Demographic analysis for districts of Laitila.

  • Population
  • Migration

20.5.2020-8.6.2020

MDI produced demographic analysis for districts of Laitila. The goal of the analysis was to…

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Demographic analysis for districts of Valkeakoski.

  • Population
  • Migration

1.6.2020-1.8.2020

MDI produced demographic analysis for districts of Valkeakoski. The goal of the analysis was to…

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Assessment of enhanced employment operations

  • Employment

MDI and Melkior are collaborating to carry out a study to evaluate the results and…

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Examination of the internal development of suburban cities

  • Regions

6.4.-31.5.2020

The population development of Finland’s 56 regional cities has been negative in the 2010s. However,…

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The importance of Kanta-Häme central hospital from regional perspective

  • Vitality

15.3.-15.6.2020

The aim of the project was to analyse the regional importance of Kanta-Häme central hospital,…

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Evaluation of the regional programmes in Northern Finland

  • Regions

22.4.-30.9.2020

MDI evaluates the provincial programmes of four provinces in Northern Finland (Kainuu, Central Ostrobothnia, Lapland…

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Workshop for the executive group of Association of Finnish Municipalities

  • Impact
  • Governance

18.5.2020

Impact-driven leadership through anticipatory governance: A digitally implemented workshop for the executive group, based on…

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Facilitation of a virtual workshop

  • Governance

1.-30.4.2020

The Marin governmental programme includes a decision to create the post of legal representative for…

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Impact area analysis for Pieksämäki

  • Population

MDI conducted a light impact area analysis for the city of Pieksämäki, which examined the…

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Evaluation of the Kainuu Rural Development Plan 2014–2020

  • Rural

1.4.2020-

MDI will carry out a mid-term evaluation of the Kainuu Regional Rural Development Plan 2014–2020.…

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Culture programme for City of Porvoo

  • Culture

15.4.2020-

MDI implements a cultural programme for the City of Porvoo together with the City of…

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A dynamic and sustainable multi-local Finland – SOMPA

  • Wellbeing
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Population
  • Vitality
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.4.2020-31.12.2021

MDI, together with the Finnish Environment Institute and the Natural Resources Institute Finland, carries out…

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Competence-mapping in Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia

  • Employment

1.2.-30.9.2020

In the area of the Ostrobothnian ELY Centre, employment development has been good throughout the…

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Custom made information service for Kajaani

  • Vitality

1.2.-31.3.2020

Guided by its city strategy (2019–2022), the city of Kajaani aims to strengthen municipal vitality…

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EU and province -events

1.2.-31.10.2020

Finland has been part of the European Union for 25 years. The Regional Council of…

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Migration analysis for cities of Hämeenlinna and Riihimäki

  • Migration

MDI produced an migration analysis for cities of Hämeenlinna and Riihimäki about the structure and…

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Light vitality analysis for town of Keuruu

  • Vitality

1.10.2019-30.10.2019

The town Keuruu comissioned a light vitality analysis, in which MDI analysed the vitality of…

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Tuusula's regional profile

  • Population
  • Regions

Tuusula aims to brand the different neighbourhoods of the municipality. To do this, MDI profiled…

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New openings of cancer screening in Europe: iPAAC WP5 conference

5.12.2019

Facilitation of a workshop: New openings of cancer screening in Europe: iPAAC WP5 conference

					

A Survey related to the reform of the MRL concerning co-operation between authorities in land use planning

  • Regions

1.8.-15.10.2019

The Ministry of the Environment is preparing a reform of the Land Use and Building…

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Performance agreement workshops for the Finnish institute of health and welfare (THL)

  • Governance

9-10/2019

In the autumn of 2019, MDI facilitated two preparatory workshops for the Ministry of Social…

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Support for the drafting of a comprehensive rural policy programme

  • Rural

1.3.-31.12.2020

MDI supports the Rural Policy Council (MANE) in the process of drafting the Comprehensive Rural…

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Housing policy in the Tampere region

  • Urban

24.2.2020-31.3.2021

Aiming to grow in a sustainable way, the Tampere metropolitan area, consisting of eight municipalities,…

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NääsMaas part 2

  • Transport

1.12.2019-1.8.2020

A joint mobility service for children and young people is being tested by several sports…

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Study of the criteria for ’insular municipality and archipelago region’ designation

  • Rural

5.2.2020-31.12.2020

MDI and Ubigu are carrying out a study for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry…

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Demographic analysis and population forecast for districts of Naantali.

  • Population
  • Future

MDI produced demographic analysis and population projections for districts of Naantali. The goal of the…

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Support for self-evaluation for Leader Fell Lapland

  • Rural

20.1.-23.3.2020

MDI supported Leader Fell Lapland in its self-evaluation. The work included the design, implementation and…

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Customer Satisfaction Survey on social and health (sote) outsourcing service

  • Wellbeing

1.1.2020-15.4.2020

MDI conducted a customer satisfaction survey of Purchasing Services in the Social and Health Care…

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Strategic development of Pirkanmaa TE Services

  • Employment

1.2.-13.3.2020

MDI carried out consultancy work for the Pirkanmaa TE Office to support it in developing…

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New shared governance – state steering in the 2020s

  • Society

20.2.2020-20.2.2021

State control systems are constantly changing and in Finland no comprehensive review of the current…

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Oulu Urban Innovation Action Application

  • Culture

18.11.-12.12.2019

MDI prepared an Urban Innovation Action (UIA) EU project application for the City of Oulu…

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Ex ante evaluation of The CAP Strategic Plan for Finland

  • Rural

7.10.2019-1.10.2020)

MDI manages a consortium (MDI Public Oy, Spatia and Gaia Consulting), in order to carry…

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Career guidance mapping for the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

  • Employment

29.9.-31.1.2019

The study examines the availability, quality and effectiveness of the TE administration services that support…

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Naantali district forecast

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Regions

MDI will provide the City of Naantali with a sub-regional demographic analysis and sub-regional demographic…

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A sustainable digital industry strategy process

  • Digitalisation

MDI facilitates a Sustainable Digital Industry strategy process for the Ministry of Economic Affairs and…

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Study on the development of housing policies and their evaluation in Finnish cities

  • Urban

23.1.2020-

MDI is conducting a study for Tampere City Region on housing policies and housing programmes…

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Impact Assessment of the Smart Kalasatama Project

  • Impact
  • Urban

MDI is currently carrying out an impact assessment of Forum Virium’s Smart Kalasatama project in…

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Study on the effectiveness of short-term training to improve employment

  • Employment

Continuing change in the conditions of working life, rapidly changing skills requirements and the mismatch…

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Literature review of the effects of climate change on the social services sector

  • Wellbeing
  • Environment

MDI, in association with Marko Nurminen of Tietotakomo, will provide SOSTE (Finnish Federation for Social…

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Prospective study of South Karelia

  • Future

2.1.2020-31.5.2020

MDI is carrying out a prospective study for the Regional Council of South Karelia which…

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STEA Expert service on ’The RDI activities of social welfare and health organisations’

  • Wellbeing
  • Innovation

18.12.2019-30.4.2020

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has commissioned a study on research, development and…

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Assessment of the added value of Leader Liiveri

  • Rural
  • Regions

13.1.2019-

MDI carried out an evaluation of Leader Liiveri which looked at the added value of…

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Evaluation of the Culture Finland -project

  • Culture

31.12.2019-28.2.2020

MDI conducted an external evaluation of the Culture Finland coordination project promoting cultural tourism coordination…

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Impact communication training for Leader Groups in Pirkanmaa

  • Impact
  • Communication

28.11.2019

MDI planned and conducted an impact communication training day for five Leader groups in Sappee,…

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Update of the Pielinen Karelia business programme

  • Business

1.12.2019-31.3.2020

Pielinen Karelia Development Centre, Oy PIKES, responsible for the development of Nurmes, expanded through municipal…

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The assessment of the communication concept of FAME

  • Impact
  • Communication

25.11.-31.12.2019

MDI evaluated the FAME (Fisheries and Aquaculture Monitoring and Evaluation Helpdesk) communications concept and communication…

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Expert support for the regionalisation strategy

  • Regions

21.11.2019-

The Ministry has initiated the preparation of new strategies for regionalisation. Regionalisation refers to the…

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Effectiveness of guidance in social and health services and growth services (VASKO)

  • Impact
  • Communication
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Governance

1.2.-31.12.2019

In many ways, the effectiveness of action and hence of impact-based guidance, has come to…

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Scenario process for Regional Council of Satakunta

  • Future

20.11.2019-

MDI provides the Regional Council of Satakunta with a scenario review that includes 4-5 scenario…

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Indicator Sparring for Leader Aisapari

  • Rural

19.11.2019

Leader Aisapair has included a social accounting budget in its strategy for the 2014-2020 programming…

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Impact communication training day

  • Impact

4.11.2019

MDI planned and conducted impact communication training for EAF funded national projects, EIB and coordination…

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Structural Funds impact assessment in Southern Ostrobothnia

  • Impact
  • Funds

1.11.2019-31.3.2020

MDI evaluated the effectiveness of Structural Fund operations in South Ostrobothnia, commissioned by the Regional…

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Coordination of foresight work in the Southern Oulu area

  • Education
  • Future

22.9.2019-31.1.2020

In the Multi-Campus project, the accessibility, quality and impact of education in the area is…

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Business Impact Assessment Training for the City of Raahe

  • Business

22.9.-13.12.2019

The City of Raahe decided to include corporate impact assessment in all its proposals from…

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Preparation of the contract period starting in 2020 for the Finnish Growth Corridor

  • Regions
  • Networks

24.9.2019-28.2.2020

MDI sparred on the Finnish Growth Corridor Network in the content reflection of the new…

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Labour Availability in Central Karelia in 2021 and 2030 - Forecasts and Proposals for an Action Plan on Labour Availability in Central Karelia

  • Population
  • Employment

2.5.2019-16.9.2019

MDI worked on an action plan for employment development in Central Karelia. The work involved…

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Social and health expenditure now and in the year 2040

  • Wellbeing
  • Population

18.9.2019-6.10.2019

MDI estimated the future social and health care expenditures for the Confederation of Finnish industries.…

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Scenario work on Malmi development

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Future
  • Culture
  • Transport
  • Environment

12.4.-30.9.2019

Malmi is one of the major business and service centres outside the inner city in…

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Moreeni-Rastikangas workshop

  • Business

1.6.-30.9.2019

MDI facilitated a workshop for Linnan Kehitys Oy to support the development of the Moreeni-Rastikangas…

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Kokkola’s strategy gets a facelift

  • Regions
  • Future
  • Digitalisation

15.11.2019-31.1.2020

MDI helped the City of Kokkola with its strategy in 2017. A mid-term review will…

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Development of Evijärvi business services

  • Business

Evijärvi will build service paths for business services and develop a service path tool for…

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Innovation environments in North Karelia

  • Innovation
  • Networks

1.5.-30.11.2019

The aim of this work was to activate the innovation platforms operating in North Karelia…

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Essote need adjusted social and healthcare expences

  • Wellbeing
  • Population

9.9.2019-10.9.2019

MDI collected statistics and produced maps on the cost of social services and healthcare per…

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Investigation of operation conditions of the model of agile piloting within the city of Oulu.

9.9.2019-20.1.2020

MDI studied the requirements for the Rapid Experiments model as a permanent model in Oulu.…

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Workshop on knowledge-based thinking for the network of public libraries

  • Society
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

22.10.2019

The workshop on knowledge-based thinking for the network of public libraries included a session on…

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Demographic Change, Equality and Wellbeing Workshop

  • Population
  • Society
  • Future
  • Governance
  • Involvement

30.10.2019

Facilitating a workshop on demographic change and ageing. :Integrating policies, programmes and services in an…

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Customer satisfaction survey in Vantaa's social and health care sector

  • Wellbeing

9.9.-29.11.2019

In the autumn of 2019, MDI surveyed customer satisfaction with the services of the social…

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Preparation of a circular economy map of Rauma

  • Environment

15.9.2019-31.12.2019

MDI sparred the city of Rauma in developing a circular economy map. The work aimed…

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A proactive evaluation for a program addressing safety of school children in Turku

1.9.2019-10.1.2020

MDI creates a framework of proactive evaluation for a program addressing safety of school children…

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Training day for the board members of three Leader groups in Southern Savo

  • Rural

20.9.2019

Three Leader groups in Southern Savo, Finland, were helped to prepare for the coming EU…

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Kuopio housing trends and potential resident groups

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Regions
  • Environment

29.8.-15.11.2019

MDI carried out work for the City of Kuopio, examining the housing preferences of Kuopio’s…

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NääsMaas “I like movement” – Tampere school pick-up service from school to hobby and back to school - concept development

  • Wellbeing
  • Urban
  • Involvement
  • Transport

15.5.-30.9.2019

The main idea behind this project is to solve the challenge of mobility faced by…

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Facilitating the Plan4Blue conference

  • Networks

14.5.-5.6.2019

MDI facilitated the International Maritime Spatial Planning Conference, held June 4-5, 2019 in Helsinki. At…

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Vitality study for Häme and Riihimäki

  • Education
  • Vitality
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Governance
  • Networks

1.5.2019-24.10.2019

MDI carried out a study for the Regional Council of Häme and the City of…

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VALUMA: The regional model of network cooperation

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Society
  • Regions
  • Governance
  • Networks

1.5.2019-29.2.2020

The Government commissioned a study project to provide information on different operating models and funding…

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The Power of Turku’s urbanisation

  • Urban
  • Future
  • Involvement
  • Networks

15.5.-30.11.2019

Between May and November 2019, MDI carried out a project, in cooperation with the City…

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Population forecast for municipality of Korsholm

  • Population

21.3.2019-8.5.2019

MDI calculated the population forecast for the municipality of Korsholm. The population forecast also included…

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Population forecast for region of South-Ostrobothnia

  • Population

18.3.2019-12.4.2019

MDI calculated population forecast for the region and municipalities of South-Ostrobothnia. The population forecast focused…

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Population forecasts and construction in C21+2 cities

  • Population

18.3.2019-8.4.2019

MDI calculated pop. forecasts for C21+2 cities and compared these forecasts to the cities own…

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The development of region and population of Satakunta

  • Population

17.12.2018-28.3.2019

MDI analysed the regional and population development, evaluated the trends in regional and population development…

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Population forecast for the municipality of Kirkkonummi

  • Population
  • Migration

13.5.2019-5.6.2019

MDI calculated pop. forecast for the municipality of Kikkonummi. The population forecast focused on the…

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Population forecast for language groups for city of Porvoo

  • Population

6.5.2019-6.6.2019

MDI calculated pop. forecast for different language groups for the city of Porvoo

					

The Study on population, anticipation and matching for lifelong learning

  • Education
  • Population
  • Society
  • Regions

1.8.2019-31.12.2019

MDI carried out a study on population, anticipation and matching for lifelong learning for The…

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Workshop for identifying strategic networks

  • Innovation
  • Networks

3.10.2019

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK) is a member of the European S3 platform, Agri-Food.…

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In and out migration Survey for Akaa City

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality

1.8-30.10.2019

Akaa has suffered from migration loss in recent years and now wants to look more…

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ERDF & ESF Evaluation helpdesk, national expert

  • Funds

1.10.2019-

MDI acts as a national expert for Finland and Sweden as regards the Evaluation Helpdesk.…

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Self-evaluation sparring for ENRD Contact Point

  • Rural
  • Networks

15.5.2019-31.1.2020

MDI supported the European Rural Networks (ENRD and EIB-AGRI networks) in a self-assessment of the…

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The evaluation of the Tolkkupaja-project

  • Impact
  • Employment
  • Future
  • Involvement

4.10.2019-2021

MDI is assessing the impact of the Tolkkupaja (ESF) project implemented by the City of…

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The culture strategy of Savonlinna

  • Urban
  • Culture

11.9.2019-31.1.2020

The City of Savonlinna and the Regional Council of South Savo utilised MDI’s expertise in…

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Evaluation of renovation and energy efficiency advice for buildings

  • Environment

20.5.-2.9.2019

MDI evaluated the availability, usability and functionality of renovation and building energy efficiency advice. The…

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Sparring the indicator development of Leader groups

  • Rural

1.8-4.9.2019

MDI planned and executed a sparring day for all Leader groups in Finland. The sparring…

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The final evaluation of 6Aika-strategy

  • Urban

1.6.2019-31.9.2020

The final evaluation of the 6Aika-strategy reflects on its results and their value in relation…

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Evaluation of the NoICE-project

  • Environment

1.9.2019-

MDI will carry out an external evaluation of the NoICE (Nordic Icing Centre of Expertise)…

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Evaluation of the Finnish growth corridor

  • Urban
  • Regions
  • Networks

26.6.2019-

MDI will evaluate the functioning and operating model of the Finnish Growth Corridor network. The…

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Evaluation of Finnish cereal and oilseed sector

  • Rural

25.6.2019-7.11.2019

MDI evaluated the projects of the Finnish Cereal Council (VYR) for the years 2015-2019. The…

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Innovation Ecosystem Knowledge Management Workshops in Pirkanmaa

  • Knowledge management
  • Innovation

4.6.2019-28.6.2019

The Council of Tampere Region is a part-implementer of the 6Aika: Growth Ecosystems project, which…

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Measuring the impact of multidisciplinary cooperation in youth employment services (Monet)

  • Wellbeing
  • Impact
  • Population
  • Society
  • Employment
  • Involvement

1.1.2019-31.1.2020

This VN TEAS project, used different perspectives and methodologies to produce new research knowledge on…

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Business Tampere – information package

  • Business
  • Knowledge management

20.12.2018-31.4.2019

As requested by Business Tampere, MDI implemented a digital information service where the most important…

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The Leader Days in Lapland

  • Impact
  • Rural
  • Regions

5.5.2019-6.6.2019

MDI designed and facilitated the Leader Days in Sodankylä, 5-6 June 2019. The aim of…

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Show your impact! -training for KaakonKantri

  • Impact
  • Communication
  • Rural

4.4.2019-10.5.2019

MDI designed and arranged Show your impact! -training for Leader and Project Operators in Southeast…

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Migration analysis of the city of Orimattila

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

23.3.2019-3.5.2019

The analysis examined the causes of demographic change in relation to Orimattila’s negative population growth…

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Demographic and migration analysis and population forecast for the city of Akaa

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

16.4.2019-24.5.2019

The analysis looked at the internal and external demographic trends in Akaa and quantitative and…

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The Finnish Lake District’s Water and climate programme

  • Rural
  • Environment

8.4.2019 -

MDI and Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland) supported ELY centres in the Finnish Lake District…

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Sparring the development of Leader work

  • Rural

10.3.2019-23.3.2019

MDI designed and facilitated a workshop for the Leader Groups Evaluation Team. During the workshop,…

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Kick-off workshop on the Maritime and fisheries network in Finland

  • Communication
  • Rural
  • Networks

2.4.2019-10.5.2019

MDI designed and facilitated the first workshop in the Maritime and fisheries network in Finland…

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The impact of expanding free pre-school education

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Society
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

27.3.2019-31.8.2019

The study on free pre-school education for 5-year-olds in the Tampere metropolitan area described the…

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Seminar on the vitality of Kaarina and five other municipalities

  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Business

1.4.2019-15.4.2019

Kaarina and five other municipalities held a joint vitality seminar for municipal decision-makers in April…

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Population forecast for the City of Turku up to 2040

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.3.2019-29.3.2019

MDI calculated a population projection up to 2040 for the city of Turku, describing in…

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Population projection for the KUUMA municipalities and the region as a whole up to 2040

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration

1.3.2019-29.3.2019

MDI calculated a population projection up to 2040 for the municipalities of KUUMA. For each…

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Population forecast for the city of Porvoo up to 2040

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.3.2019-29.3.2019

MDI calculated a population projection up to 2040 for the city of Porvoo, describing in…

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Population forecast for 10 urban areas in Finland

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Knowledge management
  • Future

1.10.2018-22.2.2019

Statistics Finland released a new population forecast at the end of 2018, according to which…

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Raahe’s Future Scenarios

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Future

15.2.2019-15.4.2019

The city of Raahe is developing a growth strategy that is positioned between the urban…

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6Aika, data analysis and compilation of a statement of reasons for the preparation of the EU 2021+ programme period

  • Urban

20.2.-13.3.2019

MDI carried out a comparative analysis of the options for expanding the ITI instrument (6Aika)…

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How to tackle challenges in a future-oriented EU Industrial Strategy: Pirkanmaa case study

  • Society
  • Regions
  • Business
  • Governance

MDI drew up a short case study on “How to tackle Challenges in a Future-Oriented…

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Developing a statistical and knowledge base for the arts and culture sector (KUTILA)

  • Culture

1.2.2019-30.11.2019

MDI implemented the Ministry of Education and Culture project to develop a statistical and knowledge…

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Preliminary impact assessment of the Pirkanmaa start-up alliance

  • Business

1.2.2019-15.5.2019

MDI will guide and facilitate the process of preliminary impact assessment of the Pirkanmaa start-up…

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Consultancy of strategy work and partnership with Sevas Kodit Oy

  • Urban

1.2.2019-

First, a snapshot of housing policy, especially rental housing, was drawn up, which summarising the…

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Sparring the Urban Environment Development Plan in Kokkola

  • Urban
  • Environment

1.2.-15.3.2019

MDI sparred Kokkola’s urban environmental industry in relation to their preparation of a development plan.…

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Upgrading of Ylä-Savo’s Development Plan

  • Vitality

1.2.-31.5.2019

The Ylä-Savo municipalities’ joint industrial policy development plan will be updated. The work includes familiarisation…

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Telia City Vitality Index support and sparring

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Population

1.2.2019-30.4.2019

Telia develops mobile-based products that can be used to develop cities and urban areas and…

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Innovation environment report

  • Governance
  • Innovation
  • Networks

1.2.2019-30.6.2019

As a result of the continuing desire for regional and social services reform and, at…

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Economic Strategy Update for Kotka-Hamina region Cursor

  • Vitality
  • Business
  • Future

30.1.-15.6.2019

The economic strategy for Kotka-Hamina has been updated. The regional economic development strategy 2016–2019 outlines…

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Migration survey of Inkoo

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Regions

29.1.-31.3.2019

MDI investigated Inkoo’s incoming and outgoing migration which in recent years has become increasingly inclined…

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MDI spars the next draft of Satakunta’s regional strategy

  • Vitality
  • Society
  • Regions

1.2.-30.6.2019

The regional government, health and social services reform (SOTE) legislation is entering a critical phase.…

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A study of the interfaces between the tasks of the municipalities and the provinces

  • Regions

18.1.2019-31.3.2019

MDI, together with NHG, conducted a preliminary study on the interrelationships between municipalities and provinces…

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Sparring and facilitating the strategy days for Leader group Outokaira Tuottamhan

  • Rural

16.11.2018-30.1.2019

MDI facilitated the strategic days for Leader Group Outokaira Tuottamhan which were preceded by a…

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Piloting the Regional Cultural Knowledge Base

  • Culture

11.1.2019-15.8.2019

MDI supported and sparred the piloting of a Regional Cultural Knowledge Base with five provinces…

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Strategy sparring for Oulu South Region

  • Vitality
  • Regions

1.1.2019-

MDI sparred the southern sub-regions of Oulu to prepare and update a strategy to strengthen…

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Kouvola’s vitality workshop

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Growth

7.1.-29.1.2019

As the key development figures suggest, Kouvola has faced a challenging period since the 2010s.…

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Network analysis of Maritime and Fisheries

  • Rural

22.1.2019-

MDI implemented a fisheries network analysis that creates an overall picture of the national fisheries…

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Evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of training and cooperation measures and the progress of innovation in the rural programme

  • Rural
  • Innovation

8.1.2019-30.4.2019

In a consortium with Spatia and TK-Eval, MDI conducted an evaluation of the effectiveness and…

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Effects of regulation on innovation and market development

  • Business
  • Governance
  • Innovation

27.2.2019-28.2.2020

MDI was part of a consortium led by 4Front Oy, which explored the impact of…

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Assessment of homelessness programmes

  • Impact
  • Population
  • Involvement

5.12.2018-

MDI was a sub/contractor for the evaluation of three homelessness programmes commissioned by the Ministry…

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Background and statistical analysis for the vitality and attraction programme of the City of Vantaa

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Growth

1.8.2018-30.9.2018

MDI undertook a background and statistical analysis to support the vitality and attraction programme in…

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The evaluation of support services for entrepreneurs project

  • Impact
  • Business

1.9.2018-31.12.2018

MDI participated in aninternational consortium as the Finnish representative. The consortium aims to identify support…

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Communication workshop for provincial communication experts and change leaders

  • Communication
  • Regions

15.8.2018-30.9.2018

In the autumn of 2018, MDI organised two workshops: the first for provincial communications officers…

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Framework agreement with Päijät-Häme Welfare Consortium of Municipalities

  • Governance

MDI, together with NHG (Nordic Healthcare Group), has signed a framework agreement with the Päijät-Häme…

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Revenue structure analysis of migration in Uusikaupunki

  • Population
  • Migration

1.9.2018-15.10.2018

MDI provided a statistical analysis for the city of Uusikaupunki, in which population growth and…

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Regional and demographic situation map of Central Finland

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Regions

1.9.2018-15.12.2018

MDI provided a regional profile for Central Finland based on a data visualisation of the…

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Evaluation of the impacts of the structural funds in Central Finland

  • Funds
  • Society
  • Governance

6.11.2018-25.2.2018

MDI evaluated the effectiveness of Central Finland’s Structural Fund operations on behalf of the ELY…

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Fast Eastern Railways – their impact on regional economy, using data visualisation

  • Society

1.11.2018-15.1.2019

MDI provides an evaluation of the impact of fast railway in Eastern Finland including a…

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A preliminary study on the impact of the road tolls on the attractiveness of municipalities

  • Society

1.11.2018-15.1.2019

MDI created an evaluation about the impact of road user prices on the attractiveness of…

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A presentation of the vitality and attractiveness of the City of Hamina

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality
  • Growth

1.11.2018-30.11.2018

The city of Hamina is creating a programme for growth and the competitiveness. For this…

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Future scenarios for Uusimaa

  • Future

1.11.2018-

The scenarios for the Regional council of Uusimaa were prepared with the management team of…

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Study on private service providers promoting business enterprises and employment

  • Business

1.5.2018-31.9.2018

The health, social services and regional government reform and its reform of growth services (business…

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Evaluation of the transport strategy of Southwest Finland

  • Transport

1.9.2018-

MDI evaluated the transport strategy of Southwest Finland together with Linea. The strategy was finished…

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A city guide for real estate investors

  • Urban

1.9.2018-30.11.2018

MDI produced a city guide for real estate investors for Sijoitusovi.com site. In the guide,…

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Preparation of a cultural strategy for the City of Oulu

  • Urban
  • Culture

1.10.2018-

The City of Oulu sought to become the European Capital of Culture in 2026. The…

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Evaluation of sparsely populated rural areas

  • Rural
  • Future

1.9.2018-31.10.2018

MDI undertook an evaluation for the National Audit Office of Finland on sparsely populated rural…

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Population and Migration Analysis of the City of Kokkola

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Migration

15.9.2018-15.10.2018

The City of Kokkola’s population and migration trends have been analysed

					

Statement of the school network for the City of Kouvola

  • Urban
  • Population
  • Vitality

15.9.2018-30.9.2018

City of Kouvola ordered an expert statement from MDI on the development of the area’s…

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A workshop for Innovativeness and growth relating to the South Ostrobothnia -project

  • Regions
  • Future

1.10.-30.11.2018

MDI facilitated two workshops for the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia in relation to the…

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The vitality analysis of Pietarsaari City

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality

1.10.2018-15.12.2018

In this analysis the attractiveness of Pietarsaari, based on the population trends, migration and the…

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Image research on Kauhava City

  • Communication
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality

1.11.2018 -18.2.2019

MDI carried out an study on the city of Kauhava’s image. The study consisted of…

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Automating the school transport decision by using robotics

  • Population
  • Migration

1.11.2018-31.1.2019

The city of Tampere is growing at a rapid pace and the region is projected…

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The evaluation of Working Life 2020 -project

  • Employment
  • Future

1.10.2018-28.2.2019

MDI carried out the final evaluation of the Working Life 2020 -project during the period…

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Evaluation of the Digital Municipality Experiment

  • Regions
  • Future
  • Digitalisation

1.9.2018-31.12.2018.

In 2018, several projects and experiments related to digitalization were kicked off in Finnish municipalities.…

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Evaluation of LEADER principles and governance model

  • Rural
  • Governance

9.10.2018-

MDI and the Ruralia Institute at the University of Helsinki evaluated the European Leader principle…

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Evaluation of the Local Food Programme

  • Rural

4.9.2018-12.12.2018

MDI and TK-Eval evaluated the Local Food Programme. The evaluation focused on the execution, results…

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Evaluation of Interreg Central Baltic Programme

  • Communication
  • Governance

1.10.2018-

Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014–2020 is one of EU’s cross-border co-operation programmes implemented around the…

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Regional Strategy for Lapland

  • Regions
  • Business
  • Environment

1.10.2018-

The regional strategy for Lapland is being prepared during autumn 2018. MDI, together with LGR-Consulting…

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Background data for the new economic policy of Nokia City

  • Vitality
  • Business

1.6.-30.6.2018

The City of Nokia is updating its economic policy. MDI compiled the latest statistics and…

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The Migration and Vitality Analysis for Savonlinna

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality

1.5.-31.8.2018

Savonlinna’s Migration and Vitality Analysis examines the quantitative development of urban migration between 2000 and…

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Regional mobility report in Growth Corridor Finland

  • Regions

1.6.-30.9.2018

MDI produced a pre-report regarding mobility in Growth Corridor Finland. Regional mobility relates to migration,…

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Growth of low-wage jobs and Finnish social security

  • Society
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Future
  • Involvement

1.7.2018-28.2.2019

The National initiative for basic security and activity (TOIMI, in Finnish only), produces information and…

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KULTA – Special features of the Forest Sami culture

  • Culture

12.10.2018-30.6.2019

MDI studies specific cultural features of the so-called Forest Sami people. The study focuses on…

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Indicators for the Vantaa circular railway

  • Society

1.6.2018-

The work evaluated the effects of the Vantaa circular railway. The evaluation took a wider…

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Demographic scenarios for Uusimaa region

  • Population
  • Regions
  • Employment

1.7.-30.12.2018

MDI produced an evaluation for Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council on the relevancy and results of a…

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Facilitating the personnel and stakeholder sessions for Luova

  • Governance

1.6.-30.11.2018

Together with the regional reform, a new National Supervisory Authority Luova was due to be…

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Research on the functionality and impacts of work try-out

  • Employment

8.8.2018-

Work try-out is a service designed to support the employment of unemployed customers of the…

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School network optimising 2033 in Tampere

  • Population
  • Future

6.-15.8.2018

The population scenarios viewed the upcoming population increase through three alternative scenarios. The options were…

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Report on the effectiveness of the Finnish Enterprise Agencies

  • Business

1.7.2018-30.1.2019

About 30 regional and local Finnish Enterprise Agencies operate in Finland. Their mission is to…

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Growth potential analysis for the regions

  • Urban
  • Rural

MDI conducted a regional growth potential analysis for Harjavalta Oy. The purpose of the analysis…

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Case Studies on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides

10.7.-15.8.2018

MDI is involved in an international consortium which has been mandated by the European Parliament…

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Regional profiling for Diaconia University of Applied Sciences DIAK

  • Regions

1.6.-31.7.2018

The analysis of the regional profiling is based on the current DIAK network in Helsinki,…

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Sparring the evaluation of Leader groups

  • Rural

1.7.-15.9.2018

MDI planned and executed a sparring day for all Leader groups in Finland. A pre-survey…

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Services to the Rural areas Innovation Camp

  • Rural
  • Business
  • Future
  • Innovation
  • Digitalisation

26.6.-1.12.2018

MDI planned and facilitated an innovation camp held in Porvoo, Finland in November 2018. The…

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Impact evaluation and service design of communication for rural development programme in South Ostrobotnia

  • Impact
  • Communication
  • Rural

1.6.2018-30.6.2019

MDI carried out a project focusing on sparring the impact evaluation of rural development programme…

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Regional Development and Vitality Analysis of Vaasa-Mustasaari

  • Regions
  • Future

1.6.2018-30.9.2018

Vaasa and Mustasaari carried out a joint municipal structure survey (more information in Swedish https://fusionskollen.fi/).…

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Study on construction and real estate views of housing policy and housing markets in Jyväskylä

  • Urban
  • Regions

1.8.2018-15.12.2018

MDI conducted a study for the City of Jyväskylä on the principles of housing policy…

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Evaluation of the Government Key Project: Career opportunities for people with partial working ability

  • Employment

13.8.2018-

MDI, in cooperation with KPMG, evaluated the key project Career opportunities for people with partial…

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Kirkkonummi’s vitality and wellbeing programmes

  • Vitality

1.6.-31.8.2018

The municipality of Kirkkonummi prepared its municipal strategy last year. Now the strategy is embodied…

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Southeast Finland's Model for corporate growth services

  • Growth

15.5.2018-15.6.2018

The South Karelia and Kymenlaakso regions prepared for the growth service reform by building pilots…

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The functions of biodiversity in the upcoming regions

  • Governance
  • Environment

1.6.2018-28.2.2019

The tasks of promoting biodiversity and environmental protection would have changed due to the envisaged…

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Study on economic effects of the Architectural Heritage Aid

  • Culture

15.6.2018-

Well-maintained built cultural environment enhances the amenability of the area and makes it more attractive…

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Evaluation of the Organic Development Programme

  • Rural

4.6.2018-2.11.2018

The purpose of the organic development programme is to increase organic production, diversify the range…

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Statistical and spatial data analysis about the national and regional importance of Major Highway 5

  • Regions
  • Transport

1.5.2018-16.6.2018

MDI conducted a statistical and spatial data analysis for the Regional Councils of Southern and…

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Boosting of self-assessment of the rural development plan of North Ostrobothnia

  • Rural

1.1.-31.12.2018

MDI supported the ELY Centre of Northern Ostrobothnia in the self-assessment process of the regional…

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In search of a Positive Gaming Position for Posintra Ltd

  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Business

1.6.2017-30.4.2018

In recent years, the term “positive gaming position” has emerged in soccer talk. It means…

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Evaluation of production incentive for audiovisual industry

26.3.2018-

Production incentive for audiovisual industry is directed for feature films, documentary films, serial fiction and…

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The impact of public subsidies on film production

24.11.2017-15.5.2018

At the end of 2017, MDI launched an evaluation study on the mandate of the…

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Metropolis to the City Champions League

  • Urban

1.8.2017-9.1.2018

MDI proposes to the metropolitan area its own metropolis agreement, which is built on the…

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Statistical analysis of sub-regions of Finland

  • Population
  • Employment
  • Business

1.2.-21.5.2018

MDI carried out a statistical analysis of the vitality and attractiveness of 55 Finnish sub-regions…

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International affairs workshop in Päijät-Häme region 7.5.

  • Regions

1.4.-7.5.2018

As part of the Regional, Government, Health and Social Services Reform, in the prospective provinces,…

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Support for the preparations of the Regional, Government, Health and Social Services Reform

  • Society
  • Governance

23.3.2018-

The Regional Council of Ostrobothnia coordinated the preparations of the Regional, Government, Health and Social…

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The Regional Database of Culture

  • Governance
  • Culture

1.12.2017-

Ongoing administrative changes and the effective implementation of policy measures require a strong and accurate…

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New business development companies to Päijät-Häme region

  • Business

1.1.-30.6.2018

MDI studied the organisation of business development services in Päijät-Häme region during the first half…

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City of Kauhava’s attractiveness factors

  • Population
  • Migration
  • Vitality

1.2.2018-30.6.2018

MDI helped the city of Kauhava to draft a new strategy. Previously Kauhava had identified…

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Current state and future analysis of Kainuu Region

  • Future

1.5.2018-31.10.2018

MDI conducted a study on the current state of Kainuu Region and helped the Regional…

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Policy paper on smart mobility

1.4.2018-30.11.2018

The City of Hämeenlinna and Growth Corridor Finland took part in an international project on…

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Searching for regional vigour in Häme

  • Vitality

1.3.2018-

MDI assisted Häme Region in the facilitation and coordination of the Regional vigour in Häme…

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Future knowledge management

  • Knowledge management

1.2.2018-

MDI was playing a part in government project which outcome was set to determine goals…

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Impact evaluation of scheduled interviews for the unemployed

  • Employment

1.2.2018-28.2.2019

Since the beginning of 2017, all the unemployed job-seekers have been interviewed every three months…

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More tourism to Porvoo (Enhancing the tourism sector in Porvoo)

  • Business

1.3.-30.4.2018

Finland’s tourism income is € 14 billion a year. That is enough to be shared,…

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Data Update to the City of Pieksämäki

  • Population
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Employment
  • Business

1.3.-15.5.2018

In the spring of 2016, MDI produced a statistical study for the City of Pieksämäki,…

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Regional roadshow of regional governance, health and social services reform

  • Regions

1.3.-30.6.2018

The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Finland organised…

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Helsinki Symposium

  • Urban

1.12.2017-31.3.2018

The City of Helsinki invited 300 key players to the City Hall to discuss urban…

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Lapland Strategy work kick-off

  • Regions

1.3.2018-

Lapland launched a process to prepare the region’s strategy in a workshop at Rovaniemi on…

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Incentives within the state subsidy system for planning and growth

  • Society
  • Governance

1.2.2018-

MDI is carrying out a research for the Prime Minister’s Office. The project is researching…

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Study on co-operation structures in the field of welfare and education

  • Society
  • Future

1.2.2018-28.9.2018

The prospective regional reform would have introduced a new interface between the municipalities and the…

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Study on counties’ role in RDI activities of social and health services

  • Innovation

1.2.2018-31.8.2019

The prospective health, social services and regional government reform was designed to establish the new…

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Employment Programme and Growth Services of Growth Companies

  • Employment
  • Business

19.12.2017-31.5.2018

MDI evaluated the Employment Programme of Growth Companies 2016-2018 launched by the Ministry of Employment…

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Sparring of the communication strategy of the city of Kokkola

  • Communication
  • Urban

1.2.-30.4.2018

MDI sparred the city of Kokkola with its communications strategy in Spring 2018. As a…

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Study on European Policies on Archipelago and Water Bodies

  • Rural
  • Environment

13.11.2017-10.10.2018

The “Island, lake and river basin policies in Europe” study aimed at gaining a picture…

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Building a vision for Herttoniemi district

  • Urban
  • Involvement

1.9.2017-1.9.2018

The project kicked off at the beginning of October 2018 during the Herttoniemi Suburban Festival.…

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Innovation camp focused on improving nutrient recycling

  • Rural
  • Innovation
  • Environment

9.2.-11.4.2018

MDI facilitated an innovation camp for nutrient recycling in Tuusula on 10-11 April 2018. The…

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Future in Ostrobothnia

  • Employment
  • Business
  • Future

1.12.2017-31.3.2018

At the end of 2017, the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia launched a forecast pilot. MDI…

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Analysis of the marine cluster in the Northern Growth Zone

  • Networks

26.10.2017-31.5.2018

The Northern growth zone is a cooperation network of 13 cities and six regional councils…

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Building Borderless Tampere Region

  • Population
  • Regions

1.11.2017-31.3.2018

Good land use, housing and traffic planning creates a general level of attractiveness for urban…

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Atlas to develop Business Regions in the Hämeenlinna and Janakkala regions

  • Business

1.3.-15.4.2018

MDI drafted a visual atlas for the city of Hämeenlinna and the Municipality of Janakkala…

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Mapping the regional status and growth potential of Hämeenkyrö

  • Population
  • Growth
  • Regions
  • Business

15.1.-13.3.2018

MDI drafted a visual presentation displaying the regional status and growth potential of Hämeenkyrö. The…

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Recognising and strengthening the vitality of Hämeenkyrö

  • Business

15.1.-31.5.2018

The project aimed at recognising and strengthening the vitality of Hämeenkyrö. The aim was to…

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Survey on freedom of choice within social and health services in Satakunta region

  • Knowledge management
  • Involvement

1.1.2018-30.3.2018

Satakunta Region has invested in gathering feedback from the residents and in a number of…

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Support and sparring of the population scenarios in Tampere

  • Population

1.1.2018-30.5.2018

The Strategy Unit in the City of Tampere and the political actors of the city…

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Population plan for Häme Region up to 2040

  • Population

15.12.2017-15.5.2018

MDI drafted a population plan for the Häme Region up to 2040. The work was…

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Well-being analysis by municipality in South Savo

  • Wellbeing

15.12.2017-15.3.2018

MDI carried out a well-being analysis of South Savo, examining the state and development of…

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XXX Analysis: Reasonably priced Helsinki Region North succeeds in migration

  • Population
  • Migration

1.11.2017-31.2.2018

The ten neighbouring municipalities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa in Finland (KUUMA municipalities) are major…

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Business Growth Services in the Central Ostrobothnia and Ostrobothnia Regions

  • Governance

1.9.-31.12.2017

MDI sparred the preparation of the regional government, health and social services reform in Central…

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Plans for developing town centres

  • Vitality
  • Regions

15.10.2017-31.3.2018

Four municipalities in the Upper Savo region are seeking to boost their attractiveness and vitality…

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Vitality programme for Forssa region

  • Vitality
  • Regions

1.10.2017-31.8.2018

Forssa region includes the city of Forssa and the municipalities of Tammela, Jokioinen, Humppila and…

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Survey of biodiversity promotion and nature conservation tasks

  • Governance
  • Environment

1.10.-31.12.2017

In the context of the prospective provincial reform, the tasks of environmental protection and biodiversity…

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Strategy Sparring for the Municipality of Reisjärvi

  • Regions

1.12.2017-

MDI sparred the Municipality of Reisjärvi in drafting a new strategy. The sparring included a…

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Strategy Sparring for the City of Seinäjoki

  • Urban

2.-31.1.2018

MDI assisted the City of Seinäjoki in 2015-2016 to prepare a new City Strategy by…

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Evaluation of the Interreg Nord and Botnia Atlantica

1.12.2017-15.11.2018

MDI participated in a Nordic consortium appointed to carry out the evaluation of the Interreg…

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Role of towns in the regional government, health and social services reform

  • Regions
  • Governance

1.5.-31.10.2017

MDI carried out a study on the role of towns (small and middle-sized) in the…

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Concept for leading cooperation in Suupohja region

  • Regions
  • Business

1.3.2017-31.12.2018

SEK is a federation of municipalities in the Suupohja region (Isojoki, Karijoki, Kauhajoki, Teuva) focusing…

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International innovation camp for Finnish Rural Network Support Unit

  • Communication
  • Rural
  • Innovation
  • Networks

15.5.-30.6.2017

The Finnish Rural Network Support Unit organised an international innovation camp, 26th – 29th June…

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More meetings and events to Kouvola

  • Urban

1.5.-30.6.2017

MDI was pleased to work in partnership with the Communications and Marketing Design Office, Nitroid…

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Building ESF gala

  • Funds

1.5.-15.9.2017

The European Social Fund (ESF) – in Western Finland – celebrated its 60-year anniersary in…

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MDI involved in the preparation of the employment strategy for the Kaustinen region

  • Regions
  • Employment
  • Future

1.6.-31.12.2017

MDI sparred the Kaustinen region (Halsua, Lestijärvi, Kaustinen, Toholampi, Perho and Veteli) in the preparation…

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Evaluation of the Linke Project funded by ESF

  • Employment

1.6.2017-31.5.2018

The employment services of the City of Seinäjoki executed the Linke Project funded by the…

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Clarifying the mission of a development company

1.8.-15.9.2017

Business development companies were required to redefine their tasks and mission in order to function…

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Evaluation of the National development projects and coordination projects

  • Rural

1.4.2017-31.12.2017

The evaluation of national development projects and coordination projects within the Rural Development Programme for…

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Study on the Tampere-Seinäjoki-Vaasa-Umeå growth corridor

  • Transport

1.8.2017-31.3.2018

In the development of growth corridors, it is essential to find a common strategic vision…

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FRUSH – sparring a startup event for circular economy

  • Environment

15.8.-31.10.2017

FRUSH was a circular economy-related event in 2017 gathering together experts, developers, companies and financiers…

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Preparation of the municipal strategy for the City of Raahe

  • Regions

15.8.-30.9.2017

In August-September 2017, MDI participated in the training of elected councillors and sparred the development…

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Study on SCOs (simplified cost options)

  • Funds

1.9.-31.12.2017

The current EU programming period introduced a number of simplified cost options (SCO) which aim…

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Strategy process for Municipality of Kuortane

  • Regions

1.8.-15.9.2017

Kuortane is a municipality of about 3 700 inhabitants located in the South Ostrobotnia region…

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Development of services around railway stations

15.8.-31.12.2017

Railway stations and their surroundings have become buzzing oases in urban development terms. There are…

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Evaluation of the Administration of ESIF

  • Funds
  • Governance

1.9.2017-30.6.2018

ESIF consists of five structural and investment funds, of which Finland utilises four: European Regional…

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Vision and roadmap for Tourism in Helsinki

8.9.-30.11.2017

Tourism has become one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world. It…

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Workshops for Growth services in Kymenlaakso and South Karelia

  • Regions
  • Business
  • Governance

1.5.-31.12.2017

The prospective regional government, health and social services reform would have brought about changes in…

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Mapping of Nordic test and demonstration facilities

1.5.2017-31.8.2017

MDI participated in a joint project in which Nordic test and demonstration facilities were mapped.…

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MDI maps future trends up to 2050 for Helsinki Region Transport

  • Urban
  • Transport

1.4.2017-31.8.2017

Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) was involved in the drafting of the regional land use, housing…

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Cultural environment as a resource in the new regions

  • Culture
  • Environment

21.3.2017-30.3.2018

In MDI’s project for the Ministry of the Environment six cultural resources that can accelerate…

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Research on results and impacts of the RDP 2014-2020 on competitiveness of agribusiness

  • Rural

1.4.2017-30.4.2019

The Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 aims at improving the competitiveness of agribusiness. MDI acted as…

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Sparring the ProAgria group in network development

  • Rural
  • Networks

20.3.2017

ProAgria is a Finnish expert organisation providing an extensive network of specialists and a wide…

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Sastamala – from friction to vitality

  • Vitality
  • Business

1.4.2017-31.12.2018

Sastamala seeks to turn the ongoing structural changes and challenges from friction to regional vitality.…

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Sparring Seinäjoki’s new sector of vitality and competitiveness

  • Urban
  • Future

1.-30.4.2017

The city of Seinäjoki decided to reshape its organisation starting from 1st June 2017. The…

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Speed sparring of the municipal strategy for Liminka

  • Population
  • Vitality
  • Future

15.2.-1.3.2017

Liminka is a 2000’s growth miracle. Despite being located next to the city of Oulu,…

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Strategy Process

  • Urban

1.2.-31.10.2017

The city of Kokkola is renewing its strategy while preparing for its 400-year anniversary in…

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Planning the approach for vitality policies in Jyväskylä

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Business

1.8.2016-31.1.2017

In the future, ensuring vitality will be one of the main tasks for Finnish cities.…

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Creating a Regional Development Snapshot Tool to support the Regional Government Reform

  • Regions

1.2.2017-31.12.2017

MDI led, during 2017, a consortium that constructed a Regional Development Snapshot Tool,which combined the…

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Participation in the analysis of municipalities’ statutory tasks

  • Governance

1.2.2017-30.9.2017

The statutory duties of the municipalities were due to change with the prospective health, social…

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Supporting the Health, Social Services and Regional Government Reform

  • Governance

1.2.2017-30.6.2018

The prospective health, social services and regional government reform was designed to be one of…

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Evaluation and Action Research of Regional Experiments in Employment and Business Services

  • Governance

1.2.2017-30.11.2018

Prime Minister Sipilä’s government aimed to lift the Finnish economy onto the track of sustainable…

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3rd Road Map for Urban Policy: Small Town Wins With its Originality

  • Urban

1.12.2016-31.3.2017

Small and medium-sized cities succeed by identifying their own unique opportunities of megatrends and by…

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Strategy process for Central Uusimaa

  • Future

1.9.2016-15.11.2016

MDI helped the Central Uusimaa Development Centre to outline a new strategy for 2020. In…

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Business plan for the Metropolia Campus in Myllypuro

  • Business
  • Networks

11.11.2016-28.2.2017

MDI helped Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in drafting the local business plan for the…

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Evaluation of the Farm Advisory Services in the Mainland Finland Rural Development Programme

  • Rural

1.11.2016-31.3.2019

Farm Advisory Services has been launched as a new measure under the Rural Development Programme…

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Evaluation of the Structural Funds Programme

  • Funds

1.11.2016-30.6.2019

A consortium led by MDI implemented an evaluation of the Finnish Structural Funds programme. The…

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Profiling Southern Finland’s Development Corridors

  • Regions
  • Governance
  • Transport

10.11.2016-28.2.2017

The development of the regions is increasingly channelled towards development corridors crossing administrative borders. The…

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Joint Export Models for Kantola Woodworking Industry

  • Business

1.6.2016-31.12.2016

MDI, together with Casagrande Laboratory Center of Urban Research, mapped potential export models for the…

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Sparring Small and Medium-Sized Cities

  • Vitality

1.10.2016-30.4.2017

MDI facilitated two networking meetings for the SEUTU programme (REGIONAL programme in English), which has…

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Study on Development of Housing Policy

1.10.2016-30.6.2017

MDI was responsible for a research project focusing on how housing policy should be developed,…

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Framework Agreement on Management Consulting

1.1.2017-

MDI signed a framework agreement with the city of Tampere concerning management consulting services in…

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Future-Oriented Vision for Kotka-Hamina Region

  • Future

1.10.2016-30.9.2017

The prospective structural reforms in Finland were due to dramatically reshape the municipal level. Cursor…

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Regional profiles

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Vitality
  • Growth
  • Regions

1.10.2015-31.8.2016

MDI published a 200-page study on Regional Profiles 2016. It consists of national development analyses…

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Analysis on Development of the Regions

  • Regions

1.6.-17.6.2016

Elite Asset Management Plc is directing its real estate investing towards successful cities and regions…

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Vitality Survey for inhabitants and business

  • Vitality

15.5.-30.6.2016

MDI created a base for drafting the Vitality Programme for the city of Kannus by…

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Tuunaa Tuottoa Vol. 2 – Facilitation of Network Meetings

  • Business
  • Networks

15.1.2016-

MDI organised regional Tuunaa Tuottoa Vol. 2 network meetings in five cities. This co-operation model…

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Future regional tasks in Kymenlaakso

  • Regions
  • Future

26.5.-31.12.2016

Finland contemplated the most profound regional reform in decades. All regional councils were urged to…

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Future Paths for Helsinki Region North

  • Future

1.5.2016-31.3.2017

Ten municipalities in the Helsinki Region North (a.k.a. Central Uusimaa Region) have organised their regional…

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Study on Gold Plating among EU programmes

  • Funds

9.5.2016-31.12.2016

MDI, together with Sweco, analysed the provisions on the simplification of the management of the…

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Impact, Customer Orientation and Cost-effectiveness in Regional Administration Reform – the Future of the Regional Development System and the Services of ELY Centres and TE Offices

  • Governance

12.5.2016-19.1.2017

MDI, Tempo Economics Ltd and Melkior Ltd conducted a study generating new knowledge on the…

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Evaluation of Northern Finland Regional Programmes (Kainuu, Central Ostrobothnia, Lapland and Northern Ostrobothnia)

  • Governance

1.7.-16.11.2016

MDI evaluated the Provincial Programmes of Northern Finland in a joint assessment during the summer…

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Functional regions and growth zones

  • Regions

1.3.2016-28.2.2017

MDI and the Finnish Environment Institute analysed Finland´s functional areas and growth corridors in the…

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Building of the vision 2030 for the Baltic Sea Region

2.5.-8.11.2016

MDI conducted, as a subcontractor to Spatial Foresight GmbH, a foresight study on the Vision…

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Study on regional development for the city of Pieksämäki

  • Population
  • Employment
  • Business

29.2.-13.5.2016

MDI gathered data for a study on regional development for the city of Pieksämäki. The…

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Municipality of the Future

  • Knowledge management
  • Governance

9.5.-13.9.2016

The changes that municipalities were due to face concern the service and governance structure. The…

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Smart Countryside – better services in rural areas by using digitalisation and experiments

  • Rural
  • Digitalisation

25.4.2016-25.1.2017

Digitalisation and urbanisation have drawn a great wave of attention and numerous projects and studies…

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Study on migration in Kanta-Häme region

  • Migration
  • Regions

4.3.-11.5.2016

MDI analysed Häme’s regional development and migration during April and May 2016. The report delved…

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Camp: Attracting investments to Eastern Finland?

  • Business

17.3.-17.6.2016

In May 2016, investment attractors from cthe ities, municipalities, regional development companies and regions of…

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Innovation camp “Komia Camp” 2016

  • Business
  • Innovation

7.3.–30.6.2016

Into Seinäjoki decided to organise an innovation camp ”Komia Camp” 2016 for the food business.…

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Developing of the city centre of Seinäjoki

  • Urban

15.1.-28.2.2016

Into Seinäjoki initiated a project called Operation Our Seinäjoki – Have your say on the…

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User point of view to mobility

  • Transport

17.12.2015-9.5.2016

MDI explored a variety of operating models to gather a true and consistent user point…

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Roadmap for Urbanisation II: Urban Building to stimulate Finnish economy

  • Urban

18.12.2015-15.4.2016

The role of cities as the reators of growth and in strengthening vitality faced a…

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Evaluation of the regional programme

  • Regions

15.1.2016-17.6.2016

Northern Savo Region carried out an external evaluation of the regional programme 2014-2017 at the…

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Sparring the economic development strategy in Pielinen Karelia

  • Business

1.12.2015-31.5.2016

MDI sparred the preparation of the economic development strategy in Pielinen Karjala (Lieksa, Nurmes, Valtimo)…

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Updating the economic development strategy in Central Karelia

  • Business

1.12.2015-31.5.2016

MDI updated the economic development strategy for the Central Karelia Development Company Keti Ltd. The…

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Planning the regional forecasting approach in Satakunta Region

  • Regions
  • Business

1.12.2015-

The Regional Council of Satakunta renewed its forecasting work in light of the anticipated governance…

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Mobility as a Service in the Growth Corridor of Finland

  • Transport

13.11.2015-31.12.2015

Growth Corridor of Finland aimed to become the leading European smart transport experiment base by…

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Bicycle – The missing wheel of MaaS?

  • Transport

2.11.2015-15.3.2016

MDI took part in a study tof he status of bicycling in MaaS (Mobility as…

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Vitality rocket

  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Vitality
  • Business

1.12.2015-1.3.2016

MDI constructed a ‘vitality rocket’ for Kouvola. It consisted of economic development, accessibility, business friendliness,…

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Role of regional development companies in national economic policy

  • Business

1.9.2015-31.1.2016

The Association of Regional Development Agencies in Finland, SEKES ry commissioned a study from MDI…

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Sparring of local cooperation

  • Rural
  • Regions
  • Networks

1.8.2015-30.9.2015

In September and October 2015, MDI studied the regional cooperation model of Kemijärvi, Salla, Savukoski…

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Strategy sparring

  • Business

1.10.2015–15.1.2016

Nykarleby Kraftverk Ab is an energy company owned by the Uusikaarlepyy city. The former city…

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Network training

  • Networks

26.11.2015-30.11.2016

Posintra decided to create a new learning environment and start a new digital platform for…

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Vitality indicators in the City of Pori

  • Vitality

16.10.2015-30.11.2015

MDI sparred the City of Pori in updating its vitality strategy, in particular the indicators…

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Available funding sources for the implementation of the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

23.9.2015-4.1.2016

The Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region doee not have it’s own financing, rather, it…

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Business and effective public services with mass data

  • Knowledge management
  • Digitalisation

1.9.2015-31.5.2016

MDI took part in a consortium led by ETLA, the Research Institute of the Finnish…

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Regional Rural Network days

  • Rural

1.9.2015-28.2.2016

MDI carried out six Regional Rural Network days in 2015-2016. The aim of a network…

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Sparring the city strategy

  • Urban
  • Vitality
  • Growth

20.10.2015-

The city of Seinäjoki wanted their strategy to incorporate a broad renewal process while encompassing…

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KomiaCamp Innovation Camp

  • Rural
  • Innovation
  • Transport
  • Digitalisation

23.3.2015-3.7.2015

Into Seinäjoki Ltd hosted a 30-hour innovation camp, KomiaCamp in Seinäjoki 23.-24.6.2015. The camp produced…

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Competitiveness of Lahti Region

  • Regions

9.6.2015-8.9.2015

MDI carried out a competitiveness study for Lahti Region. The study was based on a…

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MaaS Vision and effects 2025

  • Transport

20.4.2015-3.9.2015

The idea of MaaS (Mobility as a Service) has been a topic of interest for…

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Evaluation of the LHT-network (MAL in Finnish)

  • Regions

1.10.-15.12.2020

The Finnish national Land use, Housing and Sustainable Transportation Network (LHT) is a cooperation network…

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Evaluation of Farm Energy Programme

  • Rural

29.4.2015-7.10.2015

The Farm Energy Programme is a voluntary agreement for improving energy efficiency and the use…

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Porkkala – Municipality of the future

  • Urban
  • Regions

15.3.2015-

MDI took part in ventilating thoughts around the ”Municipality of the future” idea, making a…

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Process descriptions for regional business services

  • Vitality
  • Business

1.3.-15.10.2015

Well-functioning regional business services are the cornerstone of developing business and vitality at the regional…

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Various studies for the European Investment Bank

  • Funds

18.3.2015-10.11.2015

MDI took part in a European consortium that has carried out various studies for the…

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Urban Network Study 2015

  • Urban

4.3.2015-20.11.2015

MDI updated the Urban Network Study that has monitored and developed the national urban network…

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Defining the development activities of the archipelago in Eastern Uusimaa region

  • Rural

21.1.2015-5.6.2015

Eastern Uusimaa region has implemented the Archipelago Programme since 2012. The Finnish archipelago has a…

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Updating the strategy

1.12.2014-20.5.2015

MDI continued its cooperation with JOSEK and wrote another chapter in its story. MDI updated…

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Study on the development needs of the metropolis policy in Helsinki Region

  • Urban

15.12.2014-31.3.2015

Metropolis policy has been on the agenda since 2007. The primary themes of the policy…

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Effectiveness of the regional and local rural development plans 2007–2013

  • Rural

1.1.2015-31.10.2015

MDI carried out a study on the implementation and effectiveness of the rural development plans…

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Common strategy document for Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVIs) and Centers for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELYs)

  • Governance

1.1.2015-15.10.2015

The steering model for AVIs and ELYs was renewed in 2015. The previous model of…

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A practice-driven operating model for the innovation environment

  • Growth
  • Innovation

15.3.-15.6.2015

During spring 2015, MDI participated in the development of the innovation environment in Central Ostrobothnia.…

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Sparring of rural network activities

  • Rural
  • Networks

1.2.-31.3.2015

The rural network will contribute to the implementation of the rural development programme during the…

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Roadmap for urbanisation 2015+

  • Urban

1.1.2015-23.3.2015

MDI drafted a concrete proposal for a roadmap for urbanisation. The roadmap included a summary…

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Workshop to develop Tourism Strategy

15.9.-31.10.2014

Northern Ostrobothnia is the third biggest tourism region in Finland, measured by overnight stays, after…

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Coaching public procurements

1.8.-30.9.2014

MDI carried out a coaching session in Hämeenlinna for Innopark Programmes Ltd and the City…

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Developing the trackside in Lahti Region

  • Regions
  • Future

1.12.2014-15.2.2015

The trackside area makes a great object of investments in both the Growth Agreement and…

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Sparring the INKA (Innovative cities) programme

15.6.-31.8.2014

MDI coached Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, INKA cities, regional councils and…

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Report on a centre for skiing, adventure and nature activities

  • Wellbeing
  • Business

1.6.2015-15.11.2015

Skiing, nature activities and adventure sports are popular in Southern Finland. The Lahti Region is…

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Usability testing of the Project Gallery (Hankegalleria)

  • Knowledge management

4.7.2014-15.9.2014

The Finnish Government aimed to take fuller advantage of research data in its decision-making. The…

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Study on municipal restructuring in the Kainuu region

  • Vitality
  • Regions

1.8.2014-25.5.2015

With Janne Antikainen in the lead, the MDI Team studied the municipal restructuring in the…

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Intelligent mobility services and travel chains for European growth corridors

  • Transport

6.5.2014-11.9.2014

MDI carried out a survey of smart mobility services and travel chains in European growth…

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Coaching the economy and innovation services in the Centers for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY centres)

  • Business
  • Innovation

15.4.-30.6.2014

MDI supported the Ministry of the Employment and the Economy in identifying the success factors…

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Study on municipal restructuring in the Oulu region

1.3.2014-31.3.2015

One of MDI’s partners, Design Director Janne Antikainen was called on to study the restructuring…

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Developing the Helsinki-Hämeenlinna-Tampere growth corridor

  • Transport

1.2.2014-30.4.2014

The Helsinki-Hämeenlinna-Tampere growth corridor is the most significant development zone in Finland. The corridor has…

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Harvesting the innovation camps

  • Rural
  • Innovation

1.12.2013-31.12.2014

The Rural Network Unit at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry financed five innovation camps…

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Companies’ views about the Smart Specialisation Strategy of Southern Ostrobothnia

  • Business

1.3.-30.4.2014

Southern Ostrobothnia prepared its smart specialisation strategy by combining the focus areas of the regional…

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Playbook of internationalisation in Vierumäki

  • Wellbeing

1.10.2013-30.4.2014

MDI drew up a playbook of internationalisation for Heinola region. The work was related to…

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DG Regio framework agreement

1.1.2014-

MDI was part of a European consortium selected as one of the DG Regio framework…

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Evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy 2007–2013

21.1.2014-31.12.2014

MDI was part of the evaluation consortium that evaluated programmes and their indicator data in…

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Future and scenario work of Central Ostrobothnia

  • Regions
  • Future

21.10.-31.12.2020

Provincial strategies and programmes remain at the core of regional development plans. New provincial strategies…

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Impact assessment

  • Regions

20.11.2013-17.4.2014

Taking into consideration the circumstances, Joensuu region has developed well in the 2000s. Despite the…

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Impact assessment of business incubator

  • Regions

19.11.2013-12.2.2014

Development Centre Ltd. Helsinki Region North (Keuke) has been conspicuous for a decade. It has…

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Innovation activities within wellness sector

  • Wellbeing
  • Innovation

24.10.2013-18.6.2014

MDI helped Posintra to develop their innovation activities within the wellness sector by organising an…

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Transfer of the invention activities

  • Governance

1.11.2013-31.3.2014

MDI helped the Ministry of the Employment and the Economy and the Uusimaa region Centre…

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Workshop for renewing the management system in the city of Helsinki

  • Governance

1.11.2013-31.5.2015

The city of Helsinki decided to change its management system in 2017. The city began…

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Study on special municipal restructuring of the municipality of Jalasjärvi and the city of Seinäjoki

  • Regions

1.1.2014-31.3.2014

Design director Janne Antikainen, one of MDI’s partners, was called on to study the special…

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Developing the European Innovation Partnerships

  • Rural
  • Innovation

1.2.2014-31.5.2014

The European Innovation Partnership (EIP) introduced new tools for working with the rural economy. The…

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Development Day for the Rural Network Unit and Agency for Rural Affairs

  • Rural

16.12.2013

The Rural Network Unit moved from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry into the Agency…

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Regional scanning for resource wisdom

  • Environment

1.10.2013-15.11.2013

Resource wisdom is about the ability to use different resources – e.g. natural resources, raw…

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Regional innovation camps

  • Rural
  • Business
  • Innovation
  • Networks

1.4.2013-31.12.2014

MDI executed a series of five innovation camps in autumn 2013 for the Rural Network…

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Facilitating a workshop for the digitalisation researchers of University of Helsinki and Aalto University

  • Future
  • Digitalisation

1.12.2013-31.1.2014

MDI facilitated a workshop for digitalisation researchers in Otaniemi. Dozens of the most active researchers…

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Evaluation of the development measures of creative economy

12.6.2013-5.12.2013

MDI evaluated the development measures of creative economy for the Regional Council of Central Finland.…

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Regional Guidance Plan for Services

20.5.2013-12.9.2013

MDI drew up a guidance plan for the Porvoo-Loviisa-Lapinjärvi region in Eastern Uusimaa. The work…

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Updating the Regional Development Plan

  • Regions

1.8.2013-31.1.2014

MDI updated the Regional Development Plan, for the Regional Council of Lapland, shaping the development…

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Process of Nature Innovations project

  • Innovation
  • Environment

2.5.-30.11.2013

The Nature Innovations project by Häme Development Centre Ltd. aimed at creating a national-level knowledge…

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Strategy seminar for the municipality of Kuortane

  • Vitality
  • Regions
  • Governance

1.-21.9.2019

MDI implemented an intensive seminar for the municipality council of Kuortane, Finland focusin on analysing…

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Sparring the regional cities

  • Regions

2.5.2013-31.1.2014

Regional cities are the second or third cities of their respective regions. Their success reflects…

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Evaluating the action group and sparring the strategy

  • Rural

1.3.-30.6.2013

MDI evaluated the activities of the programme period 2007-2013 for the local action group, Seinäjoen…

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Developing the MicroNanoBio Ecosystem

1.4.-15.10.2013

MDI implemented a series of four workshops for VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and…

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The future work of closed down garrison areas

1.-31.10.2013

In February 2012, the state decided to close six garrison areas. MDI provided sparring for…

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Renewing the innovation programme

  • Innovation

1.5.-30.9.2013

Lapland University Consortium is a strategic conglomeration of three Lappish universities. The consortium renewed its…

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Story camp

1.6.-31.10.2013

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences wanted to attach a story to its application for authorisation…

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Gathering information about national programmatic development

1.3.2013-31.5.2013

The other Nordic countries follow actively what happens in the field of Finnish regional development.…

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Governance Model for the Rail Baltica Growth Strategy

  • Transport

1.1.2013-19.6.2013

MDI contributed to the planning of the Rail Baltica Growth Strategy. The Rail Baltica Growth…

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Facilitating the council seminar

  • Regions

1.3.2013-30.4.2013

MDI carried out workshops for the municipality of Kirkkonummi, 19.–20.4.2013. MDI built a bridge between…

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Regional workshop of the CREATOR miniprogramme

1.-31.3.2013

MDI carried out a regional workshop on the CREATOR miniprogramme for the Regional Council of…

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Evaluation of the Regional Development Programme of Southern Savo

  • Regions

14.3.2013-14.5.2013

An evaluation was made of the Regional Development Programme of Southern Savo 2011-2014. It was…

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Evaluation of the project ”Central Finland anticipates”

19.3.2013-29.5.2013

Local anticipation work in Central Finland has existed for decades. Anticipation is envisaged as a…

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Municipal restructuring of Seinäjoki, Jalasjärvi and Kurikka

  • Regions

1.1.2013-30.11.2013

Janne Antikainen carried out the municipal restructuring of Seinäjoki, Jalasjärvi and Kurikka in 2013. He…

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Future workshops

  • Future

1.1.2013-28.2.2013

MDI carried out two sparring workshops for the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia aiming to generate…

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Scenario work of the Regional Strategy of Southern Ostrobothnia

  • Regions
  • Future

1.1.-28.2.2013

MDI supported the Regional Council of Southern Ostrobothnia in creating the scenario work needed for…

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Evaluation of the Regional Development Programme of the Southern Finland co-operation area

  • Regions

14.12.2012-30.4.2013

MDI carried out an evaluation of the regional development programs of the Southern Finland co-operation…

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Ex-post evaluation of the Regional Development Programmes of Northern Finland

  • Regions

10.1.2013-7.6.2013

MDI carried out an evaluation of the regional development programmes of the Northern Finland regions…

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Strategic openings for mapping out the arctic operation

1.1.2013-31.12.2014

Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation – launched strategic openings for mapping out…

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INKA (Innovative Cities) preparation for the Helsinki Metropolitan Area

  • Innovation

1.9.-30.9.2013, 8.1.–1.2.2013

MDI supported Culminatum in the first phase of the INKA programme preparation for the Helsinki…

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Opening of the Workplace 2020 project

  • Employment
  • Networks

1.9.2012-31.12.2012

The vision of Finnish working life is to be the best in Europe, by 2020.…

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Developing innovation environments in rural areas

  • Rural
  • Innovation
  • Networks

1.9.-31.12.2012

MDI consulted Frami Ltd in developing rural innovation environments in 2012. The first task was…

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Ex ante evaluation of Structural Fund Programme 2014–2020

  • Funds

24.9.2012-31.3.2014

MDI carried out the ex-ante evaluation of the Structural Fund Programme 2014–2020 for the Ministry…

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Ex ante evaluation of the Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland 2014–2020

  • Rural

1.1.2013-31.3.2014

MDI carried out the ex-ante evaluation of the Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland 2014–2020.…

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Evaluation of the North-Savo provincial programme

  • Regions

31.3.-31.10.2020

MDI and TK-Eval will carry out an evaluation of the North Savo provincial programme. The…

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The Future of the Larger Metropolitan Area

  • Regions

1.9.2012-31.12.2012

MDI was responsible for organising six future-oriented workshops in the larger metropolitan region of Helsinki-Uusimaa,…

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Sparring of the Southern and Western Finland programme

  • Funds

1.3.-31.5.2012

MDI helped the regional councils of Päijät-Häme and Central Finland in the preparation of the…

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Evaluation of the axis 5 of the Southern Finland ERDF programme

  • Funds

1.3.2012-30.4.2013

MDI carried out the evaluation of the axis 5 of the Southern Finland ERDF programme…

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Promoting entrepreneurship friendliness in Päijät-Häme region

  • Business

1.4.2012-30.9.2012

Lahti region wanted to be the most entrepreneur-friendly growth centre in Finland by 2015. MDI…

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Services promoting innovation in the regions

  • Innovation

1.4.-16.11.2012

MDI carried out some research on the services that promote innovation in the regions. The…

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Strategy for the economy, vigour and competitiveness

  • Vitality
  • Business

1.3.-30.9.2012

MDI drew up the strategy for economy, vigour and competitiveness for the Western Uusimaa region,…

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Stakeholder survey about the new innovation policy programme

  • Innovation

15.5.-30.6.2012

MDI carried out a broad national stakeholder survey for the Ministry of Employment and the…

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A valuable working life process - kick off and expert views

  • Wellbeing
  • Employment
  • Culture

24.8.2012-1.12.2013

The Ministry of Education and Culture launched the development of working life through art, culture…

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Planning of the Invest in – tool

1.3.2012-31.5.2012

MDI planned a tool for development centres and developers to advise Russian companies to invest…

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Planning of the regional development programme for Eastern and Northern Finland

  • Regions

1.3.-13.6.2012

MDI played a central role in designing strategic guidelines for regional development in Eastern and…

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Evaluation of the national innovation policy and regional choices

  • Regions
  • Innovation

1.5.2011-31.1.2012

MDI carried out a project the aim of which was to signal the national innovation…

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Growth Entrepreneurship Programme for Southern Ostrobothnia

  • Business

1.10.2011-5.3.2012

MDI planned Kasvuyrittäjyyden tahtomaa (The Land of Growth entrepreneurship, Eng.), the growth entrepreneurship programme for…

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Big Picture – The Future of the Finnish Machinery and Metal Products Industry

  • Future

1.1.-31.7.2011

MDI carried out a study for PKT Foundation to identify the vision of the Future…

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Promoting service innovations

  • Innovation

1.2.-31.5.2011

MDI carried out a study to promote service innovations in the city organisation of Seinäjoki.…

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Strategic roadmap for the technology industries’ centre of excellence

  • Business

1.2.-15.5.2010

MDI drew up a strategic roadmap for The Upper-Savo Development Ltd in spring 2011. The…

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Transport industry report

  • Business

1.2.-15.4.2010

MDI carried out an industry report on transport in Kokkola region. The aim of the…

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Development of the DEMO Network

  • Networks

1.6.-31.12.2010

MDI carried out a study for the Ministry of Employment and the Economy on the…

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Preparation of the regional programme

  • Regions

1.1.-31.3.2010

MDI carried out a preparation process to prepare the regional programme. The work consisted of…

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Ex-ante evaluation of the Regional Cohesion and Competitiveness programme “COCO”

  • Regions

1.5.-15.10.2009

MDI carried out the ex-ante evaluation of the Regional Cohesion and Competitiveness programme “COCO” for…

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Interregional innovation strategy

  • Innovation

1.1.-31.8.2010

MDI wrote an innovation strategy for the Southern Ostrobothnia, Ostrobothnia and Central Ostrobothnia regions. The…

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Study for Service business for agricultural machinery industry

  • Rural

1.4.-30.9.2010

MDI carried out a study for Service business for the agricultural machinery industry for the…

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BSR coaching process

  • Regions

1.11.2009-30.6.2010

MDI carried out a coaching process for the development centres within Pirkanmaa region. The aim…

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Developing the Northern Finland innovation environment model

  • Innovation

1.1.-31.12.2009

MDI produced an innovation environment model for three regions in Northern Finland (Kainuu, Northern Ostrobothnia…

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Strategy for South Ostrobothnia Regional Group

1.11.2017-

MDI implemented a series of workshops related to the strategy process of the Southern Ostrobothnia…

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