Front page References Competitiveness of Lahti Region Competitiveness of Lahti Region Date: 9.6. –8.9.2015 Experimental Development Research, studies MDI carried out a competitiveness study for Lahti Region. The study was based on a heavy data mining and qualitative analysis of the strategies that focused on reacting in structural changes. The comparative study was made between Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Joensuu, Pori, Helsinki, Hämeenlinna and Tampere Regions. MDI’s Regional Development Expert Timo Aro conducted the data mining. The study was due in September 2015.