MDI facilitated two networking meetings for the SEUTU programme (REGIONAL programme in English), which has been launched to develop these cities. In the meetings, MDI sparred the launch and development pof ilot projects, in between the meetings, sparring took place via the Trello platform. Pilot projects covered the following themes: virtual circulation economic fairs, activity tourism internationalisation and growth model for small scale enterprises. The first network meeting was held from 16th to 17th November 2016 in the city of Forssa and the second in the spring of 2017. In addition, MDI sparred the SEUTU programme in the preparation of a communication plan and in the implementation of its communication. Half of the costs of the SEUTU programme are covered by 23 cities participating in the programme and the other half by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.