Forssa region includes the city of Forssa and the municipalities of Tammela, Jokioinen, Humppila and Ypäjä. The region is located close to the city of Hämeenlinna, in the middle of Finnish growth triangle Helsinki-Tampere-Turku. The municipalities have jointly decided to boost the vitality of the region and to design a vitality programme to further guide the work. MDI was appointed to design and run the process by collecting thoughts via an online survey, interviews and a set of workshops. An analysis of the current situation as well as expertise profile for the region was completed at the end of 2017 while the actual vitality programme began in the summer of 2018.