Renewal of Regional Foresight Process

One of the sub-sections of the regional development at the Regional Council of Satakunta is regional foresight, which can be seen as a tool to support future-oriented planning and decision-making. In Satakunta region, the foresight data is used in regional strategy, regional programme, and regional plan as well as in the follow-up of up-to-date development status of the region. The Regional Council of Satakunta is coordinating the co-operation concerning the regional foresight, which aims at strengthening co-operation and gathering permanent network around foresight operations. MDI supports the Regional Council of Satakunta in the renewal of the foresight process from the perspectives of foresight and follow-up of operational environment. The work includes e.g. pilot testing of regional foresight cells and designing of annual calendar for regional foresight process. The work will be finalised in June 2016.

A sustainable green transition is achieved by investing in the diversity of RDI activities – the AGDA project continues to work on this theme

AGDA is a Nordic development project funded by the Nordic Gender Equality Fund (NIKK). The project focuses on the opportunities that a greater focus on diversity and inclusion could create in the RDI-field, particularly in respect of green transition.

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MDI leads the co-creative process of developing, piloting and sharing practices for wellbeing in Sustainable Cities

The challenge bundle work is the cross-cutting co-development of the “Sustainable City” programme, co-ordinated by the Ministry of the Environment, with the aim of producing and sharing information, knowledge and solutions to the challenges linking cities’ management and practice in the area of leading work towards sustainability. The work produces concrete development measures, new ways of doing things and peer learning.

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A new project funded by the Ministry of Agriculture will explore multi-locality from the point of view of companies and their employers: is place-independence becoming the future norm of successful companies?

Although remote working and place-independent work have already been examined extensively from both the public administration implications and individual perspectives,…

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