Result of Finpro’s 30-hour Camp: Know-how Attracts Investments to Eastern Finland

The key actors – development companies, ELY centers, regional councils, educational institutions and Invest in Finland – from three regions of Eastern Finland, namely North Karelia, Northern Savo and South Savo gathered together in Rantasalmi’s Järvisydän from 23 to 24 May to work on ideas to attract investments to Eastern Finland. The most attracting strengths were indentified to be photonics in the North Karelia, health care technology in Northern Savo and water and environmental expertise in South Savo. Eastern Finland’s shared strengths in terms of attracting investment were identified to be bioeconomy, technology and tourism. Actors emphasized the importance of knowledge, resources and solid and capable production development chains in the regions, networking skills, as well as the importance of trust. Attracting investments requires time, customized solutions and personal networks. 30-hour camp was ordered by Invest in Finland, Finpro.

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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