The next MDI Academy will be moved to the autumn of 2021

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and the feedback from Academy applicants, we will rearrange the launch of MDI Academy II for the autumn of 2021.

The goal of the MDI Academy is to bring together regional development specialists from all over Finland. Several applicants definitely wanted face-to-face meetings. A safer time to start the training programme is likely to be in the autumn as the vaccination roll/out programme progresses making it possible and safe to organise face-to-face meetings at the Academy.

In the spring we already received several great applications. Students already accepted into the programme will automatically participate when the Academy starts. Those selected have already been notified in person.

The supplementary application period will begin in August

We will organise the Academy’s supplementary application period from the 16th of August to the 16th of September 2021 and will notify all those selected though this process by the 24th of September. The new schedule for the Academy’s face-to-face meetings will be announced when the supplementary application period starts in the autumn of 2021.

Follow our social media and mdi.fi/akatemia to receive the latest information on the start of the supplementary application period.

 

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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