Two new players in the team

MDI acquired two new reinforcements in the playing line-up as M.Sc. Jaakko Huttunen and M.Phil Sari Rannanpää joined the team in the beginning of February. Jaakko holds a Masters degree in Planning Geography. Most recently he worked in Central Uusimaa (Helsinki Region North) focusing on the development and future of housing in the region. He has also worked as a trainee in the city of Vantaa and in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. Sari has been part of MDI’s team for some time as an external advisor focusing on regional development. Sari changes her role from an advisor to a specialist and continues taking responsibility in the development of rural issues and the evaluation of rural development programme.

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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