The Mid Nordic Region

Presentations from the Future -seminar 14 May in Jyväskylä

The Midnordic Committee organized a future oriented seminar in Jyväskylä on 14th of May 2014.
The purpose was to discuss the future, share possible new cooperation ideas and think how we could foresight the future in the Midnordic regions. The program included presentations and workshops.
The Midnordic committee will utilize the discussions during future strategy discussions and decisions. Thank you for everyone who participated and contributed to the work.

Presentations during the seminar day:

- Finlands government´s work & report on the futurePDF, Ulla Rosenström, Chief Senior Specialist, Prime Minister´s office

- The foresight –work in Central Finland, regional cooperationPDF, Anu Tokila, Regional Council of Central Finland

- Innovation cooperation & Smart SpecialisationPDF, Åge Mariussen, University of Vasa/Nordland Forskning

- Regional innovations and Nordic cooperationPDF, Harald Kjelstad, SIVA The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway

- Kangas - An Urban Development Project for TomorrowPDF, Tanja Oksa, City of Jyväskylä

- Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra Focus on the futurePDF, Antti Lippo, Sitra

Summary of workshopsPDF


Thank you for the guest speakers, Rosenström, Mariussen and Kjelstad.

Workshopping, creating new cooperation ideas for Midnordic cooperation.

Kangas industry area was one of the study tour places.