RELOCAL - Resituating the Local in Cohesion and Territorial Development

01.10.2016 - 30.09.2020
See the project website at: https://relocal.eu/

The EU Horizon 2020 research project ‘Resituating the local in cohesion and territorial development’ – RELOCAL has received funding from European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement Nº 727097. ...

ECoC-SME project group

01.08.2019 - 31.07.2022
Project website: https://www.interregeurope.eu/ecoc-sme/.
Researchers from the Karelian Institute and Business School of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies are in charge of the coordination of this project as 'Advisory Lead Partner'.

ESPON QoL - Quality of Life Measurements and Methodology

The objective of this ESPON activity is to receive answers to the following key policy questions:
• How does the concept and measurement of quality of life differ in meaning at different scales
(national, regional, local)?
• What are the territorial dimensions of quality of l...

Adaptive and innovative countryside

01.05.2020 - 31.03.2022
This study approaches the adaptive and innovative capacities of Finnish shrinking rural areas, as a multidimensional phenomenon, through the concept of smart shrinking, or as we term it: smart adaptation. The concept allows us to disentangle the impacts (both positive and negative) of demographic...