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Projects

The impact of a visa-free North - VivaNorth

Duration: 1.8.2013 – 31.12.2014

Funding: European Regional Development Fund, Lapin Regional Council

MTI’s role:
Project administrator is MTI/ Lapland UAS and MTI/ University of Lapland is co-executor. Staff participating in the project include Pasi Satokangas.

Objectives: To produce knowledge on the impacts of a visa-free northern Finland that can be used by, among others, the business community and authorities.

Activities: Create a model for assessing the impacts of a visa-free northern Finland which can then produce knowledge of use in decision-making in northern Finland. To produce an analysis of visa-free travel for a pilot area

Outcomes: The project will create a tool for decision-making that will support development of the tourism sector in Lapland in particular.

Project staff

Pasi Satokangas, project planner
Tel. 040 484 4498
pasi.satokangas(at)ulapland.fi

Funding

ERDF and Finnish government 35 000 €
Municipal funding 15 000 €
Tot. 50 000 €