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.
Pasi Satokangas, project planner
Tel. 040 484 4498
ERDF and Finnish government 35 000 €
Municipal funding 15 000 €
Tot. 50 000 €