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The blog is written by Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) student group: Maija Moisander, Veli-Pekka Korhonen, Paula Lamminsuo, Heini Tauriainen, Kaarle Pirttiniemi and Jouni Hiltunen.    The ways to increase the attractiveness of rural areas are diverse. Services mean a lot, but also image, community spirit, e-services and environmental values can have an impact. What...

The initial and overall  ambition of the Häme pilot is:  The pilot will use PoliRural results to boost the region’s attractiveness by introducing business-friendly policies that can encourage new entrepreneurs to create products and services on circular economy and well-being, which in the future may become a significant source of employment. Change Factors Analysis (CFA)...


HÄME pilot stakeholder group gathered in groups Teams platform on 27th of August for a workshop to identify the drivers affecting the...




The overall ambition is to design, develop and introduce a platform that which will be modified on the base of real experiences during the project and prepare complex solutions, transferable to pilots and other regions. In addition to that, Polirural DIH aims to offer a solution for the global promotion of pilots. This DIH integrated technology, datasets and libraries in one infrastructure with a complex user-oriented portal in the Web environment. The DIH can connect end-users with developers or researchers to improve the impact of the demo applications or case studies by short-chain feedback from end-users. End users can join larger communities around the DIH to get advice, cooperation potential and access to modern technologies utilisation.


Polirural DIH AIMS TO

Provide a social space for a community of practices

Promote pilots work and support access to their analysis

Promote existing best practices

Offer new tools and technologies for testing

Provide access to digital technologies and competencies

Provide access to infrastructure and tests digital innovations (“test before invest”)

Support effective data management

Provide development playground for map-based projects

Offer training and skills development

Help in networking and connecting users and suppliers of digital innovations