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1 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment

2 Regional administration reform of 1 Jan 2010 Six regional administration agencies replaced by two new agencies: Centres for Employment and Economic Development Road Districts Environment Centres Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY), 15 centres Economic development, employment, competence and culture Transportation and infrastructure Environment and natural resources State Provincial Offices Occupational Safety and Health Inspectorates Environmental Permit Authorities Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI), 6 agencies Basic services, legal safety and permits The police Rescue and precautionary services Environmental permits Occupational safety and health ELVI

3 Steering of ELY Centres General administrative steering Ministry of Employment and the Economy Steering the Centres in their own administrative field Ministry of Employment and the Economy Ministry of Transport and Communications/Finnish Transport Agency Ministry of the Environment Ministry of Education and Culture Ministry of the Interior Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira Agency for Rural Affairs Tekes the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation Foundation for Finnish Inventions The ELY Centres account for approximately 4,400 person years. ELVI

4 Founding idea The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment promote regional development, by implementing government initiatives and development tasks in the regions. ELVI

5 ELY Centres and offices Lapland: Rovaniemi, Kemi Kainuu: Kajaani North Ostrobothnia: Oulu, Ylivieska Ostrobothnia: Vaasa, Kokkola South Ostrobothnia: Seinäjoki, Vaasa, Kokkola Central Finland: Jyväskylä North Savo: Kuopio North Karelia: Joensuu South Savo: Mikkeli Pirkanmaa: Tampere Satakunta: Pori Southwest Finland: Turku, Pori Southeast Finland: Kouvola, Lappeenranta Häme: Lahti, Hämeenlinna Uusimaa: Helsinki ELVI

6 Three ELY Centre responsibility areas Economic development, employment, competence and culture (E) Transport and infrastructure (L) Environment and natural resources (Y) ELVI

7 Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Ostrobothnia (ELY Center) - EU Funding Eine Kela-Löytynoja Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Ostrobothnia 1

8 Advisory Committee Director General Matti Räinä Management Group Personnel ELY 372 TE offices 222 Strategy Unit Head of Unit Riitta Ilola Strategy Operations Development ManagerJuha Levy Customerships Customership Manager Heino Heikkinen Precautionary Serv. Secretary for P.S. Tapani Rossi Structural Funds Group Manager Eine Kela-Löytynoja Communications Head of Comms. Tuula Pörhö Industries, labour force, competence and culture Director Leila Helaakoski Units: Rural Areas and Energy - Timo Lehtiniemi Competence, Employment and Enterpreneurship - Maire Mäki Innovations and Internationalising Business - Pauli Berg Transport and Infrastructure Director Matti Räinä Units: Control - Tuomo Kanniainen Support and Development Hannu Tolonen Permit Services - Tapani Rossi Transport System - Timo Mäkikyrö Planning - Risto Leppänen Maintenance and Construction - Markku Tervo Administrative Unit Administrative Director Timo Ronkainen Environment and Natural Resources Director Heikki Aronpää Units: Unit for Regional Land Use - Liisa Koski-Ahonen Nature Protection Unit - Eero Melantie Environmental Protection Unit - Juhani Kaakinen Water System Unit - Timo Yrjänä Employment and Economic Development Offices

9 Area of operation of Northern Ostrobothnia ELY Centre The main area of operation of the ELY Centre is Northern Ostrobothnia. It produces competence and cultural services to the Kainuu region, and the services of the transport and infrastructure area of responsibility. Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Ostrobothnia 3

10 Employment and Economic Development Offices as part of the ELY Centre's service network 5 offices, approximately 210 employees Raahe Sub-Region TE Office Oulu Region TE Office Koillismaa TE Office Ylivieska Sub-Region TE Office Nivala-Haapajärvi Sub-Region TE Office

11 Tasks of the Northern Ostrobothnia ELY Centre advisory, financial and development services to companies, employment-based aids and labour force training, agricultural and fisheries matters, immigration issues and the EU's structural fund projects environmental protection, land use and building control, nature protection, monitoring the state of the environment, use and management of water resources road maintenance, road projects, transport permit issues, traffic safety, public transport and archipelago transport vocational education, tasks connected with library, physical recreation, education and youth services the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment control and monitor the operation of the Employment and Economic Development Offices. They also safeguard public interest in environmental and water issues. Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Ostrobothnia 7

12 Financial framework 2011 EUR million Employment 72.1 Entrepreneurship, Innovations 23.3 and International Business Rural Areas and Energy 30.4** Competence and Culture 9.4* Transport and Infrastructure 75.9* Environment and Natural Resources 7.4 EU Project Financing 29.0 Operating Expenditure 27.4 (ELY Centres, TE Offices) Tekes funding 55.1 Agricultural subsidies total EUR million Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Ostrobothnia 9

13 ELY Centres and EU funding ELY Centres play a key role in regional development and the granting of EU funding. The EU s Structural Funds grant supplementary funding for activities promoting Finnish knowhow, employment and competitiveness. EU s Rural Development and Fisheries Funds projects and investments are also financed by ELY Centres ELVI

14 The Northern Finland Programme Area Social Fund (part of mainland Finland s operational programme) Regional Development Fund (operational programme for Northern Finland) Northern Ostrobothnia is one of the three areas ELVI

15 ESF and ERDF Project funding in Northern Ostrobothnia Council of Oulu Region ERDF -Common Development Projects of Industries - Innovations eg. in Universities ELY Centre ESF, ERDF -Development of organisations, education, employment (ESF) - employment-based investments, environment, businesses (ERDF)

16 Funding process for ESF and ERDF proposals at ELY centre (incl. Rural development funds) The ESF/ERDF Specialist evaluates the proposal and presents it to the following groups: The most suitable option of the following selection groups at ELY centre: Economic Development, Natural Resources and Culture Management Board at ELY centre (if budget > ) Subcommittee of the Regional Management Committee Regional Management Committee (if public funding > )

17 Staff in Strategy Unit/ Structural Fund Group Eine Kela-Löytynoja, Group Manager Päivi Jaakola, EU-coordinator ESF/regional programme (education) Henri Helander, EU-coordinator ESF/National Dev Programmes (education) Seija Hämäläinen, planner eg. statistics Anne-Maaria Kurvinen, specialist ERDF (environment) Ville Mehtälä, specialist ESF (employment) Terhi Nikula, specialist ESF (organisations, business, internationalisation) Janne Ranta, specialist ERDF (investments) Hanna Hiltunen, unit secretary, eg. information Riitta Ilola, Head of Strategy unit THANK YOU!

18 ELY strategy for synergy between Funds Applicants are encouraged to apply for projects which receive funding from different sources. We would prefer more applications in this category, although some good synergy projects have been funded. The project selection process aims for synergy and co-operation between funds at unit, group, ELY Centre and regional level (eg.the regional strategic programme) and projects are expected to collaborate with each other. The funding source is carefully considered between Structural Funds and rural development funds

19 Alignment of funding at ELY Centre Main sources are combinations of the Structural Funds, however it is also possible to utilise the Tekes R&D funds and the rural development funds Typically one of the sub projects promotes knowledge and skills (usually ESF) and the other includes investments (usually ERDF) The aim is for added value and avoiding duplicate work ELY Centre staff represent a wide range of expertise in substance knowledge, which is utilized in planning We work together with the Regional Council promoting the regional strategy. The Regional Council and ELY Centre allocate funding for different types of projects and offer different forms of assistance

20 Practical examples ESF funding from the ELY Centre and ERDF funding from the Regional Council Oulu Vocational College: Mobisimu investment project and Implementing Mobisimu development project in Bioenergy and Logistics Training Oulu University of Applied Sciences: INNOPI Innovative Learning Environments for Health Education development project and SIMMEDI Simulation Centre of North Ostrobothnia investment and development project The Association of Ylivieska Subregion: Tulos Expertise for the Future development project and Tapke changing business focus from products to client orientated service culture development project

21 Mobisimu Investment Project Oulu Vocational College ERDF funding from the Regional Council Budget: , EU/government funding Duration: Ten new simulators and new Training programs for computers

22 Logistics simulators in Kempele Truck simulator, Autosim AS, Norway Darkness driving (car simulator) ECA Faros, France Cranesimulator, Oryx Simulations AB, Sweden Wheel loader simulator, Oryx Simulations AB, Sweden Bioenergy Simulators in Muhos (all from Finland) Two Forwarder simulators, John Deere Harvester simulator, John Deere Harvester simulator, Ponsse Two small Forwarder simulators, Valmet and Ponsse

23 Implementing Mobisimu a development project Oulu Vocational School ESF funding from the ELY Centre Budget , EU/government funding Duration Main goals: Training, excursions and new contacts for teachers Testing of the new simulators and training models Simulators integrated to basic training

24 Results Simulators are part of Logistics and Forestry Training New Pedagogical Models Study paths which include simulators Monitoring and Evaluation Systems New approaches to teaching Continuous training for professional drivers Better qualified teachers: new skills and knowledge Networks with other simulator users in Finland and abroad Safer training, better skills using real machines and vehicles Less repairing costs of real machines and vehicles Less pollution

25 INNOPI Innovative Learning Environments in Health Education Oulu University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Social Care ESF funding from the ELY Centre Budjet: , EU/government funding Duration:

26 The INNOPI project consists of four subprojects Training environments exploiting simulation, information and communication techniques are built up for training clinical skills A learning health centre An action model is developed with clients and new technology for training in team work and interprofessional health promotion Interprofessional education for health care and medical students will be developed and existing collaboration will be strengthened between the two Universities of Oulu. Tutoring is improved and piloted in cooperation with Clinical Tutors.

27 SIMMEDI the Simulation Centre of North Ostrobothnia Oulu University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Social Care ERDF project funded by the Regional Council Budget: , of which EU and government funding Duration: Developing innovative, safe and controlled health care learning environments Investments in digital x-ray machines, a test dummy family, hospital furniture, a respirator etc.

28 Tulos Expertise for the Future The Association of the Ylivieska Region ESF project funded by the ELY Centre Budget of , EU/government funding Duration: Providing taylor-made training, workshops and other development forums for local SMEs based on their own needs entrepreneurs and employees involved 15 new jobs were created during the project

29 Tapke changing business focus from products to client orientated service culture The Association of the Ylivieska Region ERDF project funded by the Regional Council Budget: , EU/government funding Duration: Developing local SMEs business culture towards solution orientation and improving their products, operating systems etc. Also offered a chance for companies to attend international trade fairs or benchmarking trips abroad. 106 development projects in 101 companies Many companies have started development work which has been funded by other forms of assistance 27 new jobs were created during the project

30 Collaboration between Tulos and Tapke projects Planning events avoiding duplication Organising workshops for SMEs and business advisers Eg. Marketing costs from the ERDF project and the training from the ESF project Both projects got an opportunity to introduce their work to the target group Business visits Savings in time and cost Business development cases Development in preparation of new integrated management systems from the ERDF project and the training from the ESR project Marketing material Two-sided marketing brochure with information on both projects Thank you for your time - please don t hesitate to contact us for further information if required!

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