Päijät-Häme Regional Development Strategy and Plan for 2018–2021

The Päijät-Häme Regional Development Strategy and Plan for 2018–2021 was approved at the end of 2017 (Regional Council of Päijät-Häme 2017).

The objectives of the strategy are to

  • increase the attractiveness of the region
  • increase value on services and production
  • pilot new growth areas

As a spearheads in smart specialization, the strategy identifies

  • the circular economy
  • design
  • sports and experiences

The Päijät-Häme Regional Development Strategy and Plan are also guided by cross-cutting principles. According to the principles of sustainable development, Päijät-Häme and its industries are developed in a culturally, ecologically, socially and economically sustainable way (Regional Council of Päijät-Häme 2017).