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We Make Transition! – innovative collaboration for green transition

The project We make transition! aims to strengthen collaboration and innovation efforts between the civil society and the public sector to drive the green transition locally and regionally.  

In this project, a transnational inclusive sustainability vision is co-created, pathways and concrete steps towards the sustainability transition are identified, and selected sustainability initiatives are piloted.

The so-called Transition Arena Method, a transition process developed in the Netherlands, is piloted in this project. The civil society is brought closer and systemically integrated in innovation efforts and the sustainability transition. The method supports societal resilience by empowering different actors striving to support the creation and implementation of various innovative solutions. Different solutions of sharing economy, local circular economy of food, and eco-social solutions of energy systems are good examples.

Many partners in the Baltic Sea Region

We Make Transition! – Towards sustainable and resilient societies through empowered civil society and collaborative innovation receives funding from the EU Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme.

The Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council is a partner, whereas the Baltic Institute of Finland in Tampere is the lead partner. Other partners from Finland are the Council of Tampere Region and the Regional Council of Southwest Finland. The project has 12 partners from six states in the Baltic Sea Region.

The total budget of the entire project is 2.2 million euros, of which the share of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is 320,000 euros. The project is ongoing from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2025.

This page was last updated: 29.6.2023