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Moving Towards Wellbeing (SE490)
Funded by South-East Finland - Russia ENPI 2007-2013

Objective of the project

The overall objective of the project was to develop business in the welfare and social and health care sectors as well as business-related collaboration within the framework of cross-border cooperation. All the activities were originally planned and developed on the grounds of mutual visions of quite similar challenges in the social and health care sectors in both countries. In practical terms, the objectives were targeted by focusing on entrepreneurs, university teachers and students of the respective sectors as well as by providing authorities with additional information on the challenges to organize partnership between actors in the public and private sectors.

Main activities

- Promotion of entrepreneurship. - Promotion of expertise in business education and Finnish-Russian cooperation. - Promotion of networking and cooperation.


Due to well functional and continuing cooperation with the project partners, the project resulted in, for example, the following figures: 203 participants in working groups organised within the project, 187 participants in the subject-specific seminars, 35 students passed the virtual learning course “Active competence in entrepreneurship” and one internet-based common network portal for providing information. Further information on the project and public network portal is available at www.wellbeingconnection.fi.

Basic information


Moving Towards Wellbeing


2012-04-01 - 2014-09-30

Total Budget / Programme funding

451 016 € / 300 000 €

Lead partner

Lahti University of Applied Sciences
Lead partner web-site


Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Vyborg branch
Higher Economic School of St Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance