The aim is to develop Häme into a sustainable and competitive region, fully integrated to Europe. The aim of the EU programmes is to develop local competence, competitiveness and employment. The international dimension is encouraged in co-operation with municipalities, regions, schools and competence centres. This, in turn, enhances competitiveness, well-being and quality of life in the region.
The EU office in Brussels lobbies for all regional stakeholders, assists in making connections and raises awareness of the region in Brussels.