Network-based competence centre for sustainable and innovative public procurement (KEINO)
KEINO is a network-based competence centre for sustainable and innovative public procurement that brings together and builds networks between public procurement specialists. KEINO offers support and assistance to those responsible for public procurement for building sustainable and innovative procurement practices.
KEINO is a consortium of organisations – Motiva, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Business Finland, the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and Hansel Ltd – that are jointly responsible for implementation and development activities. Operational since 1 March 2018, KEINO will receive funding from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment until 31 May 2021 from the budgets for 2018 and 2019.
KEINO’s key goals for 2018–2021 are:
- Increase sustainable and innovative public procurement in Finland.
- Promote recognition for and active use of public procurement as a management tool.
- Help procurement entities openly share information about their own experiences and learn from one another.
Sustainable and innovative public procurement in Finland
KEINO has prepared analyses of sustainable and innovative public procurement in Finland:
Sustainability and innovation in procurement (in Finnish)
Strategic management of public procurement (in Finnish)
Sustainable and innovative public procurement competence (in Finnish)
Jaana Räsänen - jaana.rasanen(at)tem.fi