About KEINO

KEINO is a network-based Competence center for Sustainable and Innovative public procurement in Finland.

The founding members responsible for the operation and co-development are were Motiva Ltd,  VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation – Business Finland, the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and Hansel Ltd.

The priorities of our activities in 2022–2023 are:

  •     procurement of new solutions,
  •     implementation of ecosystem agreements with cities and
  •     refining lessons learned into practical tools and operating models for procurement units.

The value of the Finnish public sector’s procurements is approximately EUR 47 billion annually, or on average 20% of the country’s GDP.

Learn more about KEINO by reading the following articles

Competence Centre to boost sustainable and innovative public procurement | Press Release of the Finnish Government 13.3.2018

KEINO - the strategic partnership embarking upon sustainable procurement in Finland | Interview of KEINO's leading coordinator Isa-Maria Bergman in the European Comission's News Alert on green public procurement (GPP) 12/2018

KEINO organizations and roles

KEINO experts

KEINO change agents