Innovativeness to Public Procurement

Public procurement represents a volume of 35 billion euro, approximately 19 % of GDP in Finland (2010). Public procurement plays a significant role in renewing service production in the public sector, creating cost efficiency and better quality in services, and providing incentives for new businesses. MDI spars Linna Development Ltd and the city of Hämeenlinna in the search of innovative public procurements. The process kicked off with an afternoon training session with 30 professionals. The work continues with procurement clinics in September. MDI implements the process in cooperation with Business Law Finland Ltd.