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Public procurement is the purchasing process used by public sector organisations. There are rules governing how this is conducted. Public procurement can also be used to contribute to sustainable societal development.
State Aid guidance
State aid is being granted when one or more companies receives public funding and gain an advantage in relation to its competitors. We provide guidance to municipalities and regions in matters of state aid.
The Act on Systems of Choice (LOV)
The Act on System of Choice (LOV) regulates what will apply when contracting authorities subject parts of their operations to competition by setting up a system of choice where the user can choose between suppliers in the system.
Conducting business with public sector stakeholders
We provide information to help you with the procurement process and what you should keep in mind if you want to be a public sector supplier.
Our vision is robust public sector contracts for a sustainable future. To achieve this, we need to understand and address the existing needs. That is why we adopt an exploratory approach in partnership with other stakeholders. By working together, we can create great benefits for society as a whole.
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Sustainable public procurement
In a sustainable public procurement, you not only consider the benefits arising for your own organisation, but look at society as a whole. At the same time, you minimise environmental damage and safeguard certain social aspects such as equitable working conditions.
Procurement with the aim of increasing employment
Public contracts can be used to help people who have difficulty finding work to enter the job market, resulting in improved skills supply. Here you will find a model for how it works.
Innovation in procurement
Innovation in the public sector is essential for tackling the societal challenges of today and tomorrow. By buying, implementing and making use of innovative solutions in public organisations, we can offer our citizens better services, public utilities and benefits.