The project aim is to make the procurement and service of public catering more sustainable in the Baltic Sea Region. Therefore, it
- identifies solutions to the challenges of sustainable public procurement and catering services across BSR;
- develops and tests regional strategies;
- inspires and motivates procurers and caterers to use their opportunities.
Project funding and partners
In the project on Innovative Strategies for Public Catering:
Sustainability Toolkit across Baltic Sea Region (StratKIT) 13 project partners and 10 associated partners from administrations, catering services, research and consulting work on these aims.
It was funded until end of 2021 through the INTERREG-BSR program of the EU with additional funding by the Russian Federation.
The project starts with mapping the current situation in the Baltic Sea Region.
In national and international workshops and round tables, strategies are developed and networks are built.
The project activities feed into the development of a Baltic Sea region sustainability toolkit.
The results are shared online to enable stakeholders to make a change towards sustainability.
Outputs and materials
StratKIT main outputs are the dynamic sustainability model, the online knowledge platform,
a network of stakeholders at national and BSR level; a best practices living repository,
and direct access to the interactive Sustainability Toolkit.
Follow-up Project StratKit+
A follow-up project StratKIT+ with 14 project partners and 11 associated partners is funded for 18 month through the INTERREG-BSR program of the EU. It started in October 2022.
The project approach is to expand the toolkit with new tools and aspects, such as crisis management, and to include more countries of the Baltic Sea Region.