INNOCAT is run by a project team of seven partners - four of which make up the project's core buyers group.


Project coordinator: ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a membership organisation of local governments and their associations. ICLEI is dedicated to building and supporting a worldwide movement of local governments to achieve tangible improvements in global sustainability with special focus on environmental conditions through cumulative local actions.

Motiva is a Finnish expert company promoting efficient and sustainable use of energy and materials. Its services are utilised by the public administration, businesses, communities, and consumers. Motiva are responsible for developing the national food and catering criteria for green procurement in Finland.

SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden is a leading international research institute that aims at creating value and delivering high-quality input in all parts of the innovation chain. It therefore plays an important part in assisting the competitiveness of industry and its evolution towards sustainable development.

Resah-idf (Réseau des acheteurs hospitaliers d’Ile-de-Fra­nce) acts as a group purchasing organisation for 130 hospitals and nursing homes in the Paris region (Ile-de-France). Resah-idf has an annual procurement volume of €1.5 billion and strategically focuses on demand-driven innovation. More information (in English) is available here.

The City of Turin (Italy) has a population of 910,504. Its school catering contract services 360 institutions, provides 50,000 meals a day and has a value of €80 million.


Environment Park Torino is a technology park (and private company) in Turin (Italy), which is dedicated to property management of the complex and to research and innovation.

Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells is a global company dedicated to the supply of high quality fuel cell components and backed by full research and development efforts. It has sites in the UK, USA, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. JMFC are looking to renew their contract for vending machine services to low-carbon vending machines.