GOFORE PLC COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 17 AUGUST 2018 AT 14:30 EET

Gofore signs a framework agreement with Kela for their benefit information system renewal

Gofore has been selected for the Kela framework agreement on the reform of the benefits information system. There is an ongoing reform of all existing benefit information systems, benefit handling support systems and auxiliary registers in Kela moving to a new architecture. The reform includes systems related to the implementation of Kela's core processes, including electronic services.

Gofore is involved in three areas of the framework agreement:
- project management (a total of five suppliers, a value of EUR 3 million)
- requirement specification (a total of five suppliers, a value of EUR 7 million)
- application development (Java application developers, architects, and Scrum masters) (a total of five suppliers, a value of EUR 24 million)

The framework agreement is for two-year and has a two-year additional option (2 + 2). Gofore is involved in a total of three framework agreements worth EUR 34 million.

For further information:
Timur Kärki, CEO, Gofore Plc
tel. +358 40 828 5886
timur.karki@gofore.com

Stefan Baggström, Manager, Health and well-being, Gofore Plc
tel. +358 50 581 6919
stefan.baggstrom@gofore.com   

Certified Adviser Evli Bank Plc, tel. +358 40 579 6210 

Gofore is a company specialising in digitalisation established in 2002. We offer modern services that help operators in the private and public sectors to move with the times. Our mission is to change the world for the better through digitalisation and by renewing the ways of working. Our services cover the entire value chain - from management consultation to service design and implementation as well as cloud services. Staying on top and ahead of the development requires us to be fast-paced, regenerative and competitive. We have proven expertise of this from over 16 years. Our operations are characterised by top expertise, alacrity and genuine interaction. We believe that we are the best partner to our clients on the path to digital change. Gofore currently employs over 410 people in Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku, Swansea, Munich and Madrid. Gofore was chosen as the best workplace in Finland and the second best workplace in Europe in the Great Place to Work® 2017 survey. More information: www.gofore.com.