Multidisciplinary research program in nutrition and health

Functional Foods Forum brings together the multidisciplinary expertise for the research and development of high-quality safe goods to promote human health and well-being. The center is part of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Turku.

Functional Foods Forum combines leading-edge research expertise in natural, health and medical sciences with technological, legal and business know-how in order to develop and commercialise functional foods for human needs.


  • Independent research programs
  • Multidisciplinary expertise in food and health
  • Tailor-made research and development projects
  • Commercialisation and internationalisation assistance

The center is actively organising academic and industrial scientific projects together with other international and national top research units. The Finnish research and development network and the international contacts are actively exploited.