Keyword: Functional Foods Forum (FFF)
In the research groups of our unit and together with our partner institutes, it is possible to pursue postgraduate studies or basic level studies and to do internships. We constantly offer projects for students from different fields of study.
The time is now ripe for changes in the Finnish food system. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the universities of Helsinki, Turku and Eastern Finland, the Natural Resources Institute Finland, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the Finnish Food Safety Authority set the direction for food research, which aims is to make Finland a key player in the transition to a healthy and sustainable global food system. At the same time, new opportunities for economic growth are being created in Finland.
Global Consortium of Scientists Investigates Connection between Loss of Smell and Taste and COVID-19 with a Survey
Scientists from the Universities of Helsinki and Turku, Finland are part of the global consortium investigating the connection between the chemical senses and COVID-19. People with respiratory illnesses (including COVID-19) are urged to participate in survey on smell loss.
We provide specialized services and development projects for food industry. The goal is to speed up the creation and innovations and their access to market.
The University of Turku participates in the SHIFT Business Festival on 29–30 August with two themes: using technology in the sustainable development of the maritime and food industries and the interaction between humans and machines. The theme of SHIFT 2019 is Shapeshifting intelligence, which looks beyond the hype for a more holistic view of intelligent business.
Functional Foods Forum (FFF) is a research unit in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku and combines the best knowledge and expertise of different disciplines. By conducting scientific research on carefully selected food components, we aim to develop healthy and safe food products for the future.