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.
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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.
Functional Foods Forum provides specialized services and implements development projects for food industry. The goal is to speed up the market access of innovations and contribute to the growth, competitiveness and internationalization of food sector in Finland.
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 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.
What Does Maritime Turku Feel like? was a multisensory study carried out at the University of Turku to explore citizens and tourists’ images of Turku as a maritime city. The new research method provides more precise information than before e.g. for developing urban design and tourism.
Functional Foods Forum brings together the multidisciplinary expertise for the research and development of high-quality and healthy foods of the future.