UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

University of Helsinki (UH), established in 1640, is the largest institution of academic education in Finland, and an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. UH operates in four campuses in Helsinki (City Centre, Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki) and in nine other localities in Finland. UH has 11 faculties, several research-orientated institutes, multidisciplinary research networks and campus units, and units attending to the duties of a national authority. UH has an annual budget of 750 million euros. UH’s vision for 2025 is encapsulated in the slogan “Global impact in interaction”.

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

P.O. Box 53 (Fabianinkatu 32), FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

CLC: North-East

Country: Finland

http://www.helsinki.fi

Contact

Javier Arevalo javier.arevalo@helsinki.fi

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

NMR-based MetabolomIcs foR orgAniC miLk authEntication (NMR-MIRACLE)

This project will develop an analytical service to authenticate organic milk and enhance transparency throughout the dairy supply chain

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

Dairy products with reduced saturated fatty acids

Saturated fat intake in most EU states still exceed the guidelines for reducing cardiovascular disease risk

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

Dairy products with reduced saturated fatty acids

Saturated fat intake in most EU member states continues to exceed the dietary guidelines for reducing cardiovascular disease risk

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

Fermented seaweed based novel feed additives - SEAFEED

Seaweed biomass is a promising, abundant but underutilized resource for industrial bioconversions

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

Understanding Different Diets: Mediterranean, Baltic sea, and Okinawa

This MOOC explored the main components of the Mediterranean, Baltic and Okinawa diets and how they affect human health

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Public Engagement

Games of Foods

Games of Food is increasing public awareness around balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through the use of Escape games

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Public Engagement

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage

This EIT Food Schools Network is linking EIT Food to existing national school programmes across Europe and developing a portfolio of approaches within educational settings which could be used to improve children’s relationships with food

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

ISP - Isolation and Application of Plant-based Ice Structuring Proteins in Frozen Foods

Temperature fluctuations during storage of frozen foods result in big chunks of ice causing major quality defects of the product

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Education

EcoPack: Finding solutions to enable consumers and retailers to pack on-the-go items in grocery stores ecologically

EcoPack is a competition challenging 24 Master and PhD students of 3 Universities to develop new and innovative solutions to i) reduce the amount of plastic bags used by consumers in supermarkets to pack on-the-go items (e

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Public Engagement

Games of Food

The Games of Food project seeks to increase knowledge, awareness, and behaviour of balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through the design and application of escape games

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Public Engagement

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage in preschool and schoolchildren

This activity aims to develop a network that links EIT food with existing national schools programs in Europe and related stakeholders, ultimately to promote the exchange of ideas and information, ensuring effective translation of findings

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

ISP - Isolation and Application of Plant-based Ice Structuring Proteins in Frozen Foods

Temperature fluctuations during storage of frozen foods result in big chunks of ice causing major quality defects of the product

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Education

Foodio - Food Solutions Master Class

FOODIO was a challenge-based learning programme

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Education

FOODMIO

The objective of FOODMIO is to generate a multidisciplinary, challenge-based learning program for bachelor, master and doctoral students, young researchers, and professionals

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

PROVE - Functionalisation and valorisation of PROteins of VEgetable sources

In 2012, FAO estimated that food production needs to increase with 60-70% to feed ±9

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Innovation

Tasty Texture: Tailored fibre/protein-rich vegetarian Health Power food & novel extrusion technology platform

Plant-based foods are growing beyond vegan and vegetarians due to the emerging segment of the flexitarians, who seek to reduce animal protein consumption in their daily diet

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
Education

IValueFood

IValueFood (3 year project) will enhance consumer health and support the European Agri-food economy by improving future generations’ knowledge of, and engagement with, food

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