VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is the leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries. Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge. We pave the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services. VTT creates new businesses for the food and beverage sector. Our pilots and even ready-to-launch products present new opportunities for any size of food industry.

VTT

VTT

P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044, VTT, Finland

CLC: North-East

Country: Finland

http://www.vttresearch.com

Contact

Anneli Ritala anneli.ritala@vtt.fi

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

VTT
Education

EIT Food Venturing School

30 students from many study backgrounds and many countries will come together to use their scientific expertise to come up with new concepts and products that will lead to sustainable utilisation of marine resources

VTT
Education

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities-2019

The main objectives of the SME workshops are an innovation process around “sustainable food production” to identify challenges and solutions in an accelerated innovation process building on the experiences of a previous project

VTT
Education

Venture creation as part of food related trade and scientific events

Matis ohf, VTT in Finland and Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge will create and pilot test a venture creation workshop connected to Design March and Food and Fun events in March 2018

VTT
Education

Venture creation as part of food related trade and scientific events II

Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research in Olsztyn (IARFR) Poland, Matis ohf in Iceland, VTT in Finland and University of Cambridge, England will run a venture creation workshop connected to XXIV Session of Young Scientific Staff and VII International Session for Young Researchers in Olsztyn Poland in June 2019

VTT
Innovation

Low-Energy Electron Beam (LEEB) to inactivate viruses and microorganisms on heat sensitive raw materials without affecting quality

Fruits, berries, vegetables, grains, herbs and spices are promoted as healthy foods that are consumed fresh or as part, for example snack bars, breakfast cereals or ready-to-eat meals

VTT
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

VTT
Innovation

Health SnaP

The purpose of this activity is to support healthy eating by developing a new food manufacturing technology and B2C business concept for at-site customised production of healthy snacks

VTT
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

VTT
Entrepreneurship

MAKE-IT!

We will achieve this by:  Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for hackathons and further prototyping resources; Designing and delivering a series of hackathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industry challenges in specific value chains; Training professionals to be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe

VTT
Entrepreneurship

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains

Creating a smarter and simpler food value chain across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship that needs to be developed

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