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MTT Agrifood Research Finland

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Beschreibung

Research is one of the key elements behind financial growth, employment and social well-being. Research is the pioneer that ensures the conditions for development exist. Our research promotes consumer well-being, the competitiveness of agriculture and the food industry, the sustainable use of natural resources, the quality of the production and living environment, and the vitality of the countryside.

MTT Agrifood Research Finland is leading research institute developing sustainability and competitiveness of the food system. MTT Agrifood Research Finland has at its disposal modern equipment and work premises and facilities for agricultural and food research, and varied and attractive settings for the practical testing work as well. Our advanced equipment, up-to-date software and suitable premises provide a favourable base for research.

The different domains of research take place in well-equipped laboratories and other research facilities. A supercritical fluid extractor is one example of the state-of-the-art technology managed by the Chemistry Laboratory which provides services for the entire Research Centre. MTT Agrifood Research Finland also houses modern DNA sequencers used for genetic research involving microbes, plants and animals. Several of MTT's laboratories, their testing and analysis services, as well as the official plant variety trials performed in MTT, follow standard quality systems. MTT's pilot plant for food technology includes top equipment for research and product development concerning milk, eggs and vegetables. Moreover, MTT has a pilot dairy where new dairy products are developed and different cheeses are produced on a small scale.

 

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Kontakt

MTT Agrifood Research Finland
Latokartanonkaari 9
FI-00790 HELSINKI
Finnland
Finnland

Telefon: +358 29 532 6000

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