Viikki Food Design Factory makes food system transformation happen through nurturing, nourishing and nudging out sustainable innovations and innovators.
Viikki Food Design Factory is the home of a new type of food innovation activity on the Viikki Campus at the University of Helsinki. It brings together food and innovation experts and facilitates the creation of new sustainable solutions related to primary production, processing, distribution, consumption, recycling and all related research and teaching.
Below are the videos of the seminar talks, except for two, which contained unpublished results. Accessibility subtitling coming in July.
Place: EE-building, Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2, 00790 Helsinki, Finland
13.00-13.10 Opening words - Ritva Toivonen (Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki)
13.10-13.25 Viikki Food Design Factory intro - Laura Forsman (Manager, Viikki Food Design Factory, University of Helsinki)
13.25-13.45 Keynote: Challenges and possibilities in the food system - Markku Ollikainen (Chair, Finnish Climate Change Panel)
13.45-14.40 Transforming systems - Food for thought
15.00-15.20 Keynote: Radical technologies for the food system transformation - Risto Linturi (Futurologist)
15.20-15.30 Highlights from doctoral research on food system
15.30-15.35 What else is cooking in innovations at Viikki – Harriet Gullstén (Viikki Innovation Platform, University of Helsinki)
15.35-16.50 Explore new facilities, tastings and demos from student projects and visit Viikki alumni startups’ and Germinator teams’ stands. Nettle Kombucha tasting by Nokkos Co!
Viikki related company stands by:
Germinator pre-incubator teams’ stands
Our new facilities & Food System Map!
16.50-17.00 Introduction of the Germinator program and next call - Laura Forsman (Manager, Viikki Food Design Factory, University of Helsinki)
17.00-17.40 Germinator 2021-2022 teams’ pitches:
17.40-17.45 Closing words
17.45-18.45 Refreshments and free networking
We'll be following all current guidelines on covid-19 protection in force at the time of the event. Please only come healthy and if you have symptoms, please use the link in the registration confirmation email to cancel your participation.
Parking space on the Viikki Campus is limited, so we recommend arriving by bus or bicycle, if possible. The nearest paid parking space to the EE-building is in front of the Forestry Science building (Latokartanonkaari 7). Below you can find a link to the campus maps showing the EE-building (number 12) and the nearest parking spaces.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call +358 50 3199 520 (Tiia)!