The Conferment Ceremony has several sponsors who financially support the festivities. By clicking their logos below you can read more about them:


Vetcare Oy is one of the biggest companies of veterinary pharmaceutics in Finland. Vetcare provides pharmaceutics and over-the-counter products both for pets and for production animals. Its clients are pharmacies as well as professionals in the field of animal healthcare. Pet owners are offered information on animal diseases and over-the-counter products.






The mission of the Finnish Veterinary Foundation is to support and promote veterinary research and education as well as practical veterinary care and related services. The Foundation implements its mission by awarding grants and scholarships and by supporting veterinary research and other activities in the field through other means.



Royal Canin develops, produces and sells high-quality food for dogs and cats. The administrative seat, as well as research and research centres are situated in France. The company employs more than 6200 people all around the world and its products are marketed in more than 90 countries. The dog and cat food of Royal Canin is sold in pet shops and small animal clinics.



Atria is a growing international, but Finnish food company. Its success is built on three bases: the people, the food and the traditions. Atria is one of the leading companies in food production in the Nordic countries, Russia and the Baltic area. Atria’s main client gorups are food shops, Foor Service clients and the food industry. It is also active in Fast Food concepts that are based on its own brands.



The purpose of the association is to act as a link between its members and to promote veterinary science and the practice of veterinary medicine in Finland and to care for the professional, societal, commercial and social interests of veterinarians and their joint aspirations. The association was established in 1892.



HKScan is the leading Nordic meat expert. It produces, markets and sells high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. The customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and the company’s home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. HKScan exports to close to 50 countries. In 2014, HKScan had net sales of approximately EUR 2.0 billion and some 7 700 employees.



LocalTapiola Group in a mutual group of companies owned by its customers. It serves private customers, farmers, entrepreneurs, corporate customers and organisations. LocalTapiola’s products and services cover non-life, life and pension insurance, as well as investment and saving services. We are also professionals in corporate risk management and welfare in the workplace.


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MSD Animal Health is one of Finland’s leading companies of medicines for animals. The company offers a full range of products for preventive healthcare for animals. Besides high quality products, the world-wide expert network of MSD Animal Health offers product support. The main product groups are vaccines, anti-parasitic medicines, heart medicines, hormonal products and anti-microbial medicines.



Provet programmes are among the most popular computer programmes for veterinarians. They include diverse data systems for patient indexing, billing and reporting. Provet offers versions both for single practitioners and clinics.



The Walter Ehrström Foundation promotes food hygiene and especially milk hygiene. The foundation honoring the ground-breaking work of Dr. Ehrstöm, gives scholarships to scientific research and awards yearly medals to producers of quality milk and promoters or milk hygiene. The foundation has funded two professorships and one part-time professorship at the University of Helsinki.


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KiiltoClean is a leading Finnish supplier of cleaning and hygiene solutions, and an internationally strong operator. KiiltoClean’s product range includes washing, cleaning, and surface-care agents, along with hygiene products and industrial chemicals.



LifeMed Oy, operating in the field of medical imaging on the territory of Finland, markets and sales ultrasound, MRI and both conventional and digital radiology equipment and accessories. The company has gained reputation of a trusted business partner to its customers, which vary from hospitals and health centres to private clinics (among which veterinary) and industrial companies


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Innovative analytical instruments, lab equipment and specialty diagnostics that provide rapid and accurate results for customers in research, clinical and applied markets.


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Immuno Diagnostic Oy was established in 1983. Thus, we have a long experience in importing and marketing high quality reagents for diagnostics and research in the Nordic markets. We provide our customers with a wide range of products in the line of clinical microbiology, pathology, clinical chemistry, cell biology and cytogenetics.