Next seminars

Welcome to Viikki Food Science online seminars in fall 2020 as follows


Due to COVID-19 pandemia, seminars will be organized online until further notice. Please follow this page for updates. To join a seminar, please register by sending an email to the coordinator (antti.knaapila (at) and ask for the link to online seminar.



September 17th, at 15:00

Daniel Granato, PhD, Associate Professor (Natural Resources Institute Finland, Luke)

Chemometrics in food authenticity studies


October 29th, at 15:00

Pia Silventoinen, MSc (Tech), Doctoral Candidate (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki) & Research Scientist (Food Solutions, VTT)

Dry fractionation and functionalisation of cereal side streams for improved applicability in foods


November 26th, at 15:00

Antti Knaapila, PhD, University Researcher (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki)

Millennials’ attitudes to meat vs. meat alternatives made of plant-based protein – Results from the 3TexVegS+H consumer survey





Note to doctoral students: You can earn 1–3 credits for FHDP-013 Research Seminar in Food Science by participating in seminar sessions and giving a presentation yourself (for more info see WebOodi).


For more information, and suggestions for future speakers, please contact the coordinator of the seminar series Antti Knaapila (antti.knaapila (at)