MTT Agrifood Research Finland (MTT)

Leading research institute developing sustainability and competitiveness of the food system. It is a non-profit public research organisation operating under the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. MTT produces and disseminates scientific knowledge and new innovations for the agriculture and food sector. MTT’s core areas of expertise include animal and plant production, biotechnology and food science, together with economic, environmental and technological research, rural policies and market research. MTT’s research promotes food industry competitiveness, the well-being of consumers, the vitality of rural areas, the quality of production and living environments, and supports economic forecasting and policymaking. MTT employs around 750 people at 15 locations across Finland. MTT, the Finnish Forest Research Institute and the Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute are to be amalgamated under a new entity called Natural Resources Institute Finland as of 1 January 2015.

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MTT Agrifood Research Finland (MTT)



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