Food Valley

Research group

Food valley (Ruokalaakso) is an open knowledge-based network, which supports know-how and influence of food sector in Northern Savo.


Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

Food valley (Ruokalaakso) is an actively building network, which aims to support the knowledge and effectiveness of food sector in Northern Savo. Organizations of the ongoing project are University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Savonia University of Applied Sciences and a regional development company SavoGrow, and a large network of food related companies. The Financier is the The Regional Council of Pohjois-Savo.

Food valley scope necessities and develop collaboration to advance food related companies and organizations. It creates research and development platforms and support collaboration between food actors.

Food valley has strong connections to other local ecosystems, as well as to national and international food research and business actors.

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