Nutritech - Rethinking the Food Chain

Academy Professor Kaisa Poutanen was conferred Honorary Doctor at University of Helsinki

9.6.2014 12:15


Academy Professor Kaisa Poutanen works at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and is co-affiliated at the University of Eastern Finland. She is an internationally highly recognized promoter of wholegrain, in particular rye products, and she has long and intense research collaboration with the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, especially in cereal-related research. Her mission is to develop new foods to help address obesity and other nutrition related public health problems. Her  particular area of interest is the impact of bioprocessing on dietary fibre and bioactive compounds of cereals and their role in relevant metabolic functions.

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