Scientific research concentrates on advanced scientific research related to food safety, the health and welfare of animals and plant health in areas conforming to the goals of the organisation. Concurrently, the administers changes in the operational environment through anticipatory actions and reforms, with particular regard to the adjustments in sector research currently in progress throughout the public administration.
When defining targets for scientific research, future research requirements and those of research methods must be anticipated. Scientific research advances alongside developing the organisation’s requirements for control and risk assessment, and supports Finnish Food Authority’s efforts for reference laboratories and to develop related methods.
The public tasks and authority include scientific research. Data produced by this research are utilized by national operators as well as the international scientific communities.
Scientific Research Action Plan for the Food Safety Authority for 2015 - 2019. It describes the profile and strategic objective of scientific research alongside focus areas and measures for development.