Scientific research

Evira’s scientific research is related to the societal task and effectiveness of Evira.

Research results are applied to directing controls, preparing regulations, and developing international standards and directives, risk assessment, and in various fields such as agriculture and food industry, and to improving animal welfare.

Scientific research is focused on three interwoven entireties.

  • Food safety and quality
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Plant health and plant production

Research projects and risk assessment projects are linked to these entireties.

Scientific research is networked

Evira participates in joint research projects together with other research institutes in the sector. The most important domestic cooperating partners of Evira are universities and sector research institutes. Evira also participates in international research networks, where cooperating partners are universities, and research institutes and laboratories in this field.

Scientific Research Council 

Scientific Research Council works within Evira. The Council’s task is to promote scientific research falling within Evira’s remit, and to promote cooperation between Evira and its stakeholders.


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