The next FRIDGE partner meeting and study visit will take place on the 23rd and 24th of March in South Ostrobothnia, Finland. The meeting is organised at the same time with a national Food Business Summit 2022 event taking place in the city of Seinäjoki every year.

During the meeting partners and stakeholders will get a close look at the food business development in South Ostrobothnia, network with food business developers in Finland and Europe and last but not least discuss project progress within the partnership.

Registration for the meeting is open until 7th of March. Do your your registration here: Registration for FRIDGE Partner meeting and Study visit in South Ostrobothnia.

The project partners from the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia warmly welcomes all FRIDGE partners and stakeholders to join the event in March!

Programme in short

DAY 1: Food Business Development in South Ostrobothnia

The FRIDGE project welcomes partners, stakeholders and other interested participants from all over Europe to come learn about Food Business Development in South Ostrobothnia. 

  • Morning Seminar: Food Business and Food Business Development in South Ostrobothnia (9:00-12:00)
  • Food Province Lunch at Prikka (12:00- 13:30)
  • A study visit tour at SeAMK laboratories (13:30 - 15:00)

                     Case 1: #FromWaste2Taste at Frami Food Lab. Demo of brewing beer of waste bread.
                     Case 2: #Robohand on duty. Demo of robotic hand serving food in hospitals.
                     Case 3: #XR technology and Food.

  • Site Visit and Dinner at Kyrö Distillery (17:00 – 22:00)

Day 2: Food Business Summit & FRIDGE project meeting

The FRIDGE project partners and stakeholders have an opportunity to take part in Food Business Summit event on Thursday 24th of March. The event is organised in collaboration between few key organisations and food development projects in the area. The key partnering organisations are Into Seinäjoki Business Development and Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

During the day the project partners will also discuss technical project issues in a project meeting. 

Thursday 24.3.2022

  • Food Business Summit Seminar with focus on future food trends (from 9:00 - 12:30)
  • FRIDGE project meeting (12:30-14:30)
  • Match Making and Local Food Fair (from 14:30 to 16:30)
  • Farewell dinner at Juurella (19:00)

See the full agenda for the meeting here: FRIDGE Partner Meeting and Study Visit in South Ostrobothnia

Don't forget to register in the event by 7th of March!

Arriving in Seinäjoki

Here is a bunch of practical information that you should know before arriving in Seinäjoki. 

You can find details on how to book a train, where to find a hotel, what to see in Seinäjoki and how to move around.