Flavoria® is a multidisciplinary research platform at the University of Turku that can be used for producing new scientific knowledge and consumer understanding for the sustainable development of both society and business. This unique lunch restaurant, café, and snack shop serves around 1,000 customers every day and simultaneously acts as a continuous research and development laboratory. Flavoria offers research possibilities and environments to both scientific and commercial entities, including research institutions, students writing their theses or companies developing their products and services. Sustainable development and human health are at the centre of Flavorias’ research.

For Scientific Research

A research and development laboratory utilizing

multidisciplinary technological solutions

For Customer

Restaurant and café for 1000 daily customers

For Companies

Customer undestanding and quick testing

Genuie development requires more multidisciplinary approaches, utilization of technology and deep understanding of new raw materials, production process, human body and behaviour. Flavoria combines multidisciplinary scientific research and flexible research services for companies. Five faculties: Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Turku School of Economics and Brahea Centre are involving Flavoria´s research activities. The aim is to promote new solutions for the needs of sustainable development and wellbeing.


What is Flavoria®?

Flavoria® is a multidisciplinary research platform concentrating on sustainable development and wellbeing.


Lunch restaurant
and café

Flavoria´s restaurant and café serve customers on weekdays at Kupittaa Medisiina D



My Flavoria® is a mobile application for Flavoria’s customers. With MyFlavoria you can keep track of the food choices you make, earn discounts, and participate in research studies.



Flavoria® brings new possibilities to study
multidisciplinary human choices and food experiences in both real life and multisensory lab settings.


Services for companies

Flavoria® offers several new solutions for companies. Consumer testing of products, packaging, and services can all be conducted in a flexible manner.


Flavoria’s customers food knowledge and research application

My Flavoria on mobile phone