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NameGastronomic Plan for Kuopio Region
ContactHenna Lehikoinen
DescriptionGastronomic Plan for Kuopio Region

The aim of the project is to create a common vision of the responsible European Region of Gastronomy, the Kuopio 2020 area, nationally and internationally renowned food region. The project establishes a network that is involved in defining the strategic goals and developing an implementation plan for achieving the visio and the goals. The network consist of companies and other actors. One of the goals is to increase the international competence of companies and their capacity for international markets. In addition, the project identifies three indicators of social, economic and environmental responsibility that are measured annually. The result of the project is the North Savo gastronomic strategy, developed in cooperation with regional companies and experts.
PartnersPro Agria Itä-Suomi, SavoGrow Oy ja Kuopion kaupunki.
Funded byEAKR Flat Rate 2014-2020

Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.