The high standard of research conducted at Valio is epitomised by the fact that several Valio personnel have defended their doctoral dissertations recently. The depth of collaboration that exists between Valio and the science communities is unique in the Finnish business world.
A researcher’s work in preparing a doctoral dissertation at Valio offers an excellent opportunity for collaboration between the company and universities. It creates the opportunity to work with the universities’ resources and increases the reliability of our research in the eyes of others. Collaboration also increases the potential to attract an increasingly motivated expert staff to Valio’s R&D unit.
The science communities’ desire to collaborate with the company proves that the research conducted at Valio meets the criteria set for reliable research.
Research work at Valio is as competent as research conducted at the universities. Valio always publishes its results and they can be reviewed by the rest of the science world. Valio also employs similar research criteria to those of the universities.