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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 40216656821-70
Registration date: 29/09/11 11:48:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/09/13 09:57:59
The date of the last annual update was 10/09/13 09:57:59

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: HEALTHGRAIN Forum ry
Acronym: HGF
Legal status: Registered Association
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Kaisa Poutanen
Position: Academy Professor / Chairman of HGF

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Jan Willem van der Kamp
Position: Board member in HGF

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 5 Vuorimiehentie 
P.O. box: 1000
VTT (Espoo) FI-02044
Telephone number: (+358) 405403326
Fax number: (+358) 207227071
Other contact information: Dr. Jan Willem van der Kamp, Board member
T +31 88 866 51 18
F +31 30 695 72 24

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: AIMS
-Knowledge and technology sharing between academia, industry and public bodies
-Stimulate and initiate research facilitating the development, processing and marketing of healthy cereal foods, including new research projects, continuing and expanding the scientific themes of the EU HEALTHGRAIN-project
-Exploit and expand the expertise created in the HEALTHGAIN project to increase the awareness, availability and acceptability of healthy cereal foods.
-Be the platform for the creation of a broader grain alliance for better health
-To communicate cereal issues with EU and global food authorities, policy makers, consumer/health associations and other organization
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 100
Complementary information: HEALTHGRAIN Forum has 59 member organisations from industry, academia and non-governmental organisations.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

EU HEALTHGRAIN project (514008)2005-2010

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 59
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.


Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 57,203
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 57,203
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 57,203
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.