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Biosafe's 10th Anniversary Seminar
in Finland

Join us as we celebrate a decade of excellence in food and feed safety assessment, and dive deep into discussions with industry leaders at our exclusive seminar in Helsinki on the 22nd and 23rd of May, 2024.



The seminar will be held at the illustrious GLO Hotel Art in Helsinki. GLO Hotel Art is a charming lifestyle hotel built around a century-old Art Nouveau castle located in the Design district of Helsinki.
Address: Lönnrotinkatu 29, 00180 Helsinki, Finland.


 Pre-Seminar Day 

 Seminar room Dahlia, 1st floor 

17:00 - 19:00

Workshop on practical safety assessment tips from the Biosafe team. Frequently asked questions and our approach.

19:00 - 20:30
Evening drinks reception.

 Seminar Day 


 Seminar room Dahlia, 1st floor 

8:30 Opening, Pauliina Halimaa, CEO, Biosafe

8:45 Ruud Bremmers, Regal B.V.
Experience, issues and advice after the introduction of the Transparency Regulation

9:45 Refreshments

10:00 Alexandra Lensch, Evonik
Recombinant DNA: 50 Years of Innovation, Impact and Controversy

11:00 Paula Pescador, Biosafe
How to obtain GRAS status and how does it differ from EU authorization?

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Juha-Pekka Pitkänen, Solar Foods
Solar Foods' experiences

14:00 Yolanda García Cazorla, EFSA
EFSA’s Risk Assessment of Microorganisms Intentionally Added to the Food Chain

15:00 Refreshments

15:15 Jenny Makkonen, Biosafe
Bioinformatics of non-QPS strains. What is required and what is to be

16:15 Discussion and end of seminar


About Biosafe

For 10 years, Biosafe has been at the forefront of ensuring the safety and compliance of substances used in food and feed within the EU and beyond. Our expertise spans additives, enzymes, flavourings, and novel foods – all critical components regulated for market access. Mastering the complexities of the safety assessment process and obtaining authorisation from the European Commission is what sets us apart, and we've successfully navigated this complex journey alongside a growing network of esteemed experts.

The Seminar

Drawing on 10 years of experience in assisting clients for acquiring essential safety data and assembling comprehensive dossiers, Biosafe's seminar is designed to tackle the questions we encounter most frequently. We will delve into the problems that baffle industry professionals and offer hands-on advice on managing a diverse range of samples and products. We're also excited to explore the future, casting a forward glance at the changes that will shape the food and feed sectors in the decade to come.


Registration Details

  • Registration has closed. You can still ask about available spot: pauliina.halimaa@biosafe.fi or you can also fill out the form bellow. We will contact you and confirm your participation.
  • Limited availability with a maximum of 50 attendees.
  • Registration fee: €500 per person. Include lunch and refreshments.
  • Please provide your invoicing address and any reference or purchase order number upon registration.
  • Note: We do not accept credit card payments. Invoices will be sent electronically to the provided billing address.


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations are accepted until the 22nd of April with a full refund.
  • No refunds will be issued after this date.

Event Registration

Registration has closed. You can still ask about available spot: pauliina.halimaa@biosafe.fi or you can also fill out the form. We will contact you and confirm your participation.

Accommodation Recommendation

For convenience and comfort, we recommend staying at the GLO Art Hotel, located at Lönnrotinkatu 29, 00180 Helsinki, Finland.
When booking, use the code PROBIOSAFE to get a 15% discount.


We look forward to celebrating this milestone with you!