Lic.Sc. (Tech.) Minna Vikman work as a senior research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. She has over 20 years of experience in environmental biotechnology and biodegradability studies of plastics, polymers and packaging materials. She has worked in national and international projects related to biodegradability, municipal waste management and composting. At VTT, she is responsible for the facilities related to the testing of biodegradability. She has published 18 scientific peer-reviewed publications on several topics such as biodegradability of polymers and ecotoxicity.