The workshop brought together stakeholders from industry and academia to discuss the potential of additive manufacturing in the agri/food area. The key conclusions were that research is needed to support fundamental, medium and short term applications.
If such work id supported and carried out, there are significant improvements that could be made to current models and practices some of which would be dependent upon the realisation that additive manufacturing both offers a new way of working and a more inclusive paradigm for agri/food which has a more proactive participation from all members of the supply chain including real time feedback from consumers, health professionals and other end users directly to producers and manufacturers. Read more
Source: KTN media filing