The first edition of the 3D Food Printing Conference took place on April 21st 2015, at Innovatoren in Venlo, the Netherlands. The conference was an overwhelming success, attracting 160+ delegates, speakers and sponsors from many countries and provided great intellectual and social interaction for the participants.

A photo impression of the full-day conference can be found here.

Below you can find the program of the first 3D Food Printing Conference, which took place on April 21st 2015, at Innovatoren Venlo.

Presentations from 2015 can be downloaded here.


08.45 09:25 Registration and coffee
09:25 09:30 Welcome and introduction
Pieter Hermans, Matchmaker for Innovators, Jakajima.
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09:30 10:00 Jelle Groot, Analyst Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory, Rabobank International
‘What’s cooking in tomorrow’s kitchen?’
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10:00 10:30 Professor Mark J. Post, Chair of Physiology, Maastricht University
‘Medical technology to produce beef.’
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10:30 11:00 Pascal de Grood, CEO, Foodjet
‘Industrial food processing with 2D+ printing’
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11:00 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 12:00 Professor Thomas Lötzbeyer, Applied Science Weihenstephan Triesdorf / Print2Taste
‘3D food printing in catering and gastronomy.’
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12:00 12:30 Pieter Debrauwer, Project Manager, TNO
‘The EU project, PERFORMANCE, personalised food using rapid manufacturing for the nutrition of elderly consumers’
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12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 14:00 Dr. Dorothée Goffin, Directrice Smart Gastronomy Lab, University of Liège
‘3D Food Printing, a device of choice inside the smart kitchen experience to improve the culinary practice for nutrition and pleasure.’
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14:00 14:30 Professor Luc de Witte, Technology in Care, Maastricht University / Hogeschool Zuyd
‘Food printing: opportunities in long term care?’
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14:30 15:00 Luis Fraguada, Chief Technical Officer, Robots In Gastronomy
‘When will we 3D print our food?’
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15:00 15:30 Break
15:30 16:00 Jeffrey Lipton, Research, Cornell University / Seraph Robotics
‘Science and principles of food printing’.
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16:00 16:30 Melanie Senger, University of applied science Weihenstephan Triesdorf
‘Personalised food concepts and the future of food production.’
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16:30 17:00 Frits Hoff, Chairman Board Fablab Benelux and Fablab Maastricht
‘Experiences with 3D food printing.’
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17:00 18:30 Demonstrations and networking reception

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