3D food printing at TNO – Presented by Kjeld van Bommel, TNO at the 3D Food Printing Conference, which takes place on June 28, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.
TNO has been active in the field 3D food printing for over 7 years now. Initially focusing on the creation of interesting shapes, the research has expanded to include personalized recipes, and more recently the design and creation of texture. These developments comprise innovations in the area of the formulations (recipes) as well as the process and equipment used for printing. The presentation will show some of the latest developments at TNO.
About Kjeld van Bommel
Kjeld van Bommel works at TNO, the largest independent contract research organization of the Netherlands. His work focusses on the use of 3D printing for the creation of food, as well as more recently pharmaceutical and cosmetics products.
TNO is an independent research organization that connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.
What, When, Where: The 3D Food Printing Conference, Jun 28, 2017, Villa Flora, Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, The Netherlands.
The 3D Food Printing Conference is part of the first global Innovative Food-Agri Event – a two-day event (Jun 28-29, 2017) that includes 4 dedicated conferences and an exhibition:
- 3D FoodPrinting Conference (Jun 28, 2017)
- Vertical Farming Conference (Jun 28, 2017)
- Healthy Nutrition Conference, (Jun 29 2017)
- Smart Farming Conference (Jun 29, 2017)
- Smart Food Farming Expo (Jun 28-29, 2017)
Scope: As with all 3D printing applications and aspects, 3D Food Printing is a huge hype. The 3D printing technology will be fundamental to the way people interact with food in the future. Supermarkets are already testing to 3D print customized cakes, restaurants are offering printed desserts. Some even claim that there will be a 3D food printer in every home in just two years. However, much research is required to change the hype into reality. Which industries will be influenced by the technology? Which food components can be printed in the near future? And which aspects should be taken into account to ensure safety and maintainability of 3D printed food? The 3D Food Printing Conference will answer this kind of questions.
- Technologies for 3D Food Printing
- Ingredients for 3D Food Printing
- Patent issues
- Legal / Regulatory issues
- Investment opportunities
Target: Suppliers to the food industry | agricultural industry | hardware and software suppliers | food research institutions | health care professionals | hospitality and catering professionals | trendwatchers | foodpreneurs | certification and food safety institutions.