Food and Pharma get personalized with 3D Printing! (VIDEO)


according to Kjeld van Bommel, Senior Researcher at TNO during his interview for JakajimaTV hosted by Pieter Hermans. TNO has been active in the area of 3D Food and 3D Pharma Printing since 2011. Based on its combined knowledge and expertise on 3D printing as well as food and pharma, TNO has been able to help organisations to develop exciting new products and services.

About 3D Food Printing Conference
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.

About Kjeld van Bommel 
Kjeld van Bommel is a senior consultant at TNO, the biggest contract research organization of the Netherlands. He is one of the founders of the 3D Food Printing program at TNO and had been active in the field since 2010. At TNO he is responsible for roadmap development; IP creation; bilateral, consortium, EU, and other project definition; as well as dissemination. Kjeld holds a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. His biggest hobby is baking (the old fashioned way).

About TNO 
The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) is the largest research organisation of the Netherlands dedicated to Applied Scientific Research, and one of Europe’s largest independent research institutes for technological and strategic research and consultancy. As a research partner TNO works for a wide range of companies and industries world-wide.

Kjeld will be speaking at the 3D Food Printing Conference.

TNO will also be speaking at the 3D Pharma Printing Conference.

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