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Final results at Final Conference last week

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After three years of intense work last Friday the PERFORMANCE consortium presented the first 3D printer which prints full meals. Experts in the fields of 3d food printing, dysphagia and personalized food showed up in Brussels to discuss the innovative nutrition concept with the consortium.

Final PERFORMANCE Conference – Registration Closed!

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Thanks to the tremendous interest in the conference it is fully booked and no more registration possible.

FAZ article about 3D Printed Food in Restaurants and Nursing Homes

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The German daily newspaper FAZ.net sums up the 3D food printing scene, in particular  their future applications in restaurants and nursing homes. Of course, PERFORMANCE is mentioned. Enjoy reading: FAZ article, 24 August 2015

16th of Oct. 2015, Final PERFORMANCE Conference – Brussels (BE)

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Save the date! At the final conference of the PERFORMANCE project significant outcomes will be presented. Program and registration link follow soon. Save the date, the number of seats is limited.

Date: 16th October 2015

Place: Le Châtelain Boutique Hotel, Rue du Châtelain 17, 1000 Brussels, Belgium 

First 3D Printed Meal
Final Conference of EU Project PERFORMANCE – 16 October 2015, Brussels 
 
Welcome to the Final PERFORMANCE Conference in Brussels!

We will present you the first full meal coming out of a 3D printer. After three years of intense work in the €3 million EU funded project PERFORMANCE all 14 partners present their final results.

Be the first to learn more about the sophisticated PERFORMANCE 3D food printer, which produces nutritionally enriched meals for elderly with swallowing and masticating difficulties. In addition, the complex but simple ordering and logistics system, a new plate design and many other innovations complete the novel nutrition concept.

When: 16 October 2015
Where: Le Chatelain, Rue Chatelain 17, Brussels 1000

Registration: click to register

Preliminary Agenda

09:30-10:00 Registration

 

10:00-10:30 Session 1 (Chaired by: Matthias Kück, Biozoon Food Innovations GmbH)

 

Welcome from the coordinator and introduction to the day

 

The nutrition of elderly facing chewing and swallowing problems (10 Minutes)

Sandra Forstner, Biozoon Food Innovations GmbH (BZN, DE)

 

Overview of PERFORMANCE (10 minutes)

Matthias Kück, Biozoon Food Innovations GmbH (BZN, DE)

 

10:40-12:40 Session 2 (Chaired by: Thomas Lötzbeyer, Hochschule Weihenstephan Triesdorf))

 

Texturising systems and nutrient enrichment for food printing (30 minutes)

Thomas Lötzbeyer, Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf (HSWT, DE)

 

Packaging for personalised food (30 minutes)

Shared presentation:  Patrizia Cinelli, Universita Di Pisa (UNIPI, IT);

                                           Alexander Bardenshtein, Danish Teknologisk Institut (DTI, DK)

 

Nutrition control and the supply chain management (30 minutes)

Dietmar Langer, Sanalogic GmbH (SANA, DE)

 

3D printing – the platform technology and its integration in the production line
(30 minutes)

Shared presentation:  Pieter Debrauwer, TNO (NE)

                                    Pascal De Grood, De Grood Innovations B.V./Foodjet (FJN, NE)

 

 

12:40-14.00 BUFFET/LUNCH

During lunch the following will be shown on loop: PERFORMANCE animation, Spiegel online sequence

 

14:00-15:00 Session 3 (Chaired by: Alexandru Rusu, Biozoon Food Innovations GmbH)

 

Consumer needs, expectations and product requirements (15 minutes)

Melanie Senger, Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf (HSWT, DE)

 

Demonstration: Innovative PERFORMANCE meal production (30 minutes)

 

Product application and consumer acceptance (15 minutes)

Sandra Forstner, Biozoon Food Innovation GmbH (DE)

 

15:00-15:05 Closing remarks

Project Coordinator: Matthias Kück, Biozoon Food Innovations GmbH (BZN, DE)

 

 

15:05-15:10 Closing remarks

Project Scientific Coordinator: Thomas Lötzbeyer, Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf (HSWT, DE)

 

 

15:10-16:00 Networking with coffee

– this is an opportunity to try the 3D printed food and discuss future opportunities with the PERFORMANCE partners

 

 

We are looking forward to presenting you all aspects of the new PERFORMANCE nutrition concept in Brussels.

 

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PERFORMANCE Project
For many of us masticating and swallowing are activities that go as a matter of course. For several frail elderly persons the consumption of food can be an everyday challenge. While in their sunset years and faced with dignified aging can the personalised PERFORMANCE nutrition concept contribute to the health and well-being of elderly consumers facing swallowing and masticating difficulties? The 3D PERFORMANCE food concept prints full meals with even an additional function. They are personally enriched with nutrients?

First PERFORMANCE Newsletter

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PERFORMANCE, a Food R-Evolution for Elderly. Scientists deliver insights into the science of logistics, novel packaging technologies and in particular 3D food printing. Enjoy reading the first PERFORMANCE newsletter.

Production of first meals start

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Bremerhaven (Ger), March 2015. The production of the first 3D printed PERFORMANCE meals is about to start in the Biozoon premises. This month the production line is moving from Foodjet (NL) to Biozoon premises.