While the collaboration between Biozoon and FoodJet to 3D print food for the elderly did not yield marketable results, we have learned that progress continues to be made in aiding people with dysphagia and swallowing issues.
We spoke to Lynette Kucsma, co-founder of Natural Machines , to learn more about the Spanish startup’s work in that field. After launching a Kickstarter campaign that didn’t quite get off the ground, Natural Machines realized that crowdfunding wasn’t necessary to build a successful startup. Based on some of the vaporware that has come out of such sites, as well as the need to stick to delivery deadlines, crowdfunding may not always be the best way to launch a product. One other use that Kickstarter serves, however, is the ability to conduct valuable market research, which informed Kucsma as to the direction in which the company needed to head. The campaign made […]
3D-printed food can be created in appealing shapes after being pureed and contain the necessary nutrients. Additive...