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Hello technology!    Mar 30, 2018

Hello technology!
Mar 30, 2018

IMO-IMOMEC hosted this workshop on the 28th of March about the challenges the food companies faces in the near future: More efficient production, use of smart sensors and new packaging materials. i-FAST has found a lot of interesting innovations, insights and applications. These were presented on this workshop at UHasselt:
 
New sensor technologies for the food sector have been proposed that could fit within industry 4.0.

Prof. dr. Ethirajan presented its advanced MIP technology and announced the 2 feasibility studies that will now start and be developed together with a number of food companies and Flanders Food.

In addition, Prof. Thoelen told about the challenges that arise in the development and validation of innovative sensor technologies.
 
Prof. dr. Deferme then gave a presentation on the future of printable sensors in the packaging industry.

To conclude, the services of the IMO-IMOMEC institute were also presented together with the various techniques available to the packaging center that can serve the food industry.