The 16th of August 2017 the RISE Innovation day “Increase knowledge in the industry” was held together with the inauguration of the new RISE Headquarters in Göteborg.
Among other things the Swedish Minister of Enterprise gave his view on the current business climate, future societal challenges and the expectations on RISE. The aging population was highlighted as one of the most important challenges that we need to address. The CEO of RISE gave a speech and various company leaders, innovation managers and politicians discussed future society and technology scenarios. As part of the presentation of RISE activities, 3D food printing was demonstrated on stage. Evelina Höglund printed food live during the innovation day program, and the potential to use this technology to improve food products adapted for the needs of older adults and dysphagia patients was discussed.