1. Students and faculty show off the latest food technology

    Students and faculty show off the latest food technology

    The conference is meant to enable the combination of industry and academia. The future of healthy eating drew crowds Thursday at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture at Hebrew University in Rehovot. Celebrating the institution’s 75th anniversary and giving students the opportunity to showcase their work, about 300 people came to the event featuring some of the latest developments in Israeli food technology from 3D printing meals to protein powder from fly larva. “The purpose [of the conference] is to combine industry and academia together,” Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition head Oren Froy said. “We have ...

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    1. The purpose [of the conference] is to combine industry and academia together.
    2. If they're small, medium or multinational companies, they know that they continuously have to find the next product.
    3. In the avocado oil industry there's a lot of food waste...so with that food waste we had to create a new product.
    4. For example, the regular kitchen in a hospital has so many requirements...here it's digital so you can, really with the same basic ingredients, you can do everything.
    5. The world is going to a place where food is going to end, so we need to find new sustainable foods or sources of foods.
    6. We've come to a conclusion that joining forces together entrepreneurs, investors, academia, food industry, new ideas that's what makes us a start-up nation.
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