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Where: Hall A2, Stand 250
When: September 11–15, 2017

What is happening in the world of process engineering and packaging technology in the beverage and liquid-food industry? What challenges and opportunities are there—now and in the future?

The drinktec Forum focuses on the industry's leading future questions on all five days of the fair. Independent experts from the research sector and actual practice will answer questions and present pioneering ideas and practice-oriented solution approaches to the latest topics pertaining to techniques, production processes and automation technologies.

Technologies that have been developed at universities and research institutes and tested in pilot projects and practical applications are a strong source of momentum for all visitors. The fair gives them quick and easy access to additional information and valuable contacts with researchers included.

The drinktec Forum will help you see the bigger picture. Let yourself be inspired and get momentum for your challenges and responsibilities—now and in the future!

Main topics at the drinktec Forum:

Process technology for safe beverages

  • "Future Applications of High-Pressure Technologies in the Food- and Beverage Industry"
    Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Dr. Ana Lucia Vàsquez-Caicedo
  • "The microbiological challenges of developing novel beverages”
    Campden BRI, Karin Pawlowsky, Great Britain

New raw materials

  • “Chasing Novel Sweet Solutions - A Bittersweet Job for Industry”
    B.R.A.I.N AG, Dr. Michael Krohn
  • "The next generation of functional carbohydrates”
    University of Würzburg, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Seibel

Batch size 1

  • "Industry 4.0 in the beverages industry – Pilot project Robofill, flexible filling/bottling in batch size 1“
    TU Munich, Chair of Food Packaging Technology, Dr. Tobias Voigt
  • "Packaging customization and digital printing : promotion or mainstream?”
    Cape Decision, Jean Schrurs, Belgium

drinktec Forum Specials:

  • "5 o'Clock Topic" – great ideas and visions
    A special new highlight will be held in the Forum at the end of every day: Visitors can experience visionary, stimulating talks in the "5 o'Clock Topic” on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 5 p.m.
  • Special: Milk
    On the last trade fair day, September 15, all those who deal with the topic of milk should stop by the drinktec Forum. The presentation program of ZDM Association Day of the previous day is on the agenda with numerous topics concerning milk processing and liquid food.
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